Vote for TAFF: Last chance to send a European to Sasquan!

The oldest of them all – the TransAntlantic Fan Fund – is what we all dream of: being able to get to an American Worldcon without actually winning the lottery. Sending well-known SF fans between Europe and the US mostly consists of the Americans and the British exchanging people. While I love the British, there […]

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Bosnian genre author Adnadin Jašarevic wins Little Prince regional award

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 […]

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Interview: Aleksandar Žiljak

Aleksandar Žiljak is the only Croatian author who has won a SFERA Award in two categories – for best story and best novel – in the same year. He is also one of the most prolific genre authors in the country. Other than being famous for his writing, Žiljak is also famous in Croatian fandom […]

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GUFF delegate 2014 is Gillian Pollack!

We have a winner – the GUFF delegate who won the very exciting 2014 race and who will be attending Worldcon and Eurocon this summer as the official representative of Australasian fandom is Gillian Polack! Kylie Ding, the current Australasian GUFF administrator, and me offer heartfelt congratulations! We are looking forward to seeing Gillian at […]

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Croatian fandom mourns – Boris Švel Dagi 1971 – 2013

Boris Švel, a Croatian SF fan, award-winning short story writer and editor of Parsek, the long running SFera fanzine that publishes stories by established and budding authors, Croatian convention reports and writing guides, died suddenly at age 42

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