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Important News Regarding Our Hotel Block

The Nebula Conference is growing! The SFWA room block at the Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills has already filled to capacity twice. Fortunately, we have negotiated with the hotel to expand it and rooms are currently available. If you would like a reservation, please make one at your earliest convenience as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to expand the block a third time.

Please do not cancel a Marriott reservation through the website. Instead, write to Steven Silver at events@sfwa.org.

Reserve your room here.

Hotel:

Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills
21850 Oxnard St
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: (818) 887-4800

159.00 USD per night plus tax. In room internet included.

For questions about the Nebula Conference or for assistance with your hotel reservation, contact SFWA’s Events Team at events@sfwa.org.

The SFWA Book Depot and Mass-Autographing Instructions

Hello!

Thank you so much for registering to attend the 2020 SFWA Nebula Conference! We are getting everything ready for your arrival in just over 90 days from now. As we prepare, we wanted to give you an update on two important programs that SFWA will again be offering on site and how you can participate.

The SFWA Book Depot

This year at the SFWA Nebula Conference, we are bringing back the successful SFWA Book Depot. We will order hardcovers, paperbacks, and more, from Ingram, along with handling consignment sales for all attending members who sign up before our deadline of April 15th. However, please be advised that our budget for wholesale orders from Ingram is limited, and for this reason, we will only be able to order small quantities of titles that are returnable at full discount.

We will also be offering a consignment arrangement again. This option is particularly helpful for stocking indies, out-of-print or out-of-stock titles, or titles that are not readily available from Ingram with the terms listed above. SFWA’s consignment commission is 20% per copy sold, which helps offset our credit card processing fees and administrative expenses.

If you are interested in providing books on consignment in our Book Depot, you can sign up here:

Please note that for consignment sales, you are responsible for dropping off your books at the start of the event and picking them up before the close of the event. We cannot accept shipments of any consignment books. You must arrange to bring them with you or make other arrangements to get them to the hotel on your own.

For both the Ingram orders and consignment, we absolutely must have your information by the April 15th deadline or we will not be able to accommodate you. On-site sign-ups will not be accepted. If you are interested in participating in either or have questions please email Sean Wallace at sean.wallace@sfwa.org as soon as possible!

Mass Autographing

We would also like to remind you that the annual SFWA Mass Autographing will be on Sunday, May 31st, 2020 from 11AM – 1PM this year. If you have indicated your intention to participate but find that your plans have changed, please let the events team know as soon as possible. Space is limited this year, and we’d like to make room for as many attendees as we can. Thank you! You can reach the SFWA Events Team at events@sfwa.org.

We look forward to seeing you at the SFWA Nebula Conference!

Sincerely,

The SFWA Events Team

Nebula nomination deadline rapidly approaching

SFWA members nominating works for the Nebulas: Submit your ballot now! Do it now, even a partial ballot if you’re still deciding!

SFWA’s Nebula Award Commissioner must verify the eligibility of every one of the hundreds of works nominated. Getting your nomination ballot started early helps them with this huge task. SFWA members, start now and revise your ballot through Feb 15. 

 You can edit to make changes until deadline. If you submit now, you’ll help spread out the workload for our Nebula Award Commissioner & his assistants.

Remember, nominations must be made by February 15.

Nebula nomination deadline in 1 month

One month until the Nebula nominations deadline! SFWA Active & Associate members — start nominating now and revise your ballot through Feb 15. Beginning your nominations early helps the awards committee with their work confirming eligibility details (word count, pub date).

Last day for Early Bird rate extension!

Sale ends at 11:59 PDT on January 7. Click here to register, now!

Early Bird rate extended!

We have extended the Early Bird registration for the 2020 Nebula Conference to January 7! Early Bird rate – $200.00 ($325 with banquet ticket). See you there — May 28-31, 2020 at the Warner Center Marriott, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.

Register Now!

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