• Pictured from left, Sherin Nicole, Aliza Greenblatt, Day Al-Mohamed, Sarah Pinsker, Jason Harris, and P. Djeli Clark discussed "Diversity in Genre" during a roundtable on August 23.
  • Happy Otakon 2014! Congrats to Nanyamka, our Otakon Matsuri contest winner who won a free copy of Avatar: The Promise!
  • 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.

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The Latest Word - as of 4/24/2016:

Balticon, the Maryland Regional Science Fiction Convention hits 50 years old with a grand celebration on May 27-30, 2016. Check out the details here.

Special Events at BSFS:

Because we run Balticon our Building will be tied up and so a lot of our normal events will wait till after the con...

Film Night at BSFS. This will return after Balticon.

Anime Social at BSFS. Will be held next after Balticon.

BSFS Book Discussion Group. Will be held next after Balticon.

Balticon Planning and BSFS Business Meetings:

The Balticon 50 Planning Meeting on May 14, 2016 at 7:00pm will be held inside the BSFS Building in the Highlandtown section of Baltimore. Drop on by to volunteer and contribute ideas. Last one before the Con. For directions see http://www.bsfs.org/bsfsdrct.htm

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society business and discussion meeting will be held at 8:30pm on May 14, 2016 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. Every Second and Fourth Sunday. But, not till after Balticon. 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 April 28th. This is a SF and Fantasy focused writing group. If you write check it out. At least Seven stories work shopped at this writer's circle have been sold to professional markets in the last three years. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

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