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Fantasy Worlds of George Pal Film Preservation

News from a Go Fund Me Campaign to preserve the interviews of science fiction film pioneer, George Pal:

Please take a moment and be a part of history by supporting the preservation of a series of historic rare archival videotape interviews – many never released –  from “The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal”  (1986)…..and before they are lost forever! 

Nebula Award Finalists Announced

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA, Inc.) is pleased to announce the nominees for the 54th Annual Nebula Awards, including the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book, and for the first time, the Nebula Award for Game Writing. The awards will be presented in Woodland Hills, CA at the Warner Center Marriott during a ceremony on the evening of May 18th.

SFWA Announces Giver’s Fund Grants for 2019

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, […]

Odyssey Writing Workshop 2019 Announced

News from Odyssey Writing Workshop: Now in its 24th year, the Odyssey Writing Workshop is widely considered one of the top programs in the world for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Acclaimed authors, editors and agents serve as guest lecturers, and 59% of graduates have gone on to be professionally published.  Among Odyssey’s graduates are New […]

SFWA Statement on Complaints/Concerns Regarding the Writers of the Future Contest

The Board of Directors of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have unanimously decided to formally and publicly acknowledge the multiple complaints and expressions of concern made both publicly and privately in recent months by former Writers of the Future finalists who state that they have had negative experiences during or after the event. As […]