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Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, or SFWA is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of professional science fiction and fantasy writers in the United States. [1]

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Adweek (or Ad Week) is a weekly American advertising trade publication that was first published in 1978.

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Alan Edward Nourse (August 11, 1928 – July 19, 1992) was an American science fiction (SF) writer and physician.

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Andre Alice Norton (born Alice Mary Norton, February 17, 1912 – March 17, 2005) was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy with some works of historical fiction and contemporary fiction.

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The Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy is an annual award presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) to the author of the best young adult or middle grade science fiction or fantasy book published in the United States in the preceding year.

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Andrew Jefferson Offutt (August 16, 1934 – April 30, 2013) was an American science fiction and fantasy author.

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Anne Inez McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) was an American-born Irish writer, best known for the Dragonriders of Pern science fiction series.

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Author Emeritus was an honorary title annually bestowed by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America upon a living writer.

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Barbara Hambly (born August 28, 1951) is an American novelist and screenwriter within the genres of fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and historical fiction.

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Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the American toy-company Mattel, Inc. and launched in March 1959.

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Barry Nathaniel Malzberg (born July 24, 1939) is an American writer and editor, most often of science fiction and fantasy.

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Benjamin William "Ben" Bova (born November 8, 1932) is an American author of more than 120 works of science fact and fiction, six-time winner of the Hugo Award, a former editor of Analog Magazine, a former editorial director of Omni, a past president of both the National Space Society and the Science Fiction Writers of America.

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BookExpo America (commonly referred to within the book publishing industry as BEA) is the largest annual book trade fair in the United States.

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The Ray Bradbury Award (full name "Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation") is presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to recognize excellence in screenwriting.

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John C. "Bud" Sparhawk (born August 11, 1937) is an American science fiction writer.

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Chris "C.J." Henderson (December 26, 1951 – July 4, 2014) was an American writer of horror, hardboiled crime fiction and comic books.

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Cat Rambo (born 1963) is a science fiction and fantasy writer and editor who lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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Catherine Ann Asaro is an American science fiction and fantasy author.

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Charles A. Sheffield (25 June 1935 – 2 November 2002) was an English-born mathematician, physicist and science fiction writer who served as a President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and of the American Astronautical Society.

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Cynthia Felice (born October 12, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois) is an American science fiction writer.

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Damon Francis Knight (September 19, 1922 – April 15, 2002) was an American science fiction author, editor, critic and fan.

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The Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award is a lifetime honor presented annually by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to no more than one living writer of fantasy or science fiction.

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Exploitation fiction is a type of literature that includes novels and magazines that exploit sex, violence, drugs, or other elements meant to attract readers primarily by arousing prurient interest without being labeled as obscene or pornographic.

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Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary plot element, theme, or setting.

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Frederik George Pohl, Jr. (November 26, 1919 – September 2, 2013) was an American science fiction writer, editor and fan, with a career spanning more than seventy-five years—from his first published work, the 1937 poem "Elegy to a Dead Satellite: Luna", to the 2011 novel All the Lives He Led and articles and essays published in 2012.

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Gordon Rupert Dickson (November 1, 1923 – January 31, 2001) was a Canadian-American science fiction writer.

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Gregory Dale "Greg" Bear (born August 20, 1951) is an American writer best known for science fiction.

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The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is a worldwide non-profit organization of professional writers and publishing professionals dedicated to promoting the interests of Horror and Dark fantasy writers.

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Not to be confused with iOS 9. io9 is a blog launched in 2008 by Gawker Media.

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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (Tolkien pronounced his surname, see his phonetic transcription published on the illustration in The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One. Christopher Tolkien. London: Unwin Hyman, 1988. (The History of Middle-earth; 6) ISBN 0-04-440162-0. In General American the surname is also pronounced. This pronunciation no doubt arose by analogy with such words as toll and polka, or because General American speakers realise as, while often hearing British as; thus or General American become the closest possible approximation to the Received Pronunciation for many American speakers. Wells, John. 1990. Longman pronunciation dictionary. Harlow: Longman, ISBN 0-582-05383-8 3 January 18922 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

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John Stewart Williamson (April 29, 1908 – November 10, 2006), who wrote as Jack Williamson, was an American science fiction writer, often called the "Dean of Science Fiction" after the death of Robert Heinlein in 1988.

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James Edwin Gunn (born July 12, 1923) is an American science fiction writer, editor, scholar, and anthologist.

