Nova Mob April 5th: “1966 and all that” – Best Short Sf

April features Perry Middlemiss on “1966 and all that – best short SF of 1966”. A year in which John Bangsund and Australian Science Fiction Review were shortlisted for the Best Fanzine Hugo. Perry will be talking to the short fiction categories.

Here are the Hugo nominees for novels and fanzines, 1967:

Best Novel

  • The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein [If Dec 1965,Jan,Feb,Mar,Apr 1966; Putnam, 1966]
  • Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany [Ace, 1966]
  • Too Many Magicians by Randall Garrett [Analog Aug,Sep,Oct,Nov 1966]
  • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes [Harcourt, Brace & World, 1966]
  • The Witches of Karres by James H. Schmitz [Chilton, 1966]
  • Day of the Minotaur by Thomas Burnett Swann [Ace, 1966]

Best Fanzine

  • Niekas ed. by Edmund R. Meskys and Felice Rolfe
  • Australian Science Fiction Review ed. by John Bangsund
  • Lighthouse ed. by Terry Carr
  • Yandro ed. by Robert Coulson and Juanita Coulson
  • Habakkuk ed. by Bill Donaho
  • Trumpet ed. by Tom Reamy
  • Riverside Quarterly ed. by Leland Sapiro

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Meeting details Nova Mob Wednesday 5 April 2023 – “1966 and all that” – Best Short Sf – Perry Middlemiss

Please share this invitation with like-minded friends and fans

Face to face 

You are invited to an in-person Nova Mob meeting at: Wednesday 5 April 2023 8.00pm – 9.15pm or so, first floor Conference Room

Kensington Town Hall

30 – 34 Bellair St

Kensington Melbourne VIC 3031

 By Zoom – simulcast

You are invited to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Wednesday 5 April

8.00pm – 9.30 pm Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney time
7.30pm – 9.00pm Adelaide time
Join Zoom Meeting

Passcode: nova

Meeting ID: 417 758 3193

This is the standard web link. It doesn’t change. Maybe add it to your bookmarks.

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Pre-Mob dining – at the Doutta Galla Hotel 

The usual pre-Mob location in Newmarket

Doutta Galla Hotel, 339 Racecourse Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3031, Australia

Table for 8 booked for 5 April under the name of the Nova Mob Book Discussion group also Murray, 6.00pm for 6.30, through to 8.00pm.