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Winner of the WSFA Small Press Award Announced at Capclave

October 8th, 2017 at 3:58 pm » Comments (0)

The Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) is pleased to announce that on October 7, 2017,  at the Capclave science fiction convention, Ursula Vernon won the 2017 WSFA Small Press Award for best short fiction published by a small press in 2016.  The award consists of certificates and trophies for both the author and publisher and […]



WSFA Press’ Capclave 2017 Book will be Delayed

October 5th, 2017 at 10:59 pm » Comments (0)

This year’s book The Man Who Ended History by Ken Liu will be delayed. Due to unavoidable issues with the printing schedule, we’ve been informed that “The Man Who Ended History” will not be available until the end of October/first of November, and not available at Capclave as originally planned. To everyone that pre-ordered a […]



2017 Finalists for WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction

August 21st, 2017 at 4:42 pm » Comments (0)

The Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction: “Foxfire, Foxfire,” by Yoon Ha Lee, published in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, ed. by Scott H. Andrews, (March 2016); “Jupiter or Bust,” by Brad R. Torgersen, published in Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show, […]



WSFA Meeting Swap in August 2017

July 13th, 2017 at 11:21 am » Comments (0)

Is it time travel? Or translocation? Either way, the WSFA meetings in August will swap locations. The first Friday meeting in August will be at our Maryland location and the third Friday in August will be in Virginia. See the Calendar for address and contact information.



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 […]