The 78th World Science Fiction Convention, held in Wellington, New Zealand.
From the website: Swancon is WA's annual speculative fiction convention celebrating Science Fiction, fantasy, and other speculative fiction genres. We like to talk about books, TV and pop-culture. It is the longest continuously running science fiction convention in Australia. We also like to play quidditch, live action foosball and kitkat [...]
From the website: Are you ready for a weekend of high energy events filled with writers and publishing professionals united by their love of all things genre. From romance to fantasy, science fiction, crime and beyond, there’s something on offer for writers of every genre to immerse in. GenreCon is [...]
The 77th annual World Science Fiction Convention, held in Dublin, Ireland.
From the website: The GAMMA.CON festival is a celebration of pop culture run by the non-profit organisation The GAMMA.CON Society Inc. Staffed 100% by volunteers, the GAMMA.CON festival is an event dedicated to entertaining casual and dedicated fans of TV, anime, movies, books, comics, gaming, technology and collectables. As the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The CSFG has once again partnered with Conflux Inc to bring you this year's Conflux Short Story Competition. There's some awesome prizes on offer, but it closes soon! (Note the below is directly re-posted from the Conflux website.) This year’s theme is: The Unconventional Hero! We want your tales of [...]
We are excited to announce that Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild is once again partnering with Conflux Inc to bring you the CSFG/Conflux 13 short story competition! This year’s theme is (wait for it…) BLOOD, GOLD, LIES These bright and bitter threads wind through the heart of many a grim tale [...]
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 [...]