Philadelphia Science Fiction Society

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The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society gives the following descriptive information:

The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society is a non-profit organization that meets to discuss and promote science fiction and fantasy in literature, the arts, and popular culture. P.S.F.S. is a 501c(3) tax exempt not-for-profit corporation.

Membership in the society is open to everyone. Becoming a member is easy. Attend your first meeting; we'll say "Hello." At your second meeting, you can nominate yourself for membership or ask someone else to nominate you. At the next meeting you attend following your nomination, you're eligible to be voted in as a General Member. Our current dues [mid-2015] are $42 for a full year ($72 for couples). Attendance of 4 meetings each year maintains the status of Active Member.

General meetings are held on the 2nd Friday of each month and feature a guest speaker involved in some area of Science Fiction or Fantasy, such as writers, editors, artists,etc. See Meeting Notices for more information. Sponsored events, such as The Philadelphia Science Fiction Conference Philcon, are held throughout the year.

Other special interest events are also sponsored by the society, such as the Book Discussion Group, which meets monthly to discuss a work of science fiction or fantasy; and the Special Events Group, which attends science fiction and fantasy movies and other events.


Meetings: International House, 3701 Chestnut Street.

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