Established in 1969 and based in Johannesburg, Science Fiction & Fantasy South Africa (SFFSA) is a club for fans of both science fiction and fantasy. Membership benefits include:

Monthly meetings
Annual mini-conventions
An extensive library
Quarterly Probe fanzine
NOVA Short Story
Much much more!

International and country members are more than welcome

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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.


  • Next event: AGM 18 January 2020
  • Probe 179 now available for download
  • Latest additions to the library (2019/12/14)
  • Download library list in xlsm format (2019/12/14)
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY Commemorative T-Shirts for sale
  • RiLL publishes the Mondi Incantati 2019 anthology
  • RiLL interviews Gail Jamieson
  • Nova 2019 *** Judging underway ***
  • Amazing Stories has restarted and will be looking submissions soon
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS - All the special stuff
  • SFFSA Calendar of Events

  • OLDS

  • 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)


  • Date: Saturday, 18th January 2020
  • Time: 2:30 PM for 3:00 PM
  • Venue: Ian and Gail's Home, 30 Gustav Preller Street, Vorna Valley (Google Maps)
  • Cost: R10 (members) R20 (non-members)

  • More details here ...


    T-Shirt Logo

    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).


    An interview with Gail Jamieson (in Italian) was published on their website. An AI-translated version can be found here

    ScopeX 2019

    SFFSA 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.

    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.

    Probe e-zine

    PROBE 179 now available to download

     Read more....

    Probe Anniversary Edition

    PROBE 180

    A taste of things to come!

    The Best of SFSA Vol III available for R50.00 including postage (South Africa) or $10.00 international. Email

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