.Monthly General Meeting

Last Update:  04/30/18.
 
GENERAL MEETINGS
 
The Association's monthly General Meeting is the centerpiece of the organization.  It is normally held the evening of the second Saturday of the Month.  Most General Meetings feature a talk or other presentation by a writer, editor, film maker or similar expert in the fields of science fiction, fantasy or horror.  They are usually preceded by discussions and videos.  A list of recent and upcoming meetings appears below.
 
Related Pages:
..........General Meeting:  Speakers & Programs:  A complete list of upcoming and past meetings, with links to newsletter accounts of these meetings.

 
Other Related Pages:
..........A more detailed account of the next meeting appears in the Current Meeting Notice.
..........Directions to the meeting site appear both in the Current Meeting Notice and also under Directions.
 
  
Recent / Upcoming General Meetings:
 

2018


August 11, 2018.............KATHLEEN A FLYNN, Author / Jane Austen Scholar
................................................Barnes & Noble, Paramus
July 14, 2018..................JARED AXELROD, Author / Illustrator / Quirk Books Blogger
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
June 9, 2018..................RYK SPOOR, Author / Gamer / Geek God
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
May 12, 2018.................ELEKTRA HAMMOND, Copy Editor / Editorial Services
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
April 14, 2018.................KATE BAKER, Author / Editor / Fiction Narrator
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
March 10, 2018..............RICK GUALTIERI, Urban Fantasy / Horror Writer
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
February 10, 2018..........CIDNEY HUE, Film Maker / Director
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
January 13, 2018...........GREGORY WILSON, Author / Academic / Podcaster
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church

2017

December 9, 2017..........HOLIDAY PARTY / POT LUCK DINNER
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
November 11, 2017........JAMES ANTHONY PHILLIPS, Film / Music Authority
................................................Member's Home, Waldwick
October 14, 2017...........COLIN GIGL, Fantasy Writer
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
September 9, 2017........RUSS COLCHAMIRO, Science Fiction Author
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
August 12, 2017.............GEORGE MUSSER, Physicist / Author / Editor
...............................................Barnes & Noble, Paramus, New Jersey
July 8, 2017....................FRAN WILDE, Science Fiction Author
...............................................Barnes & Noble, Paramus, New Jersey
June 10, 2017................JASON STARR, Horror / Mystery / Comic Book Writer
...............................................Barnes & Noble, Paramus, New Jersey
May 13, 2017.................MARK MCKENNA, Comic Book Creator / Artist
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
April 8, 2017..................JASON KENDALL, Astrophysicist
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
March 11, 2017..............STEPHEN S POWER, Fantasy Author
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
February 11, 2017..........JASON FRY, Star Wars Writer
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
January 14, 2017...........SALLY SLATER, YA Fantasy Author
................................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church

2016
 
December 10, 2016.......Holiday Party / Pot Luck Dinner...........................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
November 12, 2016.......Peter Cannon, Horror-Humor Writer / PW Review Editor....Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
October 8, 2016.............Sally Slater, YA Fantasy Writer...........................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
September 10, 2016......David Neilsen, Author / Actor / Storyteller...........................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
August 13, 2016............Karen Bao, YA Science Fiction Writer.................................Barnes & Noble, Paramus, New Jersey
July 9, 2016...................Star Trek 50 Year Celebration, Videos & Discussions.........Public Library, Waldwick, New Jersey
June 11, 2016................Richard Shealy, Copy Editor................................................HobbyTown USA, Nanuet, New York
May 14, 2016.................Jordanna Max Brodsky, Fantasy Author..............................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
April 9, 2016...................Henry V O'Neil, Military SF Author aka Vincent H O'Neil, Mystery Writer....Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
March 12, 2016..............Timothy Sparvero, Artist / Web Comic Creator....................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
February 13, 2016..........David Trapani, Astro-Photographer.....................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
January 9, 2016..............Julianne Clancy, Copywriter / Horror Expert.......................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church


2015
December 12, 2015........Holiday Party / Pot Luck Dinner...........................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
November 14, 2015........Evie Manieri, Epic Fantasy Author / Thespian.......................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
October 10, 2015...........James Tepper, Professor of Neuroscience............................Member's Home, Waldwick
September 12, 2015.......Phoebe North, YA Science Fiction Author.............................Member's Home, Waldwick
August 8, 2015...............Tom Doyle, Military Fantasy Author.....................................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack
July 11, 2015..................Michael J Martinez, Science Fiction Author..........................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack
June 13, 2015................Teel James Glenn, Author / Actor / Fight Coordinator.............HobbyTown USA, Nanuet, New York
May 9, 2015...................Grady Hendrix, Author / Pop Culture Commentator................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
April 11, 2015.................Slilde Shows:  L Buinis / Astronomy & J Upton / Costuming...Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
March 14, 2015..............Daniel Jose Older, Urban Fantasy / YA Author.......................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
February 14, 2015..........Matthew Hintz, Copyright / Patent / Trademark Attorney.........Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
January 10, 2015...........Jason Kendall, Astronomy Professor.....................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
 
 
2014
December 13, 2014.......Holiday Party / Pot Luck Dinner............................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
November 8, 2014.........Randy Gallegos, Fantasy Artist............................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
October 11, 2014..........Rajan Khanna, Science Fiction Author / Story Narrator........Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
September 13, 2014.....Sheila Williams, Editor Asimov's Science Fiction..................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
August 9, 2014..............Jim Whaley, Web Comic Writer / Artist.................................Barnes & Noble.  Paramus, New Jersey
July 12, 2014................Christopher Healy, Middle Grade Fantasy Author.................Barnes & Noble.  Paramus, New Jersey
June 14, 2014...............Jonathan Wood, Contemporary Fantasy Author...................HobbyTown USA.  Nanuet, New York
May 31, 2014.................Charles E Gannon, Science Fiction Author (Bonus Meeting).......HobbyTown USA.  Nanuet, New York
May 10, 2014................John J Pierce, Critic / Editor / Writer....................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
April 12, 2014................Anime Program with Phil Lipari, Anime Expert....................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
March 8, 2014...............Rick LaPrade & Kat Green, Independent Film Makers........Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
February 8, 2014...........Dale Skran, Jr., Commercial Space Program Expert..........Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
January 11, 2014..........Yvette Kisor, Tolkien / Medieval Scholar.............................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
 
 
2013
December 22, 2013.....Holiday Party / Pot Luck Dinner...........................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
November 9, 2013.......Michael J Sullivan, Fantasy Author......................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
October 12, 2013.........David Walton, Science Fiction / Fantasy Author..................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
September 14, 2013....Discussion of Recent Books, Movies & Television..............HobbyTown USA, Nanuet, New York
August 10, 2013...........Kate Milford, YA Fantasy Author.........................................Barnes & Noble, Paramus
July 13, 2013.................A J Colucci, Science Thriller Author...................................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack
June 8, 2013.................Alex Shvartsman, Fantasy Author / Editor..........................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack
May 11, 2013................Michael Underwood, Author / Book Marketer.....................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
April 13, 2013................Michael Tresca, Author / Game Designer..........................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
March 9, 2013...............Laura Venner, NASA Ambassador.....................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
February 9, 2013...........Lizbeth Jimenez, Manga Writer / Artist...............................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
January 12, 2013 ..........Genevieve Valentine, Author / Reviewer...........................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
 
2012
December 8, 2012...........Holiday Party / Pot Luck Dinner........................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
November 10, 2012.........Movie Viewing or Discussions..........................................Member's Home, Waldwick, New Jersey
October 13, 2012............Karen Green, Comics Librarian / Medievalist....................Member's Home, Waldwick, New Jersey
September 8, 2012..........Tricia Narwani, Del Rey Books Editorial Director   ...........Panera Bread, Ramsey, New Jersey
August 11, 2012.............Edward Lazellari, Fantasy Author.......................................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack, New Jersey
July 14, 2012..................Polly Shulman, YA Fantasy Author....................................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack, New Jersey
June 9, 2012...................Patrick Thomas, Fantasy Author........................................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack, New Jersey
May 12, 2012..................Linda Zimmermann, Science Writer ..................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
April 14, 2012..................Felix Gilman, Fantasy Author ............................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
March 10, 2012...............David Barr Kirtley, Author...................................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
February 11, 2012...........Alaya Dawn Johnson, Fantasy Author...............................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
Janauary 14, 2012...........David Orange, Actor / Author.............................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
 
2011
December 10, 2011.........Holiday Party / Pot Luck Dinner...........................................Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church
November 12, 2011..........Lauren Panepinto, Creative Director Orbit / Yen Press.......Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
October 11, 2011.............Michele Lang, Fantasy Author..............................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
September 10, 201...........Kevin Manning & Helio Takai, Astrophysicists.....................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
August 13, 2011...............N K Jemisin, Fantasy Author................................................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack
July 9, 2011.....................Paul Malmont, Science Fiction Author..................................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack
June 11, 2011..................Dennis McCunney:  E-Publishing.........................................Barnes & Noble, Hackensack
May 14, 2011..................Barry N Malzberg, Author / Critic...........................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
April 9, 2011...................Susan Fitchelberg, Librarian / Critic / Author..........................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
March 12, 2011...............Anime Video Program...........................................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
February 12, 2011...........John M Cusick, Author / Literary Agent................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center
January 8, 2011...............Video Program......................................................................Saddle River Valley Cultural Center