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Winner of the 2016 WSFA Small Press Award announcement

October 8th, 2016 at 11:00 pm » Comments (0)

The Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) is pleased to announce that on October 8th at the Capclave science fiction convention, Martin L. Shoemaker won the 2016 WSFA Small Press Award for best short fiction published by a small press in 2015. The winner is “Today I Am Paul,” by Martin L. Shoemaker, published in Clarkesworld […]



CAPCLAVE!!!!!!!

October 5th, 2016 at 9:33 pm » Comments (0)

Just a reminder that we won’t be holding our normal 1st Friday meeting on Oct. 7th. Instead the entire club will be ensconced in Gaithersburg MD at Capclave, our annual convention. If you haven’t already bought a membership, you can still get one at the door. It’s going to be an incredible weekend, with two […]



2016 Finalists for WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction

August 16th, 2016 at 12:04 pm » Comments (0)

The Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction: “The Art of Deception” by Stephanie Burgis in Insert Title Here, ed. by Tehani Wessely, published by Fablecroft Publishing, (April 2015); “Burn Her,” by Tanith Lee in Dancing Through The Fire, ed. by […]



Upcoming events for July 5th Friday and August 1st Friday 2016

July 19th, 2016 at 5:50 am » Comments (0)

Fifth Friday Party/Housewarming – Rodger Burns invites WSFA to his brand new condo for Fifth Friday at 9 PM on July 29th in Silver Spring, MD. Email him at eldersphinx@gmail.com for address and directions. Writer Fran Wilde, author of Updraft and Cloudbound, will speak to WSFA at our 1st Friday meeting, August 5th at 9 […]



WSFA Elects Officers for 2016

May 7th, 2016 at 6:29 pm » Comments (0)

WSFA just held our elections for 2016. The trustee’s slate was adopted without any nominations from the floor. President: Bob MacIntosh was reelected. Vice President: George Shaner continues. Treasurer: Sam Scheiner continues Secretary: Cathy Green replaced by Sam Lubell Trustees: Mike Walsh and Barry Newton continue. Mark Roth replaces Brian Lewis as the third tustee. […]



Winner of the 2015 WSFA Small Press Award

January 15th, 2016 at 7:45 pm » Comments (0)

The 2015 WSFA Small Press Award was presented by Alex Shvartsman, winner of the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award, during the Capclave 2015 Convention in Gaithersburg Maryland. The winner of the 2015 WSFA Small Press Award was Jackalope Wives by Ursula Vernon, published in Apex Magazine Issue 56, January 2014. The complete list of other […]



The WSFA Small Press Award Committee Announces Finalists for the 2015 Award for stories published in 2014.

August 9th, 2015 at 7:10 pm » Comments (3)

The Washington Science Fiction Association is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction: “All of Our Past Places” by Kat Howard, published in Unlikely Story #9: The Journal of Unlikely Cartography, June 2014. “Careful Magic” by Karen Healey published in Kaleidoscope, Twelfth Planet Press, August 2014. “Cookie […]



July 2015 has a 5th Friday — so WSFA will have a social event

July 19th, 2015 at 3:05 pm » Comments (0)

Fifth Friday social will be July 31 at 9pm at Sam Lubell’s home. 11801 Rockville Pike (the Forum) Apt 1508 Rockville, MD 20852 There will be no WSFA meeting, just a social gathering. Note: the building is only accessible from the Rockville Pike (355) going North. Parking passes (at the front desk) are only needed […]



WSFA invited to The Bungalow for 4th of July Party

June 18th, 2015 at 12:50 pm » Comments (0)

Once again invited the members of WSFA to the Fabulous Bungalow for their annual 4th of July 2015 Party. The Kathi Overton and John Pomeranz Fourth of July party will be Noon till late on Satuday the fourth. 5927 3rd street north, Arlington VA. Call 703-5CAT-WAR for directions. Note: There is a 3rd Street South […]



Committee to Discuss Science Fiction Announces Schedule

May 14th, 2015 at 6:23 pm » Comments (0)

Upcoming discussion topics for the Committee to Talk about SF. Discussions take place after the Main Business Meeting at the 1st and 3rd Friday meetings of each month. The Committee to Talk about SF will discuss the April/May issue of Asimov’s at the Third Friday meeting tomorrow (May 15th, 2015). This is the special Philadelphia […]