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The British Fantasy Society

A Community for those who love Magical Creatures, Monsters and the Fantastic!

What do we do here?

Community

We connect fantasy readers, writers, industry professionals. We offer many opportunities to gather, both in-person and online to share the love of Fantasy, Horror and Science Fiction writing!

Celebrate

Fantasycon and the British Fantasy Awards help our community enjoy, connect, network and get recognition. Join us for our annual events, or find out about past awards.

Support

Helping writers, publishers, agents, and fans (and anyone else interested in SFFH). Advice, moral support, ways to increase their reach and knowledge.

Promotion

We offer members fantastic opportunities and save on marketing campaigns. We also offer a publisher membership!

Publication

BFS Horizons magazine and BFS Journal are just two of the ways our members and others can find opportunities to get their writing out there!

Inform

Members receive exclusive news via our newsletter and Discord, and non-members get access to our blogs and social media too.

Find out more by using our main menu’s About or Get in Touch options, or see it all at a glance with our sitemap

Latest news on our blog

Latest reviews

Yoke of Stars by R.B. Lemberg
Yoke of Stars by R.B. Lemberg

Yoke of Stars by R.B. Lemberg is a novella in the Birdsong universe, but it reads as a standalone. With its beautiful, evocative prose, it is an ode to languages, a dialogue about otherness and gender, and an uplifting story of overcoming, fighting, and finding support. The story starts with the Bird and stars myth, […]

Hera by Jennifer Saint
Hera by Jennifer Saint

The Titans have fallen, and battle is in the past. The Olympians rule and the earth heals. Hera, who was raised beneath the waters, now flies free. As a hawk, she travels to Mount Olympus, where those who sided with them come to swear peace. Peace may have come, but Hera never stops her close […]

The Black Bird Oracle by Deborah Harkness
The Black Bird Oracle by Deborah Harkness

The Bishop-Clairmont family have fallen into a perfect routine of bliss, spreading their time between New Haven, Oxford, and Sept Tours. But then six-year-old Becca is given a gift by a dying raven who tells her it is time to go home. A long-dreaded letter from the congregation and a surprise invitation from an unknown […]