• 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 10/13/2014:

Special Events at BSFS:

Film Night at BSFS. October 18 from 7:00-9:30pm. (This is a free screening) Drop by and check out a selection of films sent to us by film makers for review for showing at Balticon, fun fan films and other movies our license allows.

The Anime Social, normally held the fourth Saturday of the month, has been put on hiatus for October and December, but will be held in November.

BSFS Book Discussion Group will be held on October 25, 2014 at 6:30pm inside the BSFS Building. Featured Book: Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez. For directions see http://www.bsfs.org/bsfsdrct.htm.

Doctor Who Fans Meetup on November 2, 2014 3:00pm-5:00pm. Library Open. For more info contact BSFSEvents at BSFS dot org

Balticon Planning and BSFS Business Meetings:

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The Balticon 49 Planning Meeting on November 1, 2014 at 7:00pm will be held inside the BSFS Building in the Highlandtown section of Baltimore. Drop on by to volunteer and contribute ideas. 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 November 1, 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. October 12th and 26th. 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 October 9 and 23rd. 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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