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.


  • Nova 2019 ** NOW OPEN **
  • Next event: Meeting, 13 April 2019
  • SFFSA Calendar Events
  • ** 18 NEW ** additions to the library (2019/01/20)
  • Probe 175 and 176 now available for download

  • OLDS

  • SFFSA History: new information about our origins
  • Best of SFSA available for purchase
  • 8x10 Art Prints: free (excl. shipping)

  • NEXT EVENT: Meeting & Dinner

  • Date: Saturday 13 April 2019
  • Time: 5:30PM for 6:00PM
  • Speaker: Prof Gerald Gaylard
  • Topic: Afrofuturism
  • Venue: Nexus Hub 21 Harley Street, Ferndale ( Google Maps)
  • Cost: R10 (members) R20 (non-members)

  • Please also join us for dinner. As Nexus is not licensed, you may bring your own alcohol, but please do not bring cool drinks or snacks.

    Further details and more events here ...

        Nova Short Story Competition 2019

        NOW OPEN

        Nova 2019 is being held during our Golden Anniversary. That makes it special. And we will be doing special things this year.

        Download an Entry Form, read the rules, and enter now!

        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 176  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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