Science Fiction

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 of Bergen County    

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  Artwork used with permission of our first Guest Speaker, Artist David B Mattingly http://www.davidmattingly.com/ 

A Place to Explore the Wonderful Worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror in Books, Movies, Television & More!

For over 30 years the S F A B C has promoted an interest and enjoyment of science fiction, fantasy, horror and related areas with a variety of events and activities.  If you live nearby, we hope you will join us at our next General Meeting and our other events.  If you are not from around here, you can either join the group which will allow you to post to our public groups and to access our private sites and groups.  If you are not interested in joining, there is still plenty of useful and interesting material posted at our public areas.

General Meetings.....Meeting Overview.....What Happens at a Meeting?.....Past Meetings


2024 Speakers


..............11/09/2024.....venue......CAITLIN ROZAKIS, Fantasy Writer -- In-Person Meeting @ Barnes & Noble, Paramus

..............10/12/2024.....venue......PJ CALDAS, SF Author / Martial Artist -- In-Person Meeting @ Barnes & Noble, Paramus

..............09/14/2024.....venue......DAVID GERROLD -- In-Person Meeting @ Methodist Church, Upper Saddle River

..............08/10/2024.....online......JACK CAMPBELL / JOHN G HENRY, SF Writer -- Zoom Video Conference

..............07/13/2024.....online......SHAHID MAHMUD & LEZLI ROBYN, Arc Manor / Caezik Books -- Zoom Video Conference

..............06/08/2024.....online......R GARY RAHAM, Artist/Writer -- Zoom Video Conference

..............05/11/2024.....venue......Language, Linguistics, & Science Fiction -- In-Person Meeting

..............04/13/2024.....venue......AIMEE POKWATKA, SF/Fantasy Writer -- In-Person Meeting

..............03/09/2024.....venue......Discussion / Video Program -- In-Person Meeting

..............02/10/2024.....venue......NESS BROWN, SF Author / Astrophysicist -- In-Person Meeting

..............01/13/2024.....online......Science, SF, & Society Panel -- Zoom Video Conference


..............12/09/2023.....venue......JONATHAN NEVAIR, Science Fiction Author  -- In-Person Meeting

..............11/11/2023.....venue......ADEENA MIGNOGNA,  SF Author / Aerospace Engineer -- In-Person Meeting

..............10/14/2023.....online......LARRY NIVEN, Science Fiction Author -- Zoom Video Conference

..............09/09/2023.....venue......SARENA STRAUS, Science Fiction Writer -- In-Person Meeting

..............08/12/2023.....online......CONNIE WILLIS, Science Fiction Author -- Zoom Video Conference

..............07/08/2023.....online......STEVEN BRUST, Fantasy Writer -- Zoom Video Conference

..............06/10/2023.....online......TOM WELLER, Humor / Science Writer -- Zoom Video Conference

..............05/13/2023.....venue......DAEMON MANX, Horror Writer / Publisher -- In-Person Meeting

..............04/08/2023.....venue......BRIAN TRENT, Science Fiction Author -- In-Person Meeting

..............03/11/2023.....venue......CHRISTINE FOLTZER, Tor.com Art Director -- In-Person Meeting

..............02/11/2023.....venue......JOSEPH R LALLO, SF/Fantasy Author -- In-Person Meeting

..............01/14/2023.....venue.....CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN, Horror / Comic Book Writer -- In-Person Meeting


..............12/10/2022.....venue......MATT CANNON, Film Score Composer / Musician -- In-Person Meeting

..............11/12/2022.....venue......MEMBER PROGRAM, -- Various Topics -- In-Person Meeting

..............10/08/2022.....venue......MARK ALPERT, Thriller / Science Fiction Writer -- In-Person Meeting

...............09/10/2022.....venue.....ALEX SHVARTSMAN, Translator / Editor -- In-Person Meeting

...............08/13/2022.....online.....ARTHUR SELLERS, Author / Screenwriter -- Zoom Video Conference

...............07/09/2022.....online.....ELIZABETH CHATSWORTH, Author / Actress -- Zoom Video Conference

...............06/11/2022.....online.....KENDARE BLAKE, Fantasy / Horror Author -- Zoom Video Conference

...............05/14/2022.....venue.....MARC FAVATA, Gravitational Wave Astrophysicist -- In-Person Meeting

...............04/09/2022.....venue.....PAUL CASTIGLIA, Writer / Screen Writer -- In-Person Meeting

