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Who we are

The CSFG is an  association for Canberra-based creators of speculative fiction. Our goal is to support and provide development opportunities for our members as they move from aspiring, to published, to professional makers of spec-fic.

What we do

The CSFG offers services to members including regular workshops, publishing opportunities, and a members’ forum.

Join us

CSFG membership is available for people in Canberra and elsewhere. Joining is as simple as agreeing to our community rules, reviewing membership fees, then popping along to one of our regular meetings or participating in our online community.

It’s time for our 2018 AGM! (plus a little science…)

The 2018 CSFG AGM will be held on 17 October 2018. Generally, the AGM will take up some of the first hour of our normal meeting (from 7:30 pm). The outgoing committee will report on the activities and our many achievements for the year, and the members present will vote [...]

A Hand of Knaves is nigh!

Over the last 12 months various bits of the CSFG community have been busy producing a new anthology, and it's almost here! Join us at 5.45pm on Sunday, 30 September at the Vibe Hotel, Canberra Airport, to launch this veritable treasure-box of irresistible delights. Tales of deviousness, delinquency and depravity [...]

Maps and Realistic Geography in Your stories

Sometimes there’s nothing better than opening a new novel and seeing the world spread out over the first few pages. Maps to show people the shape of the world you’ve created are a staple of many a fantasy novel. This month, we asked our resident expert on maps, Russell Kirkpatrick, [...]