Ingathering: The Complete People Stories of Zenna Henderson, one of our best-selling hardcover books is now available in ebook format. And we now have its eagerly awaited companion book Believing: The Other Stories of Zenna Henderson in both hardcover and ebook format.
The Down Under Fan Fund announced that Erin Underwood has won the Down Under Fan Fund race and will become the new North American Administrator to the fund. She won an outright majority on the first ballot.
A quote from the news release: With CoNZealand being a virtual Worldcon this year and Covid-19, Erin will not be traveling to New Zealand this year, but hopes to travel to Australasia in the DUFF tradition in 2021, health and world events permitting.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NESFA has closed down access to the clubhouse for now. We’ll consider reopening and restarting our regular Wednesday evening get-togethers, game & media days, and reading & writing groups when the authorities allow moderate-sized gatherings. NESFA Business and Boskone Meetings will continue online at least until somewhat larger gatherings are allowed.
If you have a book borrowed from our Library, please email library[at]nesfa.org to be informed when we are open again to return your books.
The next NESFA Reading Group discussion will meet via a video conferencing method to be worked out among the group on Friday, July 3rd at 7pm to discuss Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw
The NESFA Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Story Contest for 2020-2021 is now open and will be open until September 30, 2020 The winners will be announced at Boskone 58, February 12–14, 2021, at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Boston, MA. Past winners are posted here.
This year’s Worldcon takes place in Wellington, New Zealand, from July 29 through August 2, 2020. Its guests include Mercedes Lackey (Author GoH), Larry Dixon (Author GoH), Greg Broadmore (Artist GoH), Rose Mitchell (Fan GoH), and George R.R. Martin as Toastmaster. Learn more about CoNZealand 2020.
NESFA congratulates Lois McMaster Bujold for winning the 2017 Best Series Hugo for The Vorkosigan Saga. NESFA Press editions of her first seven books are available.