The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society is a non-profi 501(c)3 organization whose purpose is to promote, discuss, celebrate and educate people about Science Fiction and Fantasy in all its forms. PSFS meets monthly, usually at International House, located at 3701 Chestnut St. Each meeting features a guest speaker from some area of the SF or Fantasy field, such as writers, editors, artists, publishers, etc. Our past guests include such well-known writers as Peter Beagle, L.A. Banks, Michael Swanwick, Greg Frost and Samuel Delany. Although our primary focus is on literary forms of SF and Fantasy, we also present guests who are involved in science, art, television, movies, comics, music and gaming.

PSFS was founded by a group of teenage SF fans in 1935 and is the oldest continually active Science Fiction club in the United States. In addition to our regular monthly meetings, we have a book discussion group, a writer's workshop, (several of our members are successful published authors) and many special events such as parties, picnics, and trips to movies and museums. If you enjoy the wide and varied worlds of Science Fiction and Fantasy, you will find a home at PSFS!

For more information about the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, see our website at www.PSFS.org.

Philcon, our annual 3-day Science Fiction Conference, takes place every November, and features speakers, panel discussions, performances, exhibits, an art show, costume show and much more. For more information about Philcon, go to www.philcon.org.

We hope to see you at our next meeting!

Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled
Log in with Facebook to find out
By creating a Meetup account, you agree to the Terms of Service

Exploring the Future Since 1935

  • There are no upcoming Meetups

    But there are 2 suggested Meetups!

    Check them out

Recent Meetups

What's new

 
Founded Apr 7, 2010

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Create a Meetup Group and meet new people

Get started Learn more
Henry

I decided to start Reno Motorcycle Riders Group because I wanted to be part of a group of people who enjoyed my passion... I was excited and nervous. Our group has grown by leaps and bounds. I never thought it would be this big.

Henry, started Reno Motorcycle Riders

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy