Gamasutra is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
April 25, 2019
arrowPress Releases

If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:

Video game writers are now eligible for the SFWA's Nebula Awards

Video game writers are now eligible for the SFWA's Nebula Awards

September 7, 2017 | By Alissa McAloon

September 7, 2017 | By Alissa McAloon
More: Production

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) has introduced a new category to its Nebula Awards that seeks to recognize writers for outstanding work in video games.

Speaking to GeekWire, SFWA President Cat Rambo explained that attempts to even include game writers in the SFWA took decades. As a result of those efforts, the organization finally opened membership to game writers last year and will introduce a Best Game Writing award to the Nebulas in 2018.

“I would think that one of the things a Nebula imprimatur would mean for a game is that it is a game that really has some story to it,” Rambo told GeekWire. “That it’s a game that can achieve that sort of immersive wonderful experience that only text can bring.”

In past years, the Nebula Awards has recognized writers for their strong Science Fiction and Fantasy work in novels, novella, novelette, and short stories. While the website has not yet been updated with details about the 2018 awards, information on the Nebula Awards and SFWA membership can be found on the organization’s website

Related Jobs

Deep Silver Volition
Deep Silver Volition — Champaign, Illinois, United States

Senior Producer
FoxNExt Games
FoxNExt Games — San Jose, California, United States

Senior Producer
tinyBuild LLC
tinyBuild LLC — Bellevue, Washington, United States

Game Producer
Sony PlayStation
Sony PlayStation — San Mateo, California, United States

Sr. Manager, Competitive Gaming (North America)

Loading Comments

loader image