Professional Education

Welcome to the beta of SFWA’s Professional Education program. The world of creating science fiction and fantasy has changed drastically over the last decade, and it will undoubtedly change even more over the next.  Some changes may seem daunting at first examination, but they can be mastered.  The SFWA Professional Education program is designed to […]

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Legal Affairs Committee

Statements of Interest SFWA is a nonprofit membership organization of over 1,800 commercially published writers of science fiction, fantasy, and related works. Its membership includes writers of both stand-alone works and short fiction published with other works. SFWA is not a subsidiary of any other entity, and is entirely owned by its membership. SFWA has […]

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Contracts Committee

As directed by the SFWA Board, the purpose of the Contracts Committee is to: Update and maintain the existing SFWA contract templates; Work to develop and maintain a repository of sample contracts and contract-related information; Work to educate members about contract language and recommendations; Work to help SFWA and its members answer contract related questions […]

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Grievance Committee

by John E. Johnston III, Chairman, Griefcom “They promised to pay me, but when I asked for my money they just laughed at me.” “They told her that they because of the current economic crisis that they were no longer obligated to pay her anything.” “I would never have signed that contract if I had […]

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