This year’s Eurocon, Worldcon’s European, smaller and younger cousin, will be held from April 23 to April 26, 2015 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Founded in 1972 at the first meeting of the European Science Fiction Society (ESFS), Eurocon follows the pattern of Worldcons and bid for and then hosted in various places throughout Europe selected by […]Read More ESFS Awards Nominations & Eurocon 2015
Now, some authors have withdrawn their work due to the SP controversy. This, as I understand, is the final Hugo ballot. If you have never voted for the Hugos, 2015 is a good year to start! Become a supporting member of Sasquan and vote away! No need to actually go to Worldcon, as I found […]Read More The new and final Hugo ballot!
Occasionally, I get asked to speak on TV. A couple months ago it was about the awesome Russian SF film Kin dza dza! which was aired on Croatian TV, today it was about the fictional worlds of Milena Benini, one of the best and most versatile Croatian SF writers. As I was trying to squeeze […]Read More Milena Benini
Every writer in the former Yugoslavia used to be eligible for the SFERA Award. So there are, among the early winners, some Slovenian and Serbian genre writers. Today, SFERA is a national award (and no longer the only one!). I think almost all the other literary awards in ex-Yu have been either ceased or transmuted […]Read More Bosnian Genre Author Adnadin Jašarevic Wins Little Prince Regional Award
Croatian fandom proudly takes part in the running for the European Science Fiction Society Awards. We have won some back in the 80s in the Best Magazine category and have been wanting more ever since! 🙂 So, in 2011, the SFera fanzine Parsek won Best Fanzine, the literary SF magazine Ubiq Best Magazine and the […]Read More Croatian nominations – ESFS awards 2014