News Items- 02/2011
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Orbit acquires the six-book Riyria Revelations series by author Michael J. Sullivan by
( 24 February 2011 / ) - Orbit is pleased to announce that it has acquired the six-book Riyria Revelations series by author Michael J. Sullivan, in a six-figure deal with agent Teri Tobias of the Teri Tobias Agency LLC. Orbit will be publishing the six titles as three two-book omnibuses in consecutive months in Fall/Winter 2011-2012. The first volume, Theft of Swords, will be published in November 2011; the second volume, Rise of Empire, in December 2011, and the final volume, Heir of Novron, in January 2012.
Nebula Award Nominees for 2010 Announced by
( 24 February 2011 / ) -
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is proud to announce the nominees for the 2010 Nebula Awards.
The Nebula Awards are voted on, and presented by, active members of SFWA. The awards will be announced at the Nebula Awards Banquet (http://www.sfwa.org/nebula-weekend/) on Saturday evening, May 21, 2011 in the Washington Hilton, in Washington, D.C. Other awards to be presented are the Andre Norton Award for Excellence in Science Fiction or Fantasy for Young Adults, the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation and the Solstice Award for outstanding contribution to the field.
- ‘‘Arvies’’, Adam-Troy Castro (Lightspeed Magazine 8/10)
- ‘‘How Interesting: A Tiny Man’’, Harlan Ellison® (Realms of Fantasy 2/10)
- ‘‘Ponies’’, Kij Johnson (Tor.com 1/17/10)
- ‘‘I’m Alive, I Love You, I’ll See You in Reno’’, Vylar Kaftan (Lightspeed Magazine 6/10)
- ‘‘The Green Book’’, Amal El-Mohtar (Apex Magazine 11/1/10)
- ‘‘Ghosts of New York’’, Jennifer Pelland (Dark Faith)
- ‘‘Conditional Love’’, Felicity Shoulders (Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine 1/10)
The Crippled God by Steven Erikson – UK Tour Dates 2011 by
( 16 February 2011 / ) - The Crippled God by Steven Erikson – UK Tour Dates 2011
Monday 21st February:
1.00pm: Book Signing
Waterstone's Birmingham High Street
24-26 High Street
6.30pm: Talk, Q&A and signing
Waterstone’s Manchester Deansgate
0161 837 3000
Tickets £3 redeemable against the book on the night (more ...)
WSFA Small Press Award Committee is accepting nominations for it's 2011 Award for stories published in 2010. by
( 06 February 2011 / ) - The Washington Science Fiction Association [www.wsfa.org] has established a
literary award to honor the work done by small presses in promoting and preserving science fiction. The award, now in its fifth year, is given annually for short fiction works (17,500 words or fewer) of imaginative literature (e.g., science fiction, fantasy, horror, speculative fiction or like literature) published by a small press. Stories may be nominated by SF authors and small press publishers. Details of the nomination process and contact information can be found at [www.wsfasmallpressaward.org].
If you have any question email: admin (at) wsfasmallpressaward (dot) org. (Source: )
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