SFFSA is a long running South African Science Fiction & Fantasy club. We enjoy social gatherings once a month, an extensive library of books for members, an excellent quarterly fanzine, mini conventions, a yearly short story competition and much more.
- *Covid-19 South African Online Portal* www.sacoronavirus.co.za **DON'T PANIC**
- Level 2 Restrictions
*** VIRTUAL MEETINGS HAVE STARTED ***
All SFFSA meetings IRL have been suspended until further notice. Even under lockdown Level 1, public gatherings will be disallowed. But, as many governments, organisations, clubs and others have done, SFFSA has gone virtual. See below for details about our next virtual meeting.
Be good and be safe.
- Next meeting: Professor Deirdre Byrne on Lauren Beukesís latest book "Afterland"
- Nova 2020 *** CLOSES AT THE END OF THE MONTH ***
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- The Constititution of Science Fiction and Fantasy South Africa was amended in March 2020
- Nova 2019 Final Judge's Report
- Download library list in xlsm format (2019/12/14)
- 50th ANNIVERSARY Commemorative T-Shirts for sale
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- SFFSA Calendar of Events
- RiLL publishes the Mondi Incantati 2019 anthology
- RiLL interviews Gail Jamieson
- SFFSA was at ScopeX on Saturday 14 September 2019.
- SFFSA History: new information about our origins
- Best of SFSA available for purchase
- 8x10 Art Prints: free (excl. shipping)
NEXT EVENT: SPEAKER (AND DINNER @ HOME)
SFFSA will host a Zoom meeting on Saturday the 19th of September at 18h00 CAT. Our own Professor Deirdre Byrne will talk on South African author Lauren Beukes's latest book Afterland. The talk will start at 18h00 but please join by 17h45. You will be conducted to the waiting room, whence our Zoom host will invite you to join us.
More details here ...
50TH ANNIVERSARY T-SHIRTS
We are offering a 50th anniversary commemorative T-Shirt. They are good quality shirts, with printing on the back and the front. This includes the original logo. Black shirts with white printing, or white shirts with black printing, are available.
Further details here ...
RiLL PUBLISHES Mondi Incantati 2019 anthology
Rill collaborates (link in Italian) with many international sites about short story competitions. Their latest anthology, Mondi Incantati 2019 can be bought from RiLL directly or from Amazon
Read about it here (Italian webpage).
RiLL INTERVIEWS GAIL JAMIESONAn interview with Gail Jamieson (in Italian) was published on their website. An AI-translated version can be found here
ScopeX 2019SFFSA had a stand at ScopeX, the Telescope and Astronomy Expo on the 14th of September. We thank everyone who helped to man staff the stand during the day. Please read our report back.
Probe eZinePROBE 180 (Anniversary Edition) now available to download
Best of SFFSA SF&F Short StoriesThe Best of SFSA Vol III available for R50.00 including postage (South Africa) or $10.00 international. Email email@example.com
If you want to see your artwork here, submit it to us and we may put it up here.
Artwork, articles and letters of comment (LoCs) may be published in Probe.