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Arthur C. Clarke has died on 19 of March in Sri Lanka, where the English author had been living for 50 years. He was 90. Clarke had post-polio syndrome and the cause of death was cardio-respiratory attack.
He is the author of over 100 books, both fiction and non-fiction, most famous being 2001: A Space Odyssey. He is also credited with idea of communications satellites.
The works that have made it to the preliminary ballot for the 2007 Nebula awards have been announced. You can read many of the novellas online, links can be found from the Nebula site.
BSFA 2007 Awards Shortlists were announced on 21 January 2008.
BSFA is The British Science Fiction Association. BSFA was created 1958, when a group of leading authors, publishers, booksellers and fans decided that Britain needed an organisation to encourage science fiction in every form. Today BSFA unites members from Australia, Russia, Europe, USA, Canada and Argentina.
The World Fantasy Convention is an annual gathering (almost a reunion) of professionals, collectors, and others interested in the field of Light and Dark Fantasy art and literature. This year the gathering was at Saratoga, New York. The main features of the convention are the World Fantasy Awards.
The winners at this year are:
Some Finncon 2009 Guest of Honours have already been announced! And they're really exciting names:
More info to be announced at 2009.finncon.org