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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 […]


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 […]

Winner of the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award was Announced at Capclave

October 15th, 2014 at 2:26 pm » Comments (0)

The 2014 winner of the WSFA Small Press Award is Alex Shvartsman for his story, “Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma”, published in Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show, edited by Edmund R. Schubert (Hatrack Publishing, April 2013). The winner was announced during a short awards ceremony at this year’s Capclave. The award committee will begin accepting […]

2013 WSFA Election Results

May 13th, 2013 at 12:54 pm » Comments (0)

As reported by Brian Lewis: Since it hasn’t been elsewhere yet, below are the people who will be holding elective office in WSFA, as of the First Friday in June and when their term of office expires. CapClave Chairs’ terms expire when the books of their con are closed (usually, but not always, before the […]

Capclave 2012 DRAFT Program now online

September 15th, 2012 at 3:51 pm » Comments (0)

The Capclave 2012 Draft program, including roundtables and readings, is now up on line. Check it out: http://www.capclave.org/capclave/capclave12/programming.php

Capclave to visit Boston for Boskone

January 12th, 2012 at 10:31 pm » Comments (0)

Capclave will be at Boskone, the Boston SF convention in February. Visit our table to buy Capclave memberships and say hello to our dodos (the puppets, not our volunteers!).  If you like GoH John Scalzi at Boskone, you’ll love him at Capclave!

Going to Reno for Worldcon? Visit our Capclave fan table.

August 11th, 2011 at 11:17 pm » Comments (0)

WSFA members and friends will be staffing a Capclave fan table at the convention. Stop by to say hello and find out about our annual convention in the Washington, D.C. area.

Strange Horizons Interviews Capclave Guest of Honor Catherynne M. Valente

January 26th, 2011 at 4:49 pm » Comments (0)

Mythpunk: An Interview with Catherynne M. Valente By JoSelle Vanderhooft Since its coining in 2006 by author Catherynne M. Valente, the term “mythpunk” has been used among an ever-growing number of fantasy readers to describe speculative fiction and poetry that melds elements of myths, folk tales, and fairy tales with postmodern literary techniques and, quite […]

Winner of the WSFA Small Press Award Announced

October 24th, 2010 at 10:21 am » Comments (0)

Last night at Capclave’s Award Ceremony, the winner of the WSFA Small Press Award for 2010 (for works published in 2009) was announced. And the winner is: “Siren Beat” by Tansy Rayner Roberts, published in Twelfth Planet, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (October 2009) Alisa Krasnostein accepted the award for Tansy Rayner Roberts. Also present at […]