Germany´s largest SF club celebrates its 60th birthday


The SFCD, the oldest and largest German science-fiction society, is going to celebarte its 60th birthday. This special occasion will be celebrated on the event WetzKon in the city of Wetzlar, at the library for speculative fiction that hosts about 2.000 books.


Phantastische Biobliothek Wetzlar

The convention´s date is from July the 3rd until the 5th 2015. They are planning a program on both science-fiction and science. The guests of honour are Andreas Eschbach, Wolfgang Jeschke and Reinhard Habeck. Another highlight is the awarding ceremony of the DSFP, an award for the best science-fiction novel and the best short story on science-fiction.

The event is also open for non-members. They are asked to register early as the number of tickets is limited.

Nina Horvath

Nina Horvath has studied at the University of Vienna. Her mother tongue is German. She is a keen author of short stories and published over two dozens in zines and anthologies. Her favourite genre is science-fiction. She had also been editor of the short story collections "Die Schattenuhr", "Metamorphosen - Auf den Spuren H.P. Lovecrafts" and "Darwins Schildkröte". In 2012 she won the awards "Vincent Preis" for the best horror anthology and the "Deutscher Phantastik Preis" for the best fantastic short story. (This one was also 3rd at the "DSFP" for the best science-fiction story.)

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