The CSFG is an association for Canberra-based creators of speculative fiction. Our goal is to support and provide development opportunities for our members as they move from aspiring, to published, to professional makers of spec-fic.
CSFG membership is available for people in Canberra and elsewhere. Joining is as simple as agreeing to our community rules, reviewing membership fees, then popping along to one of our regular meetings or participating in our online community.
The A Hand of Knaves (AHOK) editorial team (Leife Shallcross, Chris Large, Simon Petrie and Juliette Morley) has been hard at work behind the scenes organising a solid base from which to build our exciting new anthology. The premise of stories featuring rogues, scoundrels and ne’er-do-wells in speculative fiction seems [...]
For those who weren't able to make it to our June meeting, we road-tested our new venue - the Metis room upstairs at the Canberra City Hellenic Club. This proved to be a bit of a winner, with members taking advantage of the opportunity to grab a coffee or a [...]
We are very excited to announce that CSFG will be publishing a new anthology of Australian speculative fiction in 2018! A Hand of Knaves Edited by Chris Large and Leife Shallcross Rogues, thieves, pirates and ne’er-do-wells abound in speculative fiction. Sometimes heroic, sometimes villainous, often somewhere in between, rogues are [...]