Neil Clarke Picked As SFWA Bulletin Editor

Congratulations to Neil Clarke on his hiring by Science Fiction Writers of America as permanent editor of The Bulletin. He has been acting as interim editor since John Klima’s departure last summer.

SFWA President Cat Rambo said, “I was overwhelmed by the talented applicants that applied for the position, and I’m happy that Neil was one of them. His editorial talents are rock-solid, he’s a congenial perfectionist, and I’m looking forward to having him as a more permanent part of the internal team. I expect great things for The Bulletin in 2016 and 2017.”

Neil Clarke is best known as editor of Clarkesworld Magazine, launched in 2006, three-time winner of the Best Semiprozine Hugo, as well as a World Fantasy Award. He is also a three-time nominee for the Best Editor (Short Form) Hugo.

After graduating from Drew University with a degree in Computer Science, Clarke entered the educational technology field where he has worked at both the higher education and K-12 levels for the last twenty-seven years.

Since 2014 he’s published a crowdfunded cyborg anthology, introduced Chinese translations as a regular feature in Clarkesworld, and launched Forever, a reprint magazine. His next anthology is The Best Science Fiction of the Year which will be published by Night Shade Books this June.

Members and non-members interested in writing for the Bulletin should send a short pitch on their proposed topic, along with a bio of relevant experience, to The guidelines can be found here.

Questions, suggestions, and comments on the Bulletin may be directed to SFWA Bulletin Editor Neil Clarke at, or Kate Baker at

1 thought on “Neil Clarke Picked As SFWA Bulletin Editor

  1. I like “Clarkesworld”, it has good content, no political ranting of any sort, and comes out regularly and professionally. So this would seem to be a very good choice for the SFWA Bulletin, particularly since he’s already been doing the job.

    We haven’t had a Bulletin kerfuffle in ages, so that’s also a good sign.

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