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Peter Beagle

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is pleased to announce that Peter S. Beagle has been named the 34th Damon Knight Grand Master for his contributions to the literature of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
The Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award is given by SFWA for “lifetime achievement in science fiction and/or fantasy.” Beagle joins the Grand Master ranks alongside such legends as C. J. Cherryh, Anne McCaffrey, Ursula K. LeGuin, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, and Joe Haldeman. The award will be presented at the 52nd Annual Nebula Awards Weekend in Pittsburgh, PA, May 17-20, 2018.
Beagle may be best known for his novel The Last Unicorn, and has also explored our fascination with the mythical in The Innkeeper’s Song, A Fine and Private Place, and a wide variety of short fiction. Beagle won the Hugo and the Nebula Award for his 2005 novelette “Two Hearts.” He has won the Mythopoeic Award for his novels The Folk of the Air and Tamsin. He was nominated for a Hugo for his adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings for Ralph Bakshi’s animated version and wrote the screenplay for the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Sarek.”

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, May 18
 

11:30am

 
Sunday, May 20
 

1:00pm

Mass Autographing Grand BallroomMichael Anderle • Charlie Jane Anders • Alan Bailey • barbara barnett • Sue Hollister Barr • Peter Beagle • Jonathan Brazee • Vera Brook • Michael Capobianco • Curtis C. Chen • Gwendolyn Clare • Neil Clarke • Kaelyn Considine • Michael Cooper • Sherrie Cronin • Beth Dawkins • David Day • Alyx Dellamonica • Rob Dircks • Carrie DiRisio • Lara Elena Donnelly • Gardner Dozois • Scott Edelman • Rebecca Gomez Farrell • Dr. Shana Feibel • Stephanie Fink • Susan Forest • Luke Fredland • Tina French • Todd French • Sarah Gailey • Laura Anne Gilman • Theodora Goss • Daryl Gregory • Amanda Hackwith • Joe Haldeman • Erin M. Hartshorn • Merrie Haskell • Claire Humphrey • Larry Ivkovich • Rekka Jay • david jennings • Michael Jones • Jeffe Kennedy • John Kessel • Scott King • Ellen Klages • Mary Robinette Kowal • Matthew Kressel • Jamie Lackey • Mur Lafferty • Fonda Lee • jennifer lee • David D. Levine • Beca Lewis • Sam Linton • Kari Maaren • PJ Manney • Craig Martelle • Kevin McLaughlin • Sam J. Miller • Terry Mixon • David Palmer • Sarah Pinsker • Daniel Potter • Cat Rambo • Jim Reid • Kelly Robson • Karlo Yeager Rodriguez • Patrick Rothfuss • Jason Sanford • Lawrence M. Schoen • Nancy Schrock • Elsa Sjunneson-Henry • Alan P. Smale • Lesley L. Smith • Rosemary Claire Smith • Bud Sparhawk • Michele Staffen • Jerome Stueart • Shanna Swendson • Tom Sweterlitsch • Rebecca Thorne • Tracy Townsend • Michael R. Underwood • Jamie Wahls • Martha Wells • Fran Wilde • Sheila Williams • Connie Willis • JY Yang • Caroline M. Yoachim • Peter Zuckerman