• 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.
  • 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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Special Events at BSFS:

Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator/Game at BSFS. Saturday, August 6 at 12 PM - 6 PM. See us turn the main room into the bridge of a spaceship. Come on down and try out the jobs of Captain, Helm, Science, Communication, Engineering, Weapon Control, and fighters. Together you operate your ship.

Birthday Celebration for BSFS Members Eva, Miriam and Jul at 7:00pm on August 13, 2016. All are welcome, then hang out till the BSFS Business Meeting (see below)

Film Night at BSFS. August 20, 2016 from 7:00-9:30pm. Presenting films the way they used to back in the day - a SF recent or classic feature film (as our license allows), a serial film episode, shorts, cartoons, and discussion.

Anime Social at BSFS. Will be held August 27th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. This is a day of anime watching, board gaming, manga reading, and just general hanging out. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

See our long range events calendar here.

Balticon Planning and BSFS Business Meetings:

Balticon 51 Planning Meetings are on hiatus till September 10, 2016 per the con-chair.

The Baltimore Science Fiction Society business and discussion meeting will be held at 8:30pm on August 13, 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. This means near term August 14th. 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 28th and August 11. 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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