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Introducing the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc., has successfully filed to do future business as the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA). The nonprofit organization has adopted this new name for most professional purposes. Doing so allows SFWA to be more inclusive of its many international members. Over a quarter of SFWA’s […]

SFWA Membership Applications Open Under New Guidelines

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. (SFWA) has recently revised our requirements for Full and Associate membership in the organization. SFWA looks forward to welcoming speculative fiction creators for whom these new guidelines will allow them to join their peers as members in promoting, advancing, and supporting the science fiction and fantasy […]

Tired Disability Tropes In SFF: Do Better

By Anessa Kemna  Science fiction and fantasy should be the perfect places for disability representation. Writers make the rules in their worlds. But it’s difficult to find disabled characters and even harder to find quality representation in the SFF genres. It’s difficult in mainstream fiction too, but a genre built on imagination should have higher […]