The Solstice Awards were created to acknowledge members who have had a significant impact on the science fiction and fantasy landscape. It is especially meant for those who have made a consistent, positive, major difference in the genre.
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On Sunday, March 11, 2012, at 11:59 PM (Pacific), the window to nominate works for this year’s Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer will close.
Voting for the 2011 Nebula Awards, the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book is now open to all SFWA Active and Lifetime Active members. Ballots may be cast from March 1 to March 30, 2012 11:59pm PDT. SFWA Active and […]
Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop, held in Laramie, Wyoming, is now accepting applications for its 2012 session.
Author Mark Bourne, 50, died Saturday February 25, 2012.
His short fiction appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Realms of Fantasy, and numerous anthologies.
Script Frenzy is an international writing event in which participants take on the challenge of writing 100 pages of scripted material in the month of April.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is proud to announce the nominees for the 2011 Nebula Awards (presented 2012), the nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book. Novel Among Others, Jo Walton (Tor) Embassytown, China […]
SFWA Active and Associate members, today is the last day to nominate for this year’s Nebula Awards. You may do that online with the Nebula Awards nomination ballot. Your ballot must be received by Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2012, at 11:59pm PST in order to be counted. Please nominate, and then help us encourage other members […]
What are the secrets to Clarion West’s success? How did it get to be one of the world’s premiere training grounds for authors of speculative fiction? Most likely that’s happened because of you. Here’s how.
Ardath Mayhar (1930-2012) died on February 1. Mayhar began writing science fiction in 1979, although she had been publishing poetry since 1949.