US writers’ associations announce Lifetime Achievement Award winners

The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America have named Connie Willis (pictured) the recipient of the 2011 Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award. The award, given for “lifetime achievement in science fiction and/or fantasy,” will be presented at the 47th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend in Arlington, VA, from 17 – 20 May 2012.

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Meanwhile, Rick Hautala and Joe R. Lansdale are to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards from The Horror Writers Association in recognition of their work. The awards will be presented at the World Horror Convention in Salt Lake City, UT, on 31 March 2012.

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