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Our Timely Obsession with Animal Crossing

by Tiffany Meuret It’s curious to witness the hold Animal Crossing has had on the SF/F and writing community. It’s wholesome, inclusive, and open-ended enough that players can create their own small fantasies within it—all desperate necessities during a pandemic and subsequent global unrest. Our world is in flux, our futures uncertain, but let me […]

SFWA Announces New Communications Manager

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca Gomez Farrell as Communications Manager to SFWA’s staff. The Communications Manager will lead SFWA’s communications initiatives to produce high-quality content to engage both SFWA members and potential members within the SF/F community, as well as expand the organization’s […]

SFWA Market Report For August

Welcome to the August edition of the SFWA Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA. Currently Open Analog Science Fiction & Fact Apex Magazine(Recently Opened) Asimov’s Science Fiction Baffling Magazine Beneath Ceaseless Skies Clarkesworld Magazine Cloud Lake Literary Daily Science Fiction Fantasy […]

Coalition of Eleven Book Industry Associations Launch Official Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership (BIHIP)

Today, a coalition of eleven book industry associations, including Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), launched the official Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership (BIHIP), an alliance with Lighthouse Insurance Group (LIG) Solutions designed to provide members from across the associations with a choice of health insurance options. As of August 2020, official BIHIP […]

Don’t Forget the H

by Tim Waggoner   The horror genre is undergoing a renaissance these days, with audiences devouring popular and critically acclaimed books, movies, and television series. If you’re a science fiction or fantasy writer who’d like to add more horror to your authorial toolbox, but you’re not quite sure how to go about it, you’re in […]

SFWA Market Report for July

Welcome to the July edition of the SFWA Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA. New Markets Addition Magazine Baffling Magazine Brain Games: Stories to Astonish If There’s Anyone Left The Wild Hunt Anthology Upon a Once Time Currently Open Analog Science […]

SFWA Looking for New Blog Editor

The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America are seeking to fill the position of blog editor for the SFWA Blog. BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) and other marginalized candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. This position pays a modest stipend monthly and will begin in August 2020, with a possibility of renewal […]