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Unintended consequences & literary awards

The Hugos, voting systems and supporting memberships are a hot topic in SF fandom these days. I have a lot to say about it, but running a con while working full-time hours as a freelancer will severely limit one's free time (translation: I have 3 different Hugo-related articles pending that might or might not ever… Continue reading Unintended consequences & literary awards

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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… Continue reading Interview: Aleksandar Žiljak

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Free Croatian SF Fiction online: Parsek

Parsek is the fanzine produced by the SFera society, the oldest SF society in former Yugoslavia. It this capacity, it stands for PARadoxal SECular bulletin of the Society. At SFeraKon, there is a Special issue of Parsek featuring the year's SFERICA winners in the literary categories. The SFERICA art categories get an exhibition of their… Continue reading Free Croatian SF Fiction online: Parsek