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Archive for the ‘News’ Category
Member News for Paul S. Kemp, Jennifer Brozek, Eugie Foster, Amanda Downum, and David Levine.
The Speculative Speakers Service at AboutSF.com provides information for educators and conference organizers who are looking for guest speakers. Members of SFWA, who’d like to talk about SF at schools, meetings, or conferences, are invited to register.
Renovation, the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention, has announced that Angry Robot, Tor Books and Baen Books are sending donations for a book drive to benefit public libraries in the Reno area.
The Speculative Literature Foundation (SLF) has announced that proposals for the Gulliver Travel Research Grant are being accepted from July 1st 2011 until September 30th 2011.
Today the board of directors of SFWA voted to add Lightspeed Magazine to the list of SFWA qualifying markets. Just celebrating its first year online, this imprint of Prime Books is a 2011 Hugo Award nominee. Edited by John Joseph Adams, the magazine features science-fiction short stories and non-fiction. They have published SFWA authors such as Nancy Kress, Bruce […]
Dear Members, Last year, the SFWA board of directors voted to place Night Shade Books on probation for a period of one year. Night Shade Books responded by agreeing to work with SFWA to address the issues that our members had with their business. During the past year, Night Shade Books has been cooperative and […]
Funded by the National Science Foundation, Launch Pad, a week-long workshop in astronomy, is underway in Laramie, Wyoming.
Ian McDonald’s The Dervish House has won the Campbell Award for the best science-fiction novel of the year, and Geoffrey A. Landis’s “The Sultan of the Clouds” has won the Sturgeon Award for the best short science fiction of the year.
The jury for the tenth annual Sunburst Awards has announced the short-lists for 2011.