2015 Nebula Award Winners Announced

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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced the winners of the 2015 Nebula Awards in a50th anniversary ceremony held in Chicago over the weekend, hosted by comedian John Hodgman.  Also announced were the awards for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Andre Norton […]

2015 Nebula Awards Nominees Announced

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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) have announced the nominees for the 2015 Nebula Awards, as well as the nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. According to the SFWA’s eligibility rules, […]

Ann Lechie Wins 2013 Nebula Award for “Ancillary Justice”

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The 2013 Nebula Award winners were announced on Sunday, May 17 at the annual Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s Nebula Awards Weekend in San Jose, California.  A highlight of the weekend was the induction of Samuel R. Delany as the newest SFWA Grand Master. However, the most exciting […]

Chuck Wendig Discusses Sexism & Misogyny In Writing & Publishing

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One of our favorite Pen Monkeys, Chuck Wendig, published an incredible post on his blog yesterday concerning sexism and misogyny in writing and publishing. This piece comes on the heels of the SFWA controversy we mentioned last week and the atmosphere of sexism that has dominated the news media as […]

LitStaff Pick: Celebrating Females of Fiction

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Recently, there has been quite the hoopla surrounding what many are calling the sexist and obligatory “good ole boys” response to the gender issues in SciFi and Fantasy fiction. More specifically, the  SciFi and Fantasy Writers of America’s (SFWA) response to a controversial cover of the organization’s Bulletin that was […]

It’s official: The sale of Night Shade Books is going through

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From i09: For the past two months, the fate of Night Shade Books has been up in the air. Would the beloved indie science fiction press go bankrupt, or would a buy-out by two entities, Skyhorse and Start, go through? Now, at last, we know — Night Shade will continue […]

Nebula Nominees Announced

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Get ready SFWA members. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announces the nominees for the 2012 Nebula Awards (presented 2013), nominees for the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. Congratulations to everyone! Novel […]