Welcome to the 2021

Nebula Conference Online

June 4th-6th, 2021

The Virtual Conference

The 2021 Nebula Conference Online takes place virtually again this year aboard the Airship Nebula!

As always, we are focused on content relevant to professionals in the speculative genre. Attendees will have access to 2021’s live and recorded content on career management and professional development, as well as expert knowledge panels, weekly writing dates, a year-round reading series, live workshops, Q&A sessions, and more. Registration includes a subscription to SFWA’s quarterly magazine, The Bulletin.

You do not need to be a member of SFWA to attend. We encourage anyone with a connection to the field to join us. This conference is accessible and we will strive to make this event comfortable, safe, and engaging for all attendees.

Already attending? Talk it up on social media using #Nebulas2021.

Tickets for 2021’s conference and a year’s worth of content aboard the Airship Nebula are $125 USD. Your access begins in May.

Problem logging in? Email us at tech2021@sfwa.org and we’ll get you sorted.

Watch the Launch of the 56th annual nebula awards

Join SFWA President Mary Robinette Kowal, Nebula Award Toastmaster Aydrea Walden, and SAG/AFTRA members Tori Barron, Marisa Blake, James Patrick Cronin, Cary Hite, Amy Landon, and Shammen McCune as they announce this year’s Nebula Award finalists in a live stream. The show goes live 8:30PM Eastern/5:30PM Pacific.

Watch the 2020 Nebula Ceremony ReplAy

From welcoming our newest Grand Master, honoring our Solstice and Service award recipients, and the winners of the 55th Annual SFWA Nebula Awards, please watch the replay of our celebrating the best that science fiction and fantasy has to offer.

How to Watch

About the Nebulas

The Nebula Awards® are voted on, and presented by, active members of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. Founded as the Science Fiction Writers of America in 1965 by Damon Knight, the organization began with a charter membership of 78 writers; it now has over 1,500 members, among them many of the leading writers of science fiction and fantasy.

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We have also created a matching program for the 2020 Nebula Convention Online so that each registration purchased this month creates a seat for a Black writer. If you are a Black Writer, please email events@sfwa.org for instructions on how to register.


All dates and times are in the America/Los Angeles (Pacific) time zone.

Middle Grade and Young Adult Literature… in Spaaaaace!

June 4, 2021 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Authors of middle grade and young adult science fiction discuss craft and career strategies to make this often hard-to-sell category more appealing to gatekeepers.

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