Johns Hopkins Science Fiction Association

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The Johns Hopkins Science Fiction Association is commonly known as HOPSFA. It has existed more-or-less continuously since the early 70s, though its activity has undergone major swings as members graduated. For a time in the late 70s it was associated with the Amber Society.

It published two filk collections, the Minihymnal for Balticon 9 and the larger HOPSFA Hymnal and sponsored Hopcon.

It's clubzine is the HopSFanatic founded in November 1974.

It has run two conventions over the years: HopCon and currently runs JohnCon, a gaming convention.



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