The SFWA Contracts Committee believes there are serious problems for writers with the non-compete and option clauses in many science fiction and fantasy publishers’ contracts. The non-compete language in these contracts often overreaches and limits authors’ career options in unacceptable ways.
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The newest “SFWA Star Project” recognition is awarded to By the Silver Wind by Jess E. Owen. This is a model Kickstarter for all self-published professionals. Congratulations!
Welcome to the April Market Report for SF/F. Deadlines and Closures to Note: Alfa Eridiani (Spain) has ceased publication. Gypsy Shadow Publishing, Unlikely Story, and Urban Fantasy Magazine are closed to new submissions until further notice. Hyperpulp (Brazil) has not released an issue since 2012. Intercom-SF (Italy) is currently not publishing. Jupiter Gardens Press is closed to […]
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) would like to invite YOU to attend the 50th Anniversary Nebula Conference & Awards Banquet.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is pleased to announce that Sir Terry Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) has been named the recipient of the Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award. Among the positive changes SFWA has made this year is renaming the Solstice Award to the Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award. We felt […]
The SFWA Blog is now offering monthly market updates. Here’s the March, 2016 report.
A Kickstarter campaign for a documentary about Ursula K. Le Guin is in its final hours. As part of the final fundraising drive, all backers ($15 and up) will receive (in addition to the regular rewards) a “What to Read in 2016” as recommended by Ursula K. Le Guin.
The application period for “The Schrödinger Sessions: Science for Science Fiction” is open now through March 20.
SFWA is delighted to announce support for our latest Star Project: The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror #6.
SFWA has launched its Speaker’s Bureau. The Speaker’s Bureau connects organizers, librarians, and other individuals with SFWA members interested in participating in talks, workshops, conferences, or other opportunities.