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SFWA Names Susan Cooper as the 40th Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA) is proud to announce that Susan Cooper has been named the 40th Damon Knight Grand Master for her contributions to the literature of science fiction and fantasy. The SFWA Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award recognizes “lifetime achievement in science fiction and/or fantasy.” It is named after […]

SFWA Adds Poetry and Translation As Qualifying Works for Membership

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA) is now accepting poetry and translated fiction as qualifying works for membership in the organization. Interested individuals are welcome to review the full membership guidelines and submit an application. Since its 1965 founding and 2014 reincorporation as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, SFWA members have expanded the organization’s recognition […]

SFWA Awards the 2023 Givers Fund Grants

The Grants Committee of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA) has awarded 29 organizations, activities, and public interest programs with Givers Fund Grants. These micro-grants ranged from $165 to $4,235 each, for use for projects taking place in 2023. Givers Fund Grants are intended to aid projects that align with SFWA’s mission to […]

The 58th Nebula Award Ceremony Details

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA) invites speculative fiction fans and creators to the 58th Annual Nebula Awards® Ceremony. The ceremony will stream live on Sunday, May 14, at 8:00pm Pacific Time (PT) from Anaheim, CA. Facebook Stream: https://fb.me/e/YcT1H3gE YouTube Stream: https://youtube.com/live/DfHo4db1cA4?feature=share  During the ceremony, the winners of the 58th Annual Nebula Awards […]

The Inaugural Infinity Award Honoree: Octavia E. Butler

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA) is proud to announce the creation of the Infinity Award, with its inaugural presentation honoring the works and career of Octavia E. Butler (1947–2006) at the 58th Annual Nebula Awards® Ceremony on May 14. The SFWA Board voted to create the Infinity Award to posthumously honor acclaimed […]

Watch the 58th Nebula Awards Finalists Announcement on March 7!

We invite the global speculative fiction community to tune in for a livestream announcement of the 58th Annual Nebula Awards®  finalists on Tuesday, March 7, at 5:00pm Pacific Time! Facebook livestream: https://www.facebook.com/events/198142222865460 YouTube livestream: https://youtube.com/live/3nZqRdcKVeg?feature=share We are thrilled that the finalists announcement will once again feature SAG-AFTRA performers sharing live readings from some of the […]

2023 Kate Wilhelm Solstice Awards Go to Cerece Rennie Murphy and Greg Bear

We are pleased to announce that the 2023 Kate Wilhelm Solstice Awards will be presented to Cerece Rennie Murphy and posthumously, to Greg Bear at the 58th Annual SFWA Nebula Awards® ceremony in May.  The Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award is given by SFWA for significant contributions to the science fiction, fantasy, and related genres community. […]