Tanith Lee (b.1947) died on May 24. She was nominated for the Nebula twice, once for her debut non-juvenile novel, Birthgrave, and later for the short story “Red As Blood.”
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Ballots have been tallied and certified. The current board serves until June 30th. On July 1, 2015 current Vice President Cat Rambo will start a two year term as president, and current Secretary Susan Forest continues for two years in that post.
The 2015 Norton jury has convened and is considering eligible books.
In celebration of fifty years of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Ad Astra: The 50th Anniversary SFWA Cookbook collects recipes old and new from writers across the span of its membership.
This year’s Campbell Conference (June 11-14) brings together teachers and scholars to discuss the current state of and future trends in science fiction education at their institutions, especially as it pertains to degree programs.
The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced its Best Novel finalists for its annual Prometheus Awards. The awards will be presented during Sasquan, the 73rd annual World Science Fiction Convention August 19-23, 2015 in Spokane.
Nick Offerman will be Toastmaster at the 50th Annual Nebula Awards, held in Chicago, June 4 through 7, 2015.
The Libertarian Futurist Society has elected Harlan Ellison’s story “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman” to its Hall of Fame.
The University of Southern California has launched a global crowdsourcing competition, “The Next MacGyver,” aimed at developing a television show with a female engineer lead who is a role model for girls and young women.
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife, by Meg Elison (Sybaritic Press), has won the 2015 Philip K. Dick Award.