SFWA has named Gene Wolfe as the 2012 recipient of the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award for his contributions to the literature of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
Posts Tagged ‘John Scalzi’
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America joins with the rest of our nation and the world in mourning those who were killed and injured in Aurora, Colorado early this morning, through the actions of a man whose motives are quite simply unfathomable. Our thoughts go to their loved ones and to all affected.
On May 18th, join Connie Willis, SFWA’s newest Grand Master, as she explains that when it comes to writing, tragedy is easy; comedy is the killer.
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.
I’m going to touch on something that I’ve discussed briefly before but which I think is worth reheating into its own post. Here are the best selling books in the US from 1912, which is (for those of you for whom math is not a strong suit) 100 years ago.
Buzzy Multimedia features video interviews of Maria V. Snyder author of the the New York Times best-selling Study Series and Hugo winner Paolo Bacigalupi, author of The Windup Girl.
The site also includes video interviews with award-winning writers John Scalzi and Mary Robinette Kowal.
Whether you want to self-publish your novel or are trying to land a traditional publishing contract, it is in every author’s interest to make connections and talk with the editors in our field.
A US District Judge has rejected an agreement between Google and some members of the book industry. If the deal had been accepted Google would have put millions of additional books online, in most cases, without the author’s permission.
Resources and Member News for Nina Kiriki Hoffman, John Scalzi, Elizabeth Bear, David Anthony Durham, John Kessel, Kij Johnson, Paul Park, Nancy Kress, L. Timmel Duchamp, Charlie Stross, Andrew Burt, and Allan Cole.
Industry News and Member News for Cory Doctorow, Laura Anne Gilman, John Scalzi, Jackie Kessler, Douglas Hulick, Harry Connolly, Deanna Hoak, and China Miéville.