SFWA opened its doors to game writers as members this year, using the qualifications created by the Game Writing Committee. Alas, as with so much in life, those were not perfect, so we gathered information and worked on amending them. After long deliberation, the Board has voted to change the qualifications, and the motion has […]
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This summer’s workshop runs from JUNE 5 to JULY 14, 2017. Class meets for over four hours each day, five days a week, for both workshopping and lectures.
Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations (www.gifcon.org) has issued an invitation to authors and artists to submit papers and creative works.
This winter, writers can level up their skills in three key areas through live, intensive online classes offered by the Odyssey Writing Workshops Charitable Trust. Odyssey is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit known worldwide for offering some of the best in-person and online programs for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror.
The Sunburst Awards, recognizing “Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic,” has added a short story award category. Short stories published in magazines, anthologies or collections, or online all qualify.
Available as an ebook on a PAY-WHAT-YOU-WANT basis at https://gumroad.com/l/yellowvol (pre-order now, release date October 31st), all proceeds from The Yellow Volume, after hosting fees, benefit The Clarion Foundation.
Sheri S. Tepper (b.1929), critically acclaimed author of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mystery novels, died October 22, 2016, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she ran a guest ranch.
Everything Change: An Anthology of Climate Fiction is now available as a free download (PDF, EPUB, or MOBI).
“Everything Change” features twelve stories from Arizona State University’s 2016 Climate Fiction Short Story Contest along with along with a foreword by science fiction legend and contest judge Kim Stanley Robinson and an interview with renowned climate fiction author Paolo Bacigalupi.
Welcome to SFWA’s latest pro-rate Market Report. Please note: Inclusion of any market in the report below does not indicate an official endorsement by SFWA.
The Museum of Science Fiction has announced a new science fiction anthology: Catalysts, Explorers, & Secret Keepers. It will be a “take-home exhibit” featuring short works by and about the women of science fiction.