~DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 20!~ The SFWA Self-Publishing Committee (SPC) is happy to announce that we are open for submissions October 3–1720, 2021, for two science fiction StoryBundles that will be released in 2022. This is a great chance for independent and small press authors to sell more books! Submissions will be accepted from SFWA […]
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by Kate Baker
“Why SFWA?” and “What can it do for me?” These two questions have stumped many a SFWA board member, volunteer, and employee throughout our existence. The typical answer had always been, “Bragging rights and oh, the emergency medical fund.” While those two things are definitely beneficial, I’m here to tell you that the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is so much more.
The Authors Guild and Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) previously announced that they collaboratively reached an agreement with a Hungarian science fiction magazine, Galaktika, which for years had been reprinting stories of American and British science fiction writers without their permission.
In a referendum with a third of voting members participating and over 6 to 1 in favor, the membership of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has approved bylaw changes that enable SFWA to accept self-publication and small-press credits for Active and Associate memberships in the organization.
SFWA is pleased to announce the results of this year’s Board elections. President: Steven Gould Vice-President: Rachel Swirsky Secretary: Susan Forest Treasurer: Bud Sparhawk South/Central Regional Director: Lee Martindale Overseas Regional Director: Tansy Rayner Roberts Congratulations to our new (and in some cases continuing) Board members! And we would like to extend our thanks to everyone who ran for office. Your […]
On July 1, we changed the backend email service for emails ending in ‘@sfwa.org’. Any email that no longer matches up with an account should already end up in my inbox but if you have sent an email and haven’t received a response or it was returned to you, please send it to me at […]
As the election season winds to a close, we’d like to encourage SFWA members to ask the candidates questions in the Discussion Forums. Since we have some contested elections this year, make sure you participate in the process.