Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
Type501(c)3 organization
PurposeSFWA informs, supports, promotes, defends and advocates for its members.
HeadquartersEnfield, CT
Region served
Approx. 1,900 members[1]
Mary Robinette Kowal

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, or SFWA (/ˈsɪfwə/ or /ˈsɛfwə/) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of professional science fiction and fantasy writers. SFWA is based in the United States but membership is worldwide. Damon Knight started the organization in 1965 with the name Science Fiction Writers of America, Inc. The president of SFWA as of 2019 is Mary Robinette Kowal.

SFWA has about 1,900 professionally published writer members worldwide.[1]

SFWA Active members vote for the Nebula Awards. They are some of the most important English-language science fiction awards.

Board and administrative staff[change | change source]

SFWA Board members

SFWA's Board of Directors includes the current president, vice president, secretary, chief financial officer, and five directors-at-large.[2]

Administrative staff

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "History and Statistics". SFWA ( March 30, 2017. Retrieved 2007-03-30.
  2. SFWA Board Archived 2019-10-10 at the Wayback Machine, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, accessed May 6, 2019.

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