Hogtown SF Society

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A club, also known as the Gainesville Speculative Literature Society, which was located in Gainesville, FL. It was a loose organization of local fans (Eve Ackerman, Steven Boyett, Mary Anne Emerson, Jay Haldeman, Bill Hatfield, and David Palmer) including a number of published writers.

It met to watch VHS and Beta recordings of SF shows and to talk books and comics. It often met at a local SF-oriented bookstore, Goering's Books and in later years met at The Philosophy Store. (Both stores served coffee, a rarity at the time.) The club was active starting in the late 70s and drifted apart 8-10 years later. It did do some publications, mostly fanfic.

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