The Speculative Literature Foundation has announced that it has pledged $250 per year to help support the SF&F Translation Awards, which are given to recognize the translation of science fiction, fantasy and related fiction from other languages into English. Science Fiction Studies has also pledged annual support for the awards. Currently the SF&F Translation Awards are holding a fundraiser, which will include prizes such as autographed books by Neil Gaiman and Jeff VanderMeer.
The Speculative Literature Foundation has announced that Mario Milosevic is the winner of this year’s Older Writers Grant. The $750 prize is given to help writers who are at least 50 years old and beginning to work at a professional level. The award has been given annually since 2004.
The Speculative Literature Foundation’s Grant for Older Authors in open for application through March 31. This grant provides $750 to authors who are fifty years or older. Applicants should send in a short biography, writing sample, and bibliography, if applicable. The grant is intended to assist such writers who are just starting to work at a professional level.
The Speculative Literature Foundation has announced Karen L. Simpson as the sixth winner of the Older Writers Grant. The grant of $750 is presented to an author over fifty who is just starting to work at a professional level. Simpson’s fiction is based on her personal life and her professional life as an historian.