SFeraKon is the oldest and (still!) the largest SF convention in Croatia. Started 41 years ago, it has hosted Eurocon twice as well as many great writers of science fiction. This year it is happening from May 10th – 12th, at FER (Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing ) in Zagreb. If you’ve never been, […]Read More SferaKon 2019
I met Australian author Nicole Murphy during my GUFF trip in 2013. She was one of the people running Conflux, and since it was the 52 Naton that year, I was there as GUFF delegate. Today, she is not only an author in two genres, but also running for GUFF and I am one of […]Read More FAMOUS FAN: NICOLE MURPHY
I used to dream of going to Worldcon, and now I plan my vacations around SF conventions. Science fiction has become mainstream, and cons are popping up everywhere. Too many to count, way too many to visit, but I plan to have so much fun giving it a good go. Even though right now it […]Read More Upcoming SF Conventions in April
Vesna Kurilić, the award-winning author of Izazov krvi, a Croatian YA novel about a female-dominated werewolf pack from Gorski kotar set in the 19th century, has won the city of Rijeka literary grant for the third installment of her werewolf saga. I am ecstatic! For her, and for me: this could not have come at […]Read More Werewolves Win Literary Grant!
When I was a kid, Split was a stop on the way to the happy place. One filled with relatives that needed to be visited and tourists which I did not like since they were the reason we had to wait so long to get on the ferry for Brač. Today, it is a world […]Read More Fantastikon 2019