British author Brian Jacques (b.June 15, 1939) died on February 5, 2011 following emergency surgery for an aortic aneurysm. Jacques published his juvenile novel Redwall, about a collection of anthropomorphic mice, badgers, voles, and other creatures, in 1986.
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BBC World Service, in partnership with the British Council, launches the 12th Annual Radio Playwriting Competition, which invites writers from around the world to submit a one-hour radio play on any subject.
SFWA Active and Associate members, there are only 11 days left to nominate for the Nebula Awards. Why not spend the weekend reading some of the 367 free pieces of eligible fiction available in the members’ only Discussion Forum. Then, hop over to the Nebula nomination ballot and nominate your five favorites in each category.
On March 1, 2011, membership rate changes for Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, will go into effect.
Member News for Madeleine Robins and Jennifer Brozek.
Member News for Yasmine Galenorn and Jana Oliver.
As we prepare to make our recommendations for the Nebula Awards ballot, SFWAns everywhere are no doubt pondering that annual question, “should I toss my hat into the ring for SFWA office?” Yes, it’s time once again to prepare for SFWA’s annual elections. John Scalzi has asked that I continue in my role as your […]
Member News for Eugie Foster, Tobias Buckell, Eric James Stone, David Levine, and Allan Cole.
Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, today issued a reminder that the deadline is fast approaching to gain the right to nominate for the 2011 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.
Industry News and Member News for Sara Creasy, Dan Gollub, Karen Sandler, Jess Haines, Seanan McGuire, and Laura Anne Gilman.