Is there a teen in your life who loves spaceships and shapeshifters? Do they stay up until three in the morning crafting elaborate tales of magic, murder, and missions to Mars? The Alpha Workshop for Young Writers might just be the place for them.
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The judges of the 2016 Philip K. Dick Award and the Philadelphia SF Society, along with the Philip K. Dick Trust, are pleased to announce six nominated works that comprise the final ballot for the award.
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Kim Stanley Robinson, science fiction author, is the 2016 winner of the Robert A. Heinlein Award. The award is bestowed for outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings that inspire the human exploration of space.
The Sunburst Awards, an annual celebration of excellence in Canadian fantastic literature, announces that its 2016 call for submissions is now open.
by Lee Martindale, SFWA Director-at-Large It’s no stretch of the imagination to say that I take accessibility issues personally. I’ve been running into them since I became a paraplegic in 1991 and dealing with them in SF convention settings since my first guest writer gig in 1994. Over the course of more than three hundred […]
Recognizing that crowdfunding has rapidly emerged as a significant means of income for authors, SFWA now maintains a curated page and official group for project creators on Kickstarter.
100 Year Starshipâ (100YSSâ) has announced the winners of the inaugural 2015 Canopus Award honoring excellence in interstellar writing.
Awkward Robots, AKA The cohesive Clarion class of 2012, is at it again. Last year they released The Red Volume and raised $1,500 for the Clarion Foundation. This year–just in time for Halloween—they’re following up with The Orange Volume.
Odyssey’s online classes are unique among writing programs. Sessions are held live through Web conferencing software, so students can have an active learning process, asking questions and participating in discussions.