Panel

November 12, 2022

Climate Fiction: Adaptation to a new Literary Landscape

November 12, 2022 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join authors as they discuss how they approach the future of this genre and this planet in their work, taking on ever-evolving climate fiction themes of solarpunk, futurisms, optimism and grief, the role of activist literature, and how other works subliminally or explicitly address our relationship with our environment.

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October 08, 2022

Outside the Western Anglophone Hegemony: A Conversation on Writing by Asian Writers

October 8, 2022 6:00 am to 7:00 am

Join us as we highlight the experiences of Asian writers who publish in English language and US markets. Asian writers from across the globe will compare their craft, share tropes and traditions, and celebrate their influences.

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August 11, 2022

2022 Summer SFWA Member Business Meeting

August 11, 2022 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Every year as part of the Nebula Conference, SFWA holds a member business meeting where the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, and other staff and key volunteers talk to you about what we’re doing and where the organization is going, as well as respond to your questions.

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May 22, 2022

Live Readings: So, You’ve Been Asked to Read Your Work in Front of Actual Humans…

May 22, 2022 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Invited to an event to give a live reading of your work? Professional narrators are here to help with tips and tricks to win over your audience, combat the nerves, prepare for your reading.

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Leveling up: Strategies to Grow as a Writer

May 22, 2022 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

There’s no video game-style announcement to tell us when we’ve leveled up our writing skills. Sometimes it’s hard to know if you’re improving at all–especially when you’re just starting out. We’ll discuss ways that our panelists have leveled up their own skills, from formal workshops to writing groups to exercises and beyond.

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Promotion for Introverts

May 22, 2022 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

You’ve got the contract! Your book is coming out! Congrats. Now, you have to promote it. Truth is, even the “big” houses require writers to do much of the marketing footwork themselves, and there’s lots of info on what to do and when. But, for us introverts, the shy, and the neurodiverse, stumping our own work is, at best, a source of fraught ambivalence, and, at worst, a gauntlet of terror. There are ways to push through, though. Come hear from other introverts who’ve made it through marketing in one piece, more or less.

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The Value of Versatility

May 22, 2022 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Some agents, editors, and publishers advise authors to develop a brand. This branding sets the expectation that an author will stick to one genre, one style, or one format. But there’s a value to being versatile, too. This panel will discuss how and why authors should make and break their own mold.

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Writing in a Shared World

May 22, 2022 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

It’s your book, but it’s their world. How do you follow the rules of the literary universe and still contribute in a creatively fulfilling way? People hosting and writing in shared worlds talk about their experiences and give advice for those wanting to join an established property.

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Getting It Done On Time

May 22, 2022 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

You’ve sold the book and now they want another—by a certain day. Join us to learn how other mid-career authors acclimated to deadlines, balanced schedules, and got the book done on time—or managed when the deadline slipped.

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