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Science Fiction Association of Bergen County


March 2003:  No, this website is not abandoned!  An important announcement about the SFABC Starship Web Express.....


Science Fiction & Related Clubs in the New York / New Jersey Area

The Science Fiction Association of Bergen County is only one of a number of groups in the New York Metropolitan Area concerned with one or more aspects of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and related fields. A number of our members also belong to other groups, especially the New Jersey Science Fiction Society, The New York Science Fiction Society (The Lunarians, Inc.) and the Prydonians of Prynceton.

Information about some of the other groups out there is presented in the two formats appearing below. If you would like to suggest other groups for the listing, please forward all pertinent information to James LaBarre.

You can contact James LaBarre at jamesl@bestweb.net

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The Science Fiction Association of Bergen County (S.F.A.B.C. )

Hey, it's our webpage; no sense in not plugging ourselves. The S F A B C has aspects of literary, media, and social fan organizations. As a literary group, it presents monthly meetings with talks by science fiction authors, editors, agents and the like; conducts author, book, and topic discussion groups; and also runs a writers' critique group for aspiring science fiction writers. As a media group, it runs two branches of a Star Trek club, The Final Frontier; an anime group; and a classic video group. As a social group, it runs a Dungeons & Dragons Game, a monthly special activity outing, and food and gab diner runs after almost every activity. The monthly newsletter, The Starship Express, ties everything together. Contact the Association c/o Philip J. De Parto, 136 Manhattan Avenue, Waldwick, NJ 07463 (201) 447-3652.

New Jersey Science Fiction Society - http://www.interactive.net/~kat/njsfs.html

New Jersey Science Fiction Society, Post Office Box 65, Paramus, NJ 07653-0065. E-Mail: PaulD60258@aol.com. Meets 3rd Saturday of month in Belleville, New Jersey. Monthly Newsletter, The Intergalactic Reporter. Runs Barbecon, annual camp out/cook out.

Prydonians of Prynceton - http://members.aol.com/prydonians/home.html

Prydonians of Prynceton, Post Office Box 3194, Princeton, NJ 08453-3194. E-Mail: prydonians@aol.com. Meets 1st Saturday of month (usually) in Public Library of Plainsboro, NJ. Monthly newsletter, The Prydonian Renegade (12 - 18 pages). Media oriented club.

The Lunarians (The New York Science Fiction Society)

The Lunarians, Inc., Post Office Box 3566, New York, NY 10008-3566. E-Mail: c/o Robert Rosenberg: HAL-9001 (GEnie) or 73766,267 (CompuServe). Meets 3rd weekend of month (usually). Runs annual Lunacon (http://www.lunacon.org/lunacon/) Science Fiction Convention, Donald A. Wollheim writing scholarship, and Isaac Asimov science award.

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The following groups are listed according to their area of interest.

Gaming:

Horror:

Informal:

Medievalism:

Space:

Star Trek:

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