Portland Science Fiction Society
The Portland Science Fiction Society, also known as PorSFiS, is an sf club in the Portland, OR, area. (It is not normally called PSFS, to avoid confusion with the Philadelphia club.) The PorSFS clubzine is The Pulsar.
The group holds public meetings on the second Saturday of each month; every three months they discuss club business. On they fourth Saturday of each month, they hold alt.porsfis; a monthly party.
PorSFS formed just before The Portland Science Fiction Symposium, now sometimes known as "OryCon 0," was held. Although many PorSFiS members were also OryCon committee members in the beginning, Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. (OSFCI) was formed almost immediately, and while there are still cross-over members, the two groups, PorSFiS and OSFCI, are two separate organizations.
A previous Portland club with a similar name, the Portland Science-Fantasy Society, is not connected.
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