Archive for the ‘Bulletin’ Category

Presidential Statement Regarding the SFWA Bulletin

Over the past few days, there has been much public discussion about a non-member’s petition to SFWA regarding oversight of our member publication, the Bulletin. While this petition has not been formally presented to SFWA, I have seen versions and they express concerns for something that does not and will not exist: Specifically, the editor […]

SFWA Job Posting: Editor-in-Chief/Business Manager

Title: Editor-in-Chief/Business Manager Department: Publications Reports to: President of SFWA Compensation: Salary Commensurate with Experience – no benefits Location: Telecommuting position within the United States Job Summary The SFWA Bulletin Editor is the official publisher of one of SFWA’s key communications vehicles. The editor’s responsibilities include informing members and the external subscribers of relevant organization and public news, activities and […]

You Can Take It With You

Interstellar space travel. We dream about it. We write about it. Science fiction writers have come up with all manners of interstellar travel, ranging from multigenerational arks, to wormhole generating warp drives that can spit you across the galaxy in a blink of an eye. As wondrous and amazing as all these approaches may be, most suffer from a very fundamental problem.

US Justice Dept. urges rejecting current Google Settlement

Today the US Justice Department’s team of lawyers urged U.S. District Court Judge Denny Chin in New York to reject the Google Book Settlement in its current form, citing “class action, copyright, and antitrust” concerns.  However, they go on to suggest continued negotiations, “Because a properly structured settlement agreement in this case offers the potential […]