Welcome to Broad Universe!

Broad Universe is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, encouraging, honoring, and celebrating women writers and editors in science fiction, fantasy, horror and other speculative genres.


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Jennifer Allis Provost, Phoebe Wray, Suzanne Reynolds-Alpert

Our Vision is…

Equal recognition, pay, and opportunity for women writing and publishing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other speculative genres.

Our Goals are…

Broad Universe goals support women writing, editing, and publishing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and other speculative fiction:

1. Promote members’ work.

2. Educate members, the speculative-fiction community, and the public about women’s contributions.

3. Create a professional community and fan base.

4. Be a resource for women writers at every level.

So come on in! Take a look around.

  • Read about the organization
  • Look at our calendar to find events we're sponsoring and where I'll members will be appearing
  • Find news about our members and organization on the home page by reading the feed in the left column or searching the site in the right-hand sidebar
  • Locate resources for writers and information for librarians and other people interested in learning more women writers, publishing, and how being a member of Broad Universe and publishing
  • Browse our  member list
  • See a list of  member publications
  • And of course, we hope you will get involved.

Broad Universe is a nonprofit organization under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3). Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.