• Probe 190, December 2021, is our latest edition posted to members
  • Contribute to Probe
  • Catalogue of Probe Short Stories
  • Probe cover downloads and index pages

  • Since the late 1960s/early 1970s, Probe has been our A5 club fanzine, published three to four times a year depending upon contributions. The bulk of Probe comprises short stories from the finalists and winners in our annual Nova Short Story Competition. A complete set of all issues of Probe is available in our library.


    All contributions are welcome! Send email to the editor with your contribution. We love receiving:
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    Probe usually contains some science fiction/fantasy short stories. The source of these is usually our Nova short story competition. The winners are always published in Probe. Even stories that did not win can be chosen by the Editor.

    Download a complete list of all stories ever published in Probe.

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