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In Memoriam – Harris

Harris (b.1964) died on November 17 following a stroke. They wrote under the pennames Anne Harris, Jessica Freely, and Pearl North. Harris began publishing science fiction in 1991 with the short story “Chango Is a Dog.” Their first novel, The Nature of Smoke, followed in 1996.  In 1998, Harris won the inaugural Spectrum Award for their […]

In Memoriam – Greg Bear

Author and former SFWA President Greg Bear (b.1951) died on November 19 following a stroke after complications during heart surgery. Bear’s first short story, “Destroyers,” appeared in 1967 in Famous Science Fiction and his first novel, Hegira, was published in 1979. Bear won the Nebula Award for his novella “Hardfought” and his novels Moving Mars and Darwin’s Radio. His stories […]

You’re Invited to an Indie Author Town Hall!

Join SFWA’s Independent Authors Committee at our town hall on November 10 at 4:00pm Pacific Time! We’ll be discussing how SFWA can be a voice for indie author advocacy with book retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple Books, and Kobo.  Independent authors’ relationships with our online vendors is essential to success! It may come […]

SFWA Market Report – November 2022

Welcome to the November edition of the SFWA Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA. The markets included on this list all pay at least $0.08/word in at least one length-category of fiction. New Markets Apex Monthly Flash Fiction Contest (Upcoming) Book Worms […]