Established in 1969 and based in Johannesburg, Science Fiction & Fantasy South Africa (SFFSA) is a club for fans of both science fiction and fantasy. Membership benefits include:

Monthly meetings 
Annual mini-conventions
An extensive library
Quarterly Probe fanzine
NOVA Short story
Much much more!

International and country members are more than welcome

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SFFSA is a long running South African Science Fiction &  Fantasy club. We enjoy social gatherings once a month, an extensive library of books for members, an excellent quarterly fanzine, mini conventions, a yearly short story competition and much more.


  • Next event: AGM, 19 January 2019
  • ** 21 NEW ** additions to the library (2018/12/10)
  • Nova 2018 NOW CLOSED
  • Probe 174 now available for download
  • SFFSA History: new information about our origins
  • Best of SFSA available for purchase
  • 8x10 Art Prints: free (excl. shipping)


  • Date: Saturday 19 January 2019
  • Time: 2:30PM for 3:00PM
  • Venue: Jamieson's Home 30 Gustav Preller street, Vorna Valley, Midrand
  • Social: Bring & Braai
  • Cost: R10 (members) R20 (non-members)

  • We start off 2019 with the AGM at 2.30PM for 3.00PM. This should take about an hour. It will be followed by a Bring & Braai. After dark, we will show our usual B-grade movie.

    Further details and more events here ...

    Nova Short Story Competition 2018


    The results of Nova 2018 will be announced at our AGM on 19 January 2018. Entrants who so requested will have a copy of the results and the Final Judge's comments emailed to them. They will also be published in Probe and on this website.

    The winning story is also published in Mondi Incantati, an Italian yearly anthology organised by Riflessi di Luce Lunare

    If you want to see your artwork here, submit it to us and we will put it up here. Artwork,  articles and letters of comment (LoCs) will be published in Probe

    Probe e-zine

    PROBE 174  now available to download

     Read more....

    The Best of SFSA Vol III available for R50.00 including postage (South Africa) or $10.00 international. Email

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