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Jane Hyatt Yolen (born February 11, 1939) is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, and children's books.

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Jennifer Brozek (born December 9, 1970) is an American freelance author, game design writer, editor, and small press publisher.

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Jerry Eugene Pournelle (born August 7, 1933) is an American science fiction writer, essayist and journalist who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte.

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Joe William Haldeman (born June 9, 1943) is an American science fiction author.

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John Klima (born 1971 in Wisconsin, United States) is an American anthology and science fiction magazine editor, whose science fiction zine, Electric Velocipede, won the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 2009.

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John Michael Scalzi II (born May 10, 1969) is an American science fiction author, online writer, and former president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

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Lisa Gracia Tuttle (born September 16, 1952, in Houston, Texas) is an American-born science fiction, fantasy, and horror author.

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Locus, subtitled The Magazine of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, is published monthly in Oakland, California.

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Maggie C.A. "M.C.A." Hogarth née de Alarcon is an American writer and artist who works in the science fiction, fantasy, and anthropomorphic animal genres.

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Marta Randall (born 1948 in Mexico City) is a science fiction writer.

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Michael Victor Capobianco (born November 12, 1950) is an American science fiction writer.

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Michael Diamond Resnick (born March 5, 1942) is an American science fiction writer under the name Mike Resnick.

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Mystery Writers of America (MWA) is an organization of mystery and crime writers, based in New York City.

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The Nebula Awards annually recognize the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the United States during the previous year.

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A nonprofit organization (NPO, also known as a non-business entity) is an organization that uses its surplus revenues to further achieve its purpose or mission, rather than distributing its surplus income to the organization's directors (or equivalents) as profit or dividends.

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Norman Richard Spinrad (born September 15, 1940) is an American science fiction author, essayist, and critic.

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NASFiC, a.k.a. the North American Science Fiction Convention, is a science fiction convention scheduled only during years where the Worldcon is being held outside of the North American continent.

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The Open Book Alliance is an organisation concerned about the mass digitization of books and opposed to the Google Book Settlement, which they believe could allow Google, the Association of American Publishers and the Authors’ Guild collectively "to monopolize the access, distribution and pricing of the largest digital database of books in the world".

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to science fiction: Science fiction – genre of fiction dealing with the impact of imagined innovations in science or technology, often in a futuristic setting.

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Paul Levinson (born March 25, 1947) is an American writer and professor of communications and media studies at Fordham University in New York City.

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Poul William Anderson (November 25, 1926 – July 31, 2001) was an American science fiction author who began his career during the Golden Age of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century.

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Robert James Sawyer (born April 29, 1960) is a Canadian science fiction writer.

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Robert Silverberg (born January 15, 1935) is a prolific American author and editor, best known for writing science fiction.

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Robin Wayne Bailey (born 1952) is an American writer of speculative fiction, both fantasy and science fiction.

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Russell Davis (born 1970) is an American author born in Missouri.

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Sexism or gender discrimination is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender.

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Sharon Lee (born September 11, 1952) is an American science fiction, fantasy and mystery author who lives in Winslow, Maine since 1988.

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Steven Charles Gould (born February 7, 1955) is an American science fiction writer and teacher.

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Steven H Silver (born April 19, 1967, Hinsdale, Illinois) is an American science fiction fan and bibliographer, publisher, and editor.

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Tansy Rayner Roberts (born 22 May 1978) is an Australian fantasy writer.

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The Daily Dot is an online newspaper that covers Internet topics and eSports.

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The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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Todd J. McCaffrey (born 27 April 1956 as Todd Johnson) is an Irish American author of science fiction best known for continuing the Dragonriders of Pern series in collaboration with his mother Anne McCaffrey.

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Victoria Strauss (born in 1955, in Exeter, New Hampshire) is the author of nine fantasy novels for adults and young adults, including the Stone duology (The Arm of the Stone and The Garden of the Stone) and the Way of Arata duology (The Burning Land and The Awakened City).

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The World Fantasy Convention is an annual convention of professionals, collectors, and others interested in the field of fantasy.

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Worldcon, or more formally the World Science Fiction Convention, the annual convention of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS), is a science fiction convention.

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Young-adult fiction or young adult literature, often abbreviated as YA, is fiction written, published, or marketed to adolescents and young adults.

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A 501(c) organization, also known colloquially as a 501(c), is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization in the United States.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_Fiction_and_Fantasy_Writers_of_America

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