The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) have announced that this year’s Nebula Conference, scheduled for May 28-31, 2020 in Woodland Hills CA, will be held as an entirely virtual event.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the board of SFWA feels that holding an in-person event this May would be irresponsible.
The Nebula Conference will include panels, solo presentations, conference mentorships, workshops, forums, chats, and virtual room parties (including a dance party hosted by John Scalzi). A portion of the funds we raise will go to assist SFWA members financially affected by COVID-19.
And, of course, the Nebula Awards ceremony will stream live at 8 pm Eastern on May 30th.
On March 31, registration will open to the public and there will be an online demonstration of the conference. Members who have already registered can defer their membership to the 2021 conference, donate their fee, or receive a full refund. For more information, see the SFWA announcement.
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