In an apparent pricing dispute, Amazon.com has removed Macmillan titles from its lists. According to the NY Times: “Macmillan, like other publishers, has asked Amazon to raise to the price of e-books from $9.99 to around $15. Amazon is expressing its strong disagreement by temporarily removing Macmillan books,” Edited to add: 1/30/2010 Macmillon’s CEO confirms […]
Archive for the ‘News’ Category
Resources, Industry News, and Member News for Stel Pavlou, Eric James Fullilove, and Paolo Bacigalupi!
Each year SFWA, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, presents the prestigious Nebula Awards® for the year’s best literary and dramatic works of speculative fiction. This year SFWA’s Nebula Awards® Weekend will be May 14-16 in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on Cape Canaveral.
Resources and member news for Mary Robinette, John Scalzi, Sean Williams, Gail Dayton and Dan Wells!
SF Awards Watch reports that SFWA member Jedediah Berry has won the William L. Crawford Award. Congratulations!
The winners of the 2009 Aurealis Awards, honoring works of SF, fantasy, and horror by Australians, have been announced. Congratulations in particular, to SFWA members Ian McHugh, Jonathan Strahan, and Cat Sparks.
The Authors Guild is offering telephone seminars next week to help authors and agents who have questions about the Google Book Settlement. Remember the deadline to make a decision is January 28th.
On Jan 20, the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) , the National Writers Union (NWU), Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) and the Internet Society’s New York Chapter (ISOC-NY) jointly sponsored a workshop to discuss the implications for writers of the proposed Google Books Settlement (GBS). This is an audio of that panel.
Industry news and member news for Aimee Amodio!