• Balticon 48 May 23-26, 2014
  • Balticon 48 May 23-26, 2014
  • Balticon 48 May 23-26, 2014
  • Pictured from left, writer Erica Satifka, editor Jonathan Landen (Daily Science Fiction), moderator Sarah Pinsker, and editors Scott Andrews (Beneath Ceaseless Skies), Neil Clarke (Clarkesworld Magazine), Norm Sherman (Drabblecast), and Bill Campbell (Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism) discussed the current state of short fiction at a roundtable on March 22. Watch video of the panel.
  • Pictured from left, author Rahul Kanakia, hosts Sarah Pinsker and Michael Underwood, and author Myke Cole at the Dangerous Voices Variety Hour on Feb. 2, 2014. Click here for more information on the event.

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The Baltimore Science Fiction Society exists to promote the creation and appreciation of science fiction and fantasy cultural arts. Primarily through literary art forms, but also embracing the many related graphical, musical and theatrical creations inspired by SF. If you love science fiction and fantasy then BSFS and our projects and programs are a new home for your mind, heart and soul.

The Latest Word - as of 7/22/2014:

Special Events at BSFS:

Anime/Manga Event at BSFS. July 26, 2014 from 2pm-6pm. Selected Anime Screening and Manga Exhibit. Library Open. Contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org for details.

Book Discussion Group at BSFS Building on July 26, 2014 at 6:30pm. Featured Book: Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany. For directions see http://www.bsfs.org/bsfsdrct.htm.

Doctor Who Fans Meetup Event. August 3, 2014 - 3:00pm-5:00pm. Library Open.

Round Table Panel at BSFS. August 23, 2014 at 8:00PM, "Diversity in the Genre," a discussion of ethnic, racial, cultural and disability diversity in the genre. Day al-Mohamed will moderate, with Sarah Pinsker, Phenderson Clark, and Sherin Nicole

Balticon Planning and BSFS Business Meetings:

The Balticon 49 Informal Planning Meeting on August 9, 2014 at 7:00pm will be held inside the BSFS Building in the Highlandtown section of Baltimore. Con-Chair will be there to discuss details and you can set up side meetings with others to meet there, but full up meetings will not be held till September.

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society business and discussion meeting will be held at 8:30pm on August 9, 2014 inside the BSFS Building in the Highlandtown section of Baltimore. For directions see http://www.bsfs.org/bsfsdrct.htm

Alphabet Soup Gaming Session at BSFS Building:

Open Gaming with library open. July 27th, August 10th and 24th. 12noon-6pm at BSFS. Contact donna at bsfs dot org for details.

Writers Circle at BSFS:
BSFS sponsors a Writing Circle 6:30-8:30pm usually meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Near term this means July the 24th and August 14th and 28th. This is a SF focused writing group. If you write check it out. At least Six stories work shopped at this writer's circle have been sold to pro markets. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

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