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And now, a message from the President

What we’ve been discussing at the CSFG... ...and what’s up next. Here at the CSFG we’re always trying to challenge ourselves – push our craft of writing into what might be unfamiliar or challenging areas – and by doing so become more dynamic writers. So, for our May meeting, we [...]

By | 2017-06-03T23:55:57+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Membership fees raised

The CSFG Committee agreed at the March meeting to raise annual membership fees. As of 16 March 2017, memberships will be at the following rates: General membership - $30.00 Concessional membership - $20.00 Outer Canberra membership - $10.00 The Committee regrets this unavoidable increase. The hike in membership rates is [...]

By | 2017-03-16T22:38:27+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Event – An Evening of Awesome – 24 August

CSFG members may be interested in an event next Wednesday: As part of the Canberra Writers Festival fringe event, ten of Canberra’s best writers - including CSFG alumni Kaaron Warren and Craig Cormick - have come together to showcase the talent we have inside our small, but passionate, territory. Join [...]

By | 2016-08-18T12:13:55+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Never Never on Tor.com

CSFG's latest anthology The Never Never Land has been featured in Alexandra Pierce's recent Aurora Australis column over at Tor.com. AA is highly recommended as a great monthly resource for all the buzz in Australian and New Zealand/Aotearoan speculative fiction. Check it out!  

By | 2018-04-18T09:56:50+00:00 November 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opportunity – All the King’s Men

Canberra-based author-illustrator Shane W. Smith, who spoke at a recent CSFG meeting about writing and producing comics, is seeking contributions for his upcoming anthology All the King's Men. Shane is looking for original short stories and comic scripts set in the galaxy-spanning science fiction universe of his previous graphic novels: [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:56:50+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Members’ new – August/September 2015

We have comparatively little news to report this month – so little that I suspect we’ve missed something huge – but as usual CSFG members have been busily infiltrating the ranks of the world’s SFFH elite! Short stories Tim Napper is continuously his riotously busy writing year with sales of [...]

By | 2018-04-18T10:48:53+00:00 September 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member News – April/May 2015

CSFG members have been busily working away at their craft and appear to be taking over Australia’s premier online magazine of speculative fiction Aurealis, if this month’s news is anything to go by. Congratulations to everyone getting their art out there! For those of you eager for news of CSFG’s [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:55:20+00:00 May 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2014 Awards Season – Aurealis Awards and Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror

Aurealis Awards Nominations for the annual Aurealis Awards for Australian speculative fiction are open. Any work of speculative fiction written by an Australian citizen or permanent resident and published for the first time between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2014 is eligible to be entered. The conditions of entry are here. [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:53:27+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments