An independent group of creatives led by Tochi Onyebuchi is collating and analyzing the information shared by authors participating in #PublishingPaidMe on Twitter and elsewhere to write a preliminary report on how advances have been distributed in publishing. In order to do so, authors are encouraged to self-report data using this Google Form. The more […]
Writing ‘POC’ is not enough. It doesn’t merit applause, or points for diversity. What does merit applause and accolades is acknowledging and depicting unreduced minorities—especially marginalized voices—in writing. We are not a monolith. Our stories are as complicated and intersectional as anyone else’s.
POC in Publishing is looking for POC to volunteer as mentors for the next iteration of their mentorship program for 2021, particularly in the following fields in the industry: editorial, agenting/scouting, marketing, publicity, and art/design. Each mentorship will be between one mentor and one mentee who is either already working in the same general facet of publishing as the mentor, […]
by Leanna Renee Hieber
I’m often asked if my professional theatre and playwrighting background helps me as a fiction writer. It does in countless ways. Theatrical form, training and structure are holistically integrated into how I see the world and operate as a storyteller.
When SFWA pivoted from our annual in-person convention to the Nebula Conference Online, one of the things we realized immediately was that it would give us a platform to host continuing education and networking opportunities year-round. We thought that we would ease into it, but after seeing the vibrant community that formed during the Nebula […]
SFWA Joins Forces with Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership to Provide Members with Health Insurance Options
On June 10, the Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership (BIHIP), a coalition of nine organizations, including Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), announced a partnership with Lighthouse Insurance Group (LIG) Solutions to provide its US-based members with a choice of health insurance options.
“We give lip service to acceptance, as though acceptance were enough.” ― Octavia E. Butler, Parable of the Sower People ask how worlds like Octavia Butler’s Parable of the Sower can exist. It happens through the slow creep of power aided by the complacency of those shielded by their position in society. It is not enough to have […]
Welcome to the June edition of the SFWA Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA.
Elevation, Connection, Celebration The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America(SFWA, Inc.) is pleased to announce the winners of the 55th Annual SFWA Nebula Awards. Originally scheduled to take place in Woodland Hills, California, a decision was made to create a virtual conference in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Aboard the virtual flagship zeppelin, The […]
Elevation, Connection, Celebration From welcoming our newest grand master, honoring our solstice and service award recipients, and revealing the winners of the 55th Annual SFWA Nebula Awards, please join SFWA as we celebrate the best that science fiction and fantasy has to offer. A list of our nominees for the SFWA Nebula Awards can be […]