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Congratulations 2011 Chesley Awards Winners

Winners of the 2011 Chesley Awards, given by the Association of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists (ASFA), were announced at Renovation, the 69th Worldcon, August 18, 2011. Thanks, Locus, for the announcement! 🙂 Best Cover Illustration – Paperback Book: Jason[...]

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Hugo Awards will be announced tonight!

Are you ready for the Hugo Awards announcement? If you can’t wait, watch it streaming live! Good luck to those friends of the conference that are up for awards![...]

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Launch of Zanzalá: Estudos de Ficção Científica

We are delighted to announce the launch of Zanzalá, a Brazilian on-line academic journal dedicated to science-fiction studies. Zanzalá can be accessed at http://www.ufjf.br/lefcav/revista-zanzala/. Zanzalá: Estudos de Ficção Científica (ISSN 2236-8191) is the first peer-reviewed Brazilian academic journal dedicated to[...]

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Congratulations Mythopoeic Award Winners

The winners of this year’s Mythopoeic Award winners were announced at Mythcon 42 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on July 17, 2011. Award winners are said to best exemplify “the spirit of the Inklings”. Winners: Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature:[...]

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The Binding Strength of Irish Studies

Congratulations to Donald Morse and his wife for their new book, The Binding Strength of Irish Studies. It’s a real work of love and we’re delighted about this accomplishment! The Binding Strength of Irish Studies: Festschrift in Honour of Csilla[...]

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2011 Locus Award Finalists have been announced!

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2011 Locus Awards. Winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 24-26, 2011. Good luck everyone![...]

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In Memoriam: Joanna Russ (1937-2011)

We are so sad to hear of Joanna Russ’s passing after a series of strokes. Thank you Locus for this obituary. Joanna Russ was a prolific fiction and non-fiction writer and is best known for her novel, The Female Man,[...]

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2011 Hugo and Campbell Award nominees announced

http://www.locusmag.com/News/2011/04/2011-hugo-and-campbell-awards-nominees/ Nominees for the Hugo Awards and for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer have been announced by Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in Reno, Nevada, August 17-21, 2011. The Hugo Awards[...]

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Seminar on Appalachian folk and fairy tales at WVU

An exciting opportunity will be taking place at West Virginia University this coming June. Folklorist and literary scholar Carl Lindahl will be leading the WVU English Department’s annual Summer Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies from June 9-12, 2011 on[...]

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Diana Wynne Jones 1934-2011

We are deeply saddened to lose respected author and friend Diana Wynne Jones to cancer.[...]

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