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.

NEWS

  • Nova 2022 Winners Announced
  • Next meeting: 18 February 2023
  • Probe 194 is the latest edition mailed to our members
  • Download a Zoom recording of our meeting held at Nexus on 19 November
  • Free download of the lastest WARP ezine from Montreal Science Fiction and Fantasy Association
  • NEW ADDITIONS to our DVD library (Donated by our founder, Tex Cooper)

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    OLDE NEWS

  • Can you help with a research project by completing an online survey?
  • Our postal address has changed
  • Check out the latest additions to our library (2021/03/22)
  • Download full library list in xlsm format (2021/03/22)
  • Download a list of all the stories ever published in Probe (2020/12/17)
  • Download a list of all Nova winners (2020/12/17)

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    ANCIENT NEWS

  • The Constitution of Science Fiction and Fantasy South Africa was amended in March 2020
  • 50th ANNIVERSARY Commemorative T-Shirts for sale
  • Best of SFSA available for purchase
  • SFFSA History: new information about our origins

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    NEXT EVENT: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

  • Date: 21 January 2023
  • Time: 3:00PM
  • Venue: The Jamiesons
  • Google Map: Ian and Gail's Home, 30 Gustav Preller Street, Vorna Valley
  • Bring: Mask, Chair, Food, Drinks

  • The January AGM meeting of SFFSA will be a bring & braai on Saturday the 21st at 14h45 for 15h00 at Ian & Gail's home.

    James Sey will be announcing the winners of Nova 2022.

    As our "bad" AGM movie we will be showing "Bubba Hotep" after the ritual consumption of mass quantities as a result of the bring and Braai. We will enjoy it...

    After falling into a lengthy coma following a freak accident involving hip gyration, a now aged Elvis Presley (Bruce Campbell) wakes up in an East Texas nursing home, where he befriends Jack (Ossie Davis), an African-American senior who claims to be President John F. Kennedy. After residents of their quiet retirement community start dying of dubiously unnatural causes, Elvis and Jack discover that the perpetrator is Bubba Ho-Tep (Bob Ivy), an Egyptian mummy with murderous intentions.

    Lots of fun

    For any further information contact Nick.


    If you have a Gmail account, send an email request to kreuiter@gmail.com, asking to be added to the Google SFFSA calendar. You will never miss another meeting, and can click on the link in the calendar to join the Zoom meeting.
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    AMAZING STORIES LOOKING FOR SUBMISSIONS

    Hello! Lloyd Penney here, the new editor-in-chief of Amazing Stories! We are now pleased to announce that submissions for flash fiction for our special next issue are open! That special issue? That's our Amazing Stories: Sol System special edition. We are interested in stories set in the future and revolving around Sol, including planets, moons, asteroids, Oort and Kuiper, you name it! Now that you know what we need, we need stories, flash fiction-sized, about 1500 words maximum, with a deadline of January 2nd, 2023. We are paying the SFWA rate of 8 cents per word. Can’t wait to see what you submit. Click here for more details

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    WARP 112 NOW AVAILABLE

    The Montreal Science Fiction and Fantasy Association publish an ezine called WARP. The latest edition, WARP 112, is available for free download. See our links page for other free SF&F literature.

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    ONLINE SURVEY REQUEST

    Rhianna Morse is doing doctoral research at Brunel London University in the topic of Film and Television Studies. Her research is titled Windows of Fantasy: The Significance of Science Fiction and Fantasy Film and Television Posters. The aim of the research is to explore the significance of science fiction and fantasy posters for individuals and groups as a source of cultural significance and meaning. This could help generate a better appreciation of what posters really mean to their owners. As part of this, she is searching for adults (18-80) owning science-fiction and fantasy poster(s) who could participate in her research project by completing an online survey. Would you be willing and able to help? More information and the link to the Online Survey can be found on her PhD Study Website

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    50TH ANNIVERSARY T-SHIRTS

    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 ...


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    Best of SFFSA SF&F Short Stories

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



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    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.