SFERA, established in 1981, is the oldest genre award in the region and the most prestigious one in Croatia. It was founded by the Zagreb based science fiction society SFera, after which it was named. It’s just spelled differently. The idea was to try and popularize science fiction as a genre and to stimulate its […]Read More The SFERA Awards for 2014
And one of them is for me as best promoter! Having won an award for doing something I love – promoting science fiction – would have been great news and reason to celebrate any day. But winning one at a Russian Eurocon makes me twice as happy! I have an old report card from school […]Read More Croatia wins two ESFS Awards!
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Now, some authors have withdrawn their work due to the SP controversy.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!
It was a year ago today that Wizard’s Press published the e-book edition of Kontakt, the Croatian SF Anthology that the SFera Society – namely Darko Macan and Tatjana Jambrišak as editor and translation editor respectively – produced as the international version of a two-decade-old SFeraKon tradition for the Zagreb Eurocon in 2012. Which we […]Read More Kontakt!