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Archive for May, 2017

Gaiman to Read Cheesecake Factory Menu for Charity

As part of a fundraising campaign being organized by writer and comedian Sara Benincasa to benefit world refugees, bestselling author Neil Gaiman has agreed to do a live reading of the entire Cheesecake Factory menu if fans raise $500,000 for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Benincasa hopes to reach the funding goal by World Refugee […]

Game Writing Nebula Category

Beginning with the 2018 Nebula Awards (for works published in 2017), there will be a new award category: Best Game Writing. SFWA President Cat Rambo says “all forms of game writing will be eligible.” SFWA expects to have the game writing versions of their suggested reading list and new release newsletter available this week. For more on the […]

Springer Wins Tomorrow Prize

Sci-Fest LA has announced the winners for its Tomorrow Prize for short science fiction by LA county high school students. Finalists had their stories read by celebrity guests during LitFest Pasadena. Winners First Place: “The Most Satisfying Sound”, Joseph Springer Second Place: “The Dead Light”, Leslie Le Third Place: “Another Reality”, Samuel Fischbach Finalists “A […]

Vaughn Wins 2017 Colorado Book Award

Author Carrie Vaughn won the Colorado Book Award in the Genre Fiction category for her collection Amaryllis and Other Stories (Fairwood). Winners of the 2017 Colorado Book Awards were announced May 21 at the Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center in Parker CO. Found: Short Stories by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, edited by Mario Acevedo […]

2017 Roswell Award Winner

“Fifteen Minutes Hate” by Richard Larson won the 2017 Roswell Award for Sci-Fest LA’s short story writing contest. Allison Scagliotti read the story aloud and Larson received a $500 cash prize during a ceremony on May 20, 2017 at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena CA. For more information about the award, see Sci-Fest LA’s website.

2016 RT Awards Winners

Several titles and authors of genre interest were among the 2016 Romantic Times (RT) Reviewers’ Choice and Career Achievement Awards winners. For Career Achievement, Sherrilyn Kenyon won in the Paranormal category, Ilona Andrews won for Urban Fantasy, and Guy Gavriel Kay won for SF/Fantasy. The Paranormal winners were: Paranormal Romance: The Beast, J.R. Ward (Berkley) […]

2017 NESFA Short Story Contest

The New England Science Fiction Association (NESFA) SF/F short story contest is now open to entries from amateur and semi-professional writers. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and announced at Boskone 55, to be held at the Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston MA, February 16-18, 2018. Prizes include certificates of achievement, books […]

2017 Sturgeon Award Finalists

The finalists for the 2017 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award have been announced: “The Art of Space Travel”, Nina Allen ( 7/16) “Seasons of Glass and Iron”, Amal El-Mohtar (The Starlit Wood) “Touring with the Alien”, Carolyn Ives Gilman (Clarkesworld 4/16) The Ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle ( Publishing) “The Visitor From Taured”, Ian R. MacLeod (Asimov’s 9/16) “Things with […]

2016 Nebula Awards Winners

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the winners of the 2016 Nebula Awards. The winners are… Novel All the Birds in the Sky, Charlie Jane Anders (Tor; Titan) Borderline, Mishell Baker (Saga) The Obelisk Gate, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK) Ninefox Gambit, Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris US; Solaris UK) Everfair, Nisi Shawl (Tor) […]

2016 Analog AnLab and Asimov’s Readers’ Awards

The 2016 Analog AnLab Awards and the Asimov’s Readers’ Awards were presented at a breakfast celebration on May 20, 2017 during the SFWA Nebula Conference in Pittsburgh PA. The Analog Science Fiction and Fact: Analytical Laboratory winners are: Best Novella “The Coward’s Option”, Adam-Troy Castro (3/16) Best Novelette “Detroit Hammersmith: Zero-Gravity Toilet Repairman [Retired]”, Suzanne Palmer (9/16) Best […]

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