Author Emeritus

Author Emeritus

Author Emeritus award is an honorary title bestowed by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. It was created "as a way to recognize and appreciate senior writers in the genres of science fiction and fantasy who have made significant contributions to our field but who are no longer active or whose excellent work may no longer be as widely known as it once was." The Author Emeritus is invited to speak at the annual Nebula Awards banquet.

The position was created in 1995. The honorees so far have been:

* Emil Petaja (1995)
* Wilson Tucker (1996)
* Judith Merril (1997)
* Nelson S. Bond (1998)
* William Tenn (1999)
* Daniel Keyes (2000)
* Robert Sheckley (2001)
* Katherine MacLean (2003)
* Charles L. Harness (2004) -- declined the banquet invitation due to being unable to travel and was honored by SFWA as an "Author of Distinction"
* William F. Nolan (2006) [cite web |work=Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Inc. |title=2005 Nebula Award winners |url= |date=2006-05-06]
* D.G. Compton (2007)
* Ardath Mayhar (2008)cite news |work=Dallas Morning News |first=Edward |last=Nawotka |date=2008-04-24 |url= |title=Nebula Awards puts Austin and Texas writers at center of science fiction world]


External links

* [ Nebula Awards Homepage]
* [ List of past winners]
* [ SFWA Author Emeritus page]

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