This year's inductees into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame are Wilson Tucker and Kate Wilhelm, as well as posthumous inductees Damon Knight and Edgar Rice Burroughs.
The announcement was made at ConQuesT 35 in Kansas City, MO, in May. Formal induction will take place at the University of Kansas on July 11th, as part of the same ceremony as the awarding of the John W. Campbell and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Awards.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame was founded in 1996 by the J. Wayne and Elsie M. Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction (at the University of Kansas) and the Kansas City Science Fiction and Fantasy Society.
SFWA News story
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame official site
Locus Index to SF Awards
SF Hall of Fame
Past winners by Year
Winners of the first Wooden Rocket Awards, for the best online sites operating in the science fiction and fantasy genre, include The Alien Online in the Best Online Magazine category, and Locus Online in the Best Print-to-Web Magazine category.
The awards are sponsored by SF Crowsnest webzine, with results determined by 12,647 online votes.
Other categories include Best Author Site (winner: Alan Dean Foster), Best Artist Site (Michael Whelan), Best Print Publisher Site (Baen Books), and Best E-book Publisher Site (Fictionwise.com). Complete results in 17 categories, with second and third runners-up in each, are at www.woodenrocket.com.
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