So... uh. This year has been a lot, huh?
Entries are currently open for the Norma K Heming Award, designed to recognise excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class or disability in a published speculative fiction work. The award is open to short fiction, novellas, novels, anthologies, collections, graphic novels, stage plays, and serialised works [...]
A short story, some sweet new books to add to the Christmas list, and it's time to write... here!
Voting in the 2019 Hugo Awards closes Wednesday 31 July 2019 at 11:59pm Pacific Daylight Time (or 4:59pm on 1 August, Australian Eastern Standard Time)! Announced every year at Worldcon, the Hugo Awards are the English-language speculative fiction community's premiere award ceremony. Voting is available to all members of the [...]
Entries are now open for the 2019 Aurealis Awards. As per the announcement, the Awards are, for works created by an Australian citizen or permanent resident, and published for the first time between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2019. More information on both the awards in general, as well [...]
We have a world of news to catch up on since our last update, which only goes to show that life can move pretty fast if you're not paying attention (or if you just neglect your blog for several months over a very hot summer!) World's Finest! One of the [...]
With the busy business of Conflux and the CSFG AGM now behind us, it's time to celebrate the wins, the milestones and the culmination of grand schemes that take us ever closer to our perhaps-overshared secret goal of WORLD DOMINATION! In other words, here's what our lovely and brilliant members [...]
Committee News This week's CSFG Annual General Meeting saw the turnover of the Committee and the appointment of a new President: Angus Yeates has succeeded Leife Shallcross as the World Dominator-in-Chief of the CSFG. Congratulations to Angus for stepping up to become our human shield glorious leader! Angus is joined [...]
Lots of exciting activity going on with CSFG members during this winter months. Canberra's wet and miserable weather seems to be spurring us to great (indoor) efforts! Sales and Publications Tim Napper's story 'The Great Buddhist Monk Beat Down' will appear in an upcoming edition of Galaxy's Edge Magazine. Tim [...]
The ebook launch of The Never Never Land, CSFG's speculative anthology of Australian myths, yarns and campfire stories, is coming on 1 July 2016. We interviewed some of the authors to hear what inspired their unique version of the sunburnt country. 'To Look Upon a Dream Tiger' by Shauna O'Meara [...]