Organizers of The Sunburst Awards, Canada’s only juried award for speculative fiction, are seeking short videos–or photographs with text–to promote awareness, as the group transitions from a privately funded venture to a non-profit. The goal is to raise the profile of Canadian Fiction. Not Canadian? Sunburst would love to hear from you too. To see […]
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Glenn Lewis Gillette (b.1946) died on Nov. 1 after a year-long battle with cancer.
Renovation is delighted to announce an open competition for the design of the 2011 Hugo Award base. The Convention is soliciting artists and designers from around the world to come up with a base that is worthy of the Hugo Award and which reflects the convention’s theme of the New Frontiers and/or the region of Reno, Nevada and the North-Western United States.
The Odyssey Writing Workshop, one of the most respected programs for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror, is offering three online writing classes this winter. Each class is focused on a particular element of fiction writing and is designed for writers at a particular skill level, from beginners to professional writers.
Member News for Andrew Burt, Trent Hergenrader, Lauren Beukes, Juliette Wade, Felix Gilman, N.K. Jemisin, Nnedi Okorafor, Genevieve Valentine, Yasmine Galenorn, Kevin Evans, Karen Evans and Catherynne Valente.
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Publishers Weekly reports that a New York Supreme Court judge has dismissed most claims in The Peter Lampack Agency’s suit against a former client, best selling mystery author Martha Grimes.
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The Norton jury is beginning its work of reviewing the field of young adult genre literature for 2010, and would like to invite authors to help us obtain your eligible works. The jury will add deserving but overlooked works to the ballot for SFWA’s Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. Member […]
The Carl Brandon Society, an organization dedicated to racial and ethnic diversity in speculative fiction, will hold a prize drawing of five eReaders to benefit the Butler Scholarship, a fund that sends two emerging writers of color to the Clarion writers workshops annually. In keeping with the Society’s support of literature from and about people […]
Industry News and Member News for Cat Sparks, Alethea Kontis, and Allan Cole.
Industry News and Member News for Eljay Daly, Gail Carriger, Yasmine Galenorn, Jennifer Brozek, Maria Lima, Frank Catalano, and Aliette de Bodard.