The 2019 Literary Awards Program winners

What an extraordinary contest! This was one of SFWP’s most exciting years. We saw so many amazing entries, and are still reviewing dozens of them for the publishing wing. Contracts have already been offered to several contestants, including Elizabeth Gonzalez...

The 2019 Literary Awards Program “Top Six List”

It’s been a long wait for the Short List folks! This year’s Awards Program was spectacular. There are so many amazing authors on the Short List, Carmen says it’s felt almost impossible at times to figure out the winning entry. To tide you over, here...

2019 Awards Program Short List

A couple weeks ago, we announced the 2019 SFWP Literary Awards Program Long List. Today, we received the “short list.” We are down to just 20 manuscripts. One of the authors below will be the winner of the 2019 Literary Awards program. Let’s get...

2019 Awards Program Long List

What an amazing Literary Awards Program! Over the last 20 years, the Awards Program has grown into an international sensation, attracting a diverse range of voices from all around the world. This year’s program saw nearly a thousand entries arrive from over 25...

SFWP’s Spring Titles Are Coming May 1!

What should you be reading this spring? By SFWP Editors   This spring, SFWP is releasing two new titles. We could tell you we’re super excited about them, but of course we are. Why should you be stoked, too, you ask? Well, just read on. There’s...

2040 Books – James Alan McPherson Book Award Finalists

2040 Books announces this year’s ten finalists for the James Alan McPherson Award! To all of the entrants, thank you for your submissions, and please know that the talent level was extremely¬†high this year, so decisions were not easy to make. From the list...