Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America to Admit Game Writers Writers who help create narratives for video games, table-top roleplaying games and card games will be eligible to be admitted to the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) following a membership-wide vote. SFWA will start accepting applications for this Active-level type of […]
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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is pleased to announce that the Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. Service Award will be presented to Dr. Lawrence M. Schoen in Chicago at the Palmer House Hotel. Comedian John Hodgman will emcee the ceremony on the evening of May 14. Dr. Lawrence M. Schoen has spent several years heading the election […]
On March 20th, 2016 the price for the SFWA Nebula Conference will be going up to $145.00. Don’t miss out and register now at the early bird price of $120.00. Banquet, tours, and some workshops are additional. $120.00 – Nebula Awards Banquet $30.00 – Legal Workshop (when combined with full conference admission) $50.00 – City […]
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is pleased to announce that Sir Terry Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) has been named the recipient of the Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award. Among the positive changes SFWA has made this year is renaming the Solstice Award to the Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award. We felt […]
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA, Inc.) is pleased to announce that C. J. Cherryh has been named the 32nd Damon Knight Grand Master for her contributions to the literature of Science Fiction and Fantasy. The Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award is given by SFWA for “lifetime achievement in science fiction […]
Registration is now open for the 2016 SFWA Nebula Conference. We hope to see you there! May 12-15th, 2016 Chicago, IL Palmer House Hilton Hotel Please visit: http://www.sfwa.org/nebula-awards/2016-nebula-conference/ for information and the link to register for the conference. Full weekend memberships can add additional items (at the bottom of the checkout screen) such as tickets […]
On behalf of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, President Cat Rambo is pleased to announce that Neil Clarke has been hired as the new editor of the organization’s flagship magazine, The Bulletin. After graduating from Drew University with a degree in Computer Science, he entered the educational technology field where he has […]
Crowdfunded self-publishing has emerged as a viable and increasingly popular path to creative and financial success for writers, and we continue to develop new initiatives to assist our members in their crowdfunding efforts. Now we are looking to expand our outreach beyond our own membership, to support the field at large. Beginning in January, SFWA […]
As part of its mission to serve professional genre writers, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is pleased to announce that for the first time they’ll be making the Nebula Suggested Reading List publicly available.
As part of its mission to serve professional genre writers, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is pleased to announce that their Contracts Committee has released an updated Model Magazine Contract.