June 3 Reading Group: The Bruising of Qilwa

The FACT SF/F Reading Group will meet on Monday, June 3, at 7 PM CST to discuss The Bruising of Qilwa by Naseem Jamnia! The meeting will be held online via Zoom. The organizer will send meeting details to regular members of the Reading Group. If interested and not on the list, send an inquiry to reading at fact.org. Upcoming selections are:

Bowling & Brunch & ArmadilloCon Planning!

F.A.C.T. members and ArmadilloCon volunteers gathered at Highland Lanes on May 19 for a morning of bowling. It was great fun. Our team’s total score, over two games, exceeded 300 points! We gathered afterwards for brunch and conversation at Emerald Tavern. We have some very exciting plans for ArmadilloCon 2024! Our next get-together is a BBQ meetup at Pok-e-Jo’s on […]

Lunch Meetup & Board Meeting on June 8

Come talk SF, writing and other things at a BBQ meetup at Pok-e-Jo’s on Parmer! We will get together Saturday, June 8, at 1 PM. A meeting of the FACT Board (sponsors of ArmadilloCon) will follow, and y’all are welcome to join that as well. Items on the agenda will likely include work on a project for screenwriters and discussion […]

May 20 Reading Group: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

The FACT SF/F Reading Group will meet on Monday, May 20, at 7 PM CST to discuss Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin! The meeting will be held online via Zoom. The organizer will send meeting details to regular members of the Reading Group. If interested and not on the list, send an inquiry to reading at fact.org. Upcoming selections are:

Memorial Service for Howard Waldrop Sat Jun 29

Many long-term friends of F.A.C.T. and ArmadilloCon have fond memories of Howard Waldrop. A long-term Austin area resident, he was Toastmaster at ArmadilloCons 1 (1979) and 29 (2007). He was Guest of Honor at ArmadilloCon 5 (1983). He was featured on the cover of the first issue of the Austin Chronicle (1981) He was celebrated for his short fiction and received a World […]