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Entries from April 2010

Gareth L Powell Book Launch – Saturday

April 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Gareth L Powell will celebrate the launch of his debut novel, Silversands, with a launch party in Bristol. The event takes place from 2.00pm on Saturday 24th April, in the back bar of The Shakespeare Tavern, Prince Street, Bristol. Gareth will be giving a short reading from Silversands and signing copies, so please come along […]

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Paul Speaks

April 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Paul Speaks

BristolCon Guest of Honour, Paul Cornell, has been interviewed over at Tor.com. The article begins: Paul Cornell is One Of Us. There’s no question about it. Well, we could have told them that. Paul goes on to demonstrate his fannish credentials, including enthusing over his Hugo nominations: “I’ve wanted to win a Hugo Award ever […]

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Paul Gets a Slice of Action

April 12th, 2010 · Comments Off on Paul Gets a Slice of Action

BristolCon Guest of Honour, Paul Cornell