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: Annual Dinner, 17 November 2018
  • Latest additions to the library (2018/9/24)
  • 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 17 November 2018
  • Time: 6:30PM for 7:00PM
  • Venue: Nexus Hub
  • Speaker: Digby Ricci
  • Topic: Forbidden Planet & The Tempest
  • Cost: TBA

  • Join us for our Annual Dinner, this year at Nexus. We will once again be entertained by our gifted orator, Digby Ricci, the world-famous scifiphobe who possesses penetrating insight into SF.

    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

      Click here for rules, entry forms and further details

      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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