Birmingham Science Fiction Group

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Founded in 1971, meeting monthly and still going strong, the B.S.F.G. is a non-profit-making organisation that provides an informal atmosphere in which SF fans can meet one another and professionals in the field. You can find out more about us elsewhere on this website, meanwhile here are some details of our future meetings.

Future meeting
12th April 2019

Zen Cho Zen Cho

Zen Cho was born and raised in Malaysia. She is the author of a short story collection (Spirits Abroad, Fixi, 2014) and two historical fantasy novels (Sorceror to the Crown, 2015 and The True Queen, 2019, both published by Ace and MacMillan). She is a winner of the Crawford Fantasy Award and the British Fantasy Award for Best Newcomer, and a finalist for the Locus Award for Best First Novel and the Campbell Award for Best New Writer. She lives in the UK.

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PLACE: Briar Rose Hotel, Bennett's Hill
TIME: Doors open at 7.30 pm for an 8pm start.
Admission : £3 (members) £6 (others)

future meeting
10th May 2019

Daniel Godfrey

Daniel Godfrey

Daniel Godfrey is the author of a time travel series that began with New Pompeii in 2016 and The Synapse Sequence published by Titan Books last year. The books have appeared on best of year lists from publications as diverse as the Financial Times and the Morning Star.

Jeanette Ngfuture meeting
14th June 2019

Jeanette Ng and Micah Yongo


This time, thanks to a deal with the publishers, we have two guests.
Jeannette Ng is originally from Hong Kong. Her MA in Medieval and Renaissance Studies eventually led her to writing gothic fantasy Micah Yongowith a theological twist.
She has been nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and the British 2018 and the Sydney J Bounds Award (Best Newcomer) in the British Fantasy Awards 2018.
Micah Yongo is a UK-based writer and videographer. When he's not writing articles he can be found working on his true passion - fiction writing - or blogging about the varied things that make the world - and those who live in it.
He is also the author of Lost Gods - An ancient Africa and Middle East-inspired epic fantasy about betrayal, hidden mythologies and adolescent assassins.

Future Meetings
8th February 2019 - Gareth Powell
8th March 2019 - Chris Morgan on collecting art.
12th April 2019 - Zen Cho
10th May 2019 - Daniel Godfrey
14th June 2019 - Jeannette Ng & Micah Yongo
12th July 2019 - Christopher Priest and Nina Allan
9th August 2019 - Summer Social
13th September 2019 -
11th October 2019 - Dr Amaury Triaud
1st November 2019 -
6th December 2019 - Christmas Social