SFWA offers its condolences and support to the Asian diaspora communities, both in the US and worldwide. According to the FBI, the number of anti-Asian hate crimes last year rose by 100% and in many places more. Anti-Asian racism has long been a part of America’s fabric from the Page Act to the Chinese Exclusion […]
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A message from SFWA’s President, Mary Robinette Kowal: Last year, a member came to SFWA’s Grievance Committee with a problem, which on the surface sounds simple and resolvable. He had written novels and was not being paid the royalties that were specified in his contract. The Grievance Committee is designed to resolve contract disputes like […]
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 Board Statement Regarding the 2018 Nebula Ballot In light of recent events regarding the 2018 SFWA Nebula Nominations short list, the SFWA Board is aware of the ongoing issues. We will continue discussion on ways to improve our processes so that something of this nature does not happen again. With that said, we would like to make it […]
SFWA’s board of directors is proud to announce the Givers Fund Grants for 2019. $46,837 has been awarded to twenty-three organizations and programs. This is the largest amount yet, bringing our four-year total of grants awarded to $118,134. Giver’s Fund grants are awarded to support programs that further SFWA’s mission, which is to promote, advance, […]
Issue 203 of the SFWA Bulletin went to the printer this week. It contains articles from members experienced and new, information on SFWA’s opportunities, projects, and activism, and messages from the Board. This issue, guest-edited by Tansy Rayner Roberts, with Jaym Gates as Production Editor, was specially created to be used as an outreach tool for conventions and other events.
[SWFA’s presence at BEA] this year was an experiment, but a wildly successful one. We were able to inform, educate and engage people from all areas of the publishing world. Dozens of bloggers and librarians stopped by to talk to us and thank us for being there.
Dear Members: As we gear up for the next Nebula season, I’m going to be building a new contact and media list for SFWA’s publicity. If you run a blog, news site or newsletter, and would like to receive press releases, please add yourself to the mailing list. Likewise, if you would pass this along […]
Early in the morning of Wednesday, August 10th, the SFWA website was unavailable due to a hosting issue and service wasn’t restored until approximately 11:00 A.M. MST on the same day. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.