September 2022 View online
SLF Monthly Newsletter

What's In This Month's Issue:

  • Co-writing opportunities
  • Older Writer Grant Winner Announcement
  • Introducing SLF Courses
  • Con or Bust is Back!
  • SLF Shop is Live
  • 6 Things We Learned at ChiCon8 

Co-Writing Opportunities

SLF General Co-writing                 

When: Every Saturday from 11-2pm  

Where: Zoom; More info Here     

Chicago Chapter Co-Writing

When: TBD

Where: Updates and co-writing dates can be found on the Meetup page

Older Writers' Grant Winner: Terrence Kuch
Older Writers' Grant Winner: Terrence Kuch
The Speculative Literature Foundation is pleased to announce that Terrence Kuch is the 2022 Older Writers' Grant winner for his work "Westers".
More about our winner
Introducing SLF Courses
Courses are virtual classes focused on helping writers master different writing methods and sharpen their understanding and use of the various elements of speculative fiction. These classes will range in duration from single weekend workshops to 6-8 week courses, covering a wide range of topics.
Read more
Con or Bust is Back!
Con or Bust is roaring back into action. Now a Dream Foundry program, Con or Bust has resumed its mission to provide greater access to SFF conventions, events, and professional development for creators and fans of color. They've already awarded over $2,500 in direct grants and are just getting started. Dream Foundry is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit which means your cash or in-kind donation is tax deductible. Find out more on their website and donate now to make a difference in our field!
Con or Bust Official Webpage
Shop SLF
It's still called merch, right? We opened an online store! Support the SLF AND get a cute mug, pin, or shirt at the same time!
Shop Now
6 Things We Learned at Chicon8
Two weeks ago, the SLF went to ChiCon8, the 80th World Science Fiction Convention. Here are some things we learned:
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Thank you to the Oak Park Area Arts Council for their award of $4,000 to the SLF for general operating support as well as The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) for their award of $2,700 for general operating funds.

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