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CFP: 2013 Eaton/SFRA Conference

Call for Papers The 2013 Joint Eaton/SFRA Conference Science Fiction Media April 10-14, 2013 Riverside Marriott Hotel Riverside, California This conference—cosponsored by the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy (UC Riverside) and the Science Fiction Research Association—will examine science … Continue reading

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2012 Prometheus Award Finalists Announced

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced finalists for this year’s Prometheus Awards, which will be presented during the 70th World Science Fiction Convention over Labor Day weekend in Chicago. The Prometheus finalists for Best Novel recognize pro-freedom novels published last … Continue reading

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The 2011 Bram Stoker Awards™

Reposted from the HWA blog: At long last, the anticipation is over. The Horror Writers Association announced the winners of the 2011 Bram Stoker Awards™ at its annual awards banquet. This year’s presentation was held in Salt Lake City, Utah, … Continue reading

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2012 Service to SFWA Award goes to Clarence Howard ‘Bud’ Webster

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America awarded Clarence Howard ‘Bud’ Webster the 2012 Service to SFWA Award for his outstanding work on behalf of the organization. Bud has had a long history in the science fiction and fantasy … Continue reading

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Clark Award Short List Announced

Greg Bear, Drew Magary, China Miéville, Jane Rogers, Charles Stross and Sheri S. Tepper are the six authors shortlisted for this year’s Arthur C. Clarke Award, the UK’s premier prize for science fiction literature. The six shortlisted books are: Greg … Continue reading

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Weird Fiction Review celebrates 12 Days of Monsters

Thanks go out to Weird Fiction for doing a special monster theme coordinated with our ICFA theme of the monsterous with contributions from Dora Goss, China Mieville, Nancy Hightower, Johanna Sinisalo, Julio Cortazar, Amos Tutuola, Jeffrey Ford. You can download … Continue reading

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Awesome guests!

           I hope everyone at the conference has had a chance to catch up with our fabulous guests of honor! Two luncheons down and our two guest speakers rival each other for humor and excellence… and let’s face it, brilliance. … Continue reading

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2011 Aurealis Awards finalists announced

Finalists have been announced for the 2011 Aurealis Awards, honoring SF, fantasy, and horror by Australians. Winners will be announced on May 12, 2012 at the 17th Annual Aurealis Awards ceremony at the Independent Theatre in North Sydney, Australia. Details … Continue reading

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CFP: PAMLA 2012 / SF Division

The Science Fiction Division of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association invites paper proposals for the 110th annual PAMLA conference, held this year at Seattle University, in Seattle, Washington from October 19th – 21st, 2012. All abstracts proposing original … Continue reading

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2012 Philip K. Dick Award Judges Announced

The five Philip K. Dick Award judges for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original format in the United States in the 2012 award year are: Bruce Bethke Sydney Duncan Daryl Gregory Bridget McKenna Paul Witcover Publishers who issue eligible … Continue reading

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