...............03/12/2022.....online.....MICHAEL A VENTRELLA, Author / Attorney -- Zoom Video Conference

...............02/12/2022.....online.....J L DOTY, SF  Fantasy Author, Laser Scientist -- Zoom Video Conference

...............01/08/2022.....online.....MARY FAN, Science Fiction / Fantasy Author -- Zoom Video Conference


...............12/11/2021.....venue.....DAVID HARTEN WATSON, Fantasy Author -- In-Person Meeting

...............11/13/2021.....venue.....DENNIS CALERO, Artist / Writer -- In-Person Meeting

...............10/09/2021.....venue.....A C WISE, Fantasy Writer -- In Person Meeting

...............09/11/2021......venue....E J WENSTROM, SF/Fantasy Author  -- In Person Meeting

...............08/14/2021.....online.....RON MILLER, Artist / Writer -- Zoom Video Conference

...............07/10/2021.....online.....WALTER SIMONSON, Comic Book Artist / Writer -- Zoom Video Conference

...............06/12/2021.....online.....WIL MCCARTHY, Science Fiction / Science Author -- Zoom Video Conference

...............05/08/2021.....online.....MOHAMED A F NOOR, Biologist / SF Consultant  -- Zoom Video Conference Meeting

...............04/10/2021.....online.....ANDREW J MARINO, YA Author & ANDREW V MARINO, Horror Author -- Zoom Video Conference

...............03/13/2021.....online..... ALISA KWITNEY, Author / Editor  -- Zoom Video Conference Meeting

...............02/13/2021.....online.....CHRIS MCGRATH, Artist -- Zoom Video Conference Meeting

...............01/09/2021.....online.....EVA SCALZO, Literary Agent -- Zoom Video Conference Meeting


Additional Monthly Events.....Events by Date.....Event Description


...............1st Monday.............online........BOOKS FROM BEYOND, Online Book Discussion Group


...............1st Tuesday............venue........FINAL FRONTIER, Television Discussion Group


...............1st Wednesday.......online.......WRITERS' SPACE SALOON, Online Writing Discussion


...............1st Thursday...........online........WRITERS' THURSDAY CRITIQUE, Online One Story Session


...............1st Friday................venue.......ARMCHAIR ODYSSEY, Mini Television Binge


...............1st Sunday..............online.......WRITERS' SPACE SALON, Online Author Craft Discussion


...............2nd Wednesday......venue.......INFINITE IMAGES, Movie Night - Currently Held Online


...............2nd Thursday..........online........FILMS FROM BEYOND, Online Movie Discussion Group


...............2nd Saturday...........varies.......GENERAL MEETING with Pre or Post Meeting Events


...............3rd Monday.............online.......WRITERS MONDAY CRITIQUE, Online One Story Session


...............3rd Tuesday............venue.......TOPIC DISCUSSION, Book / TV / Movie / More - Currently Held Online


...............3rd Thursday...........venue.......FANTASTIC WORLDS, Book Group -- On Hiatus Due to Covid-19


...............3rd Friday................online.......WRITERS' FRIDAY CRITIQUE, Online Two Story Critique Session


...............4th Thursday...........online.......ACROSS THE MULTIVERSE, Online General Genre Discussion


...............4th Sunday..............varies.......WRITERS SUNDAY LIVE CRITIQUE, Multi Story Session


 ...............Last Sunday............varies.......WRITERS SUNDAY ZOOM CRITIQUE, Multi Story Session 


...............Day Varies...............online.......STAR STUFF IN THE NIGHT SKY, Last Night of Month


...............Day Varies...............varies.......SPECIAL ACTIVITY, Day / Event Varies


S F A B C On Line

 

...............WEB SITES (Public & Private)

...............ONLINE GROUPS (Public & Private)

...............SOCIAL MEDIAFaceBook (Events & Posts)

Publications 


...............The Starship Local (Meeting Notice).....Current Issue

...............The Starship Express (Newsletter).....Sample Issues

...............The Starship Shuttle

Interests


...............Authors, Books, & Publishing

...............Comics & Art

...............Conventions

...............Fans & Fandom

...............Games

...............Movies

...............Podcasts, Virtual Tours, & YouTube

...............Space, Science, & Technology

...............Television

................Writing - Writers' of the Weird Site

Contact Us

 

You can reach us at:  SFABCinfo (at) gmail.com or (201)  447 - 3652.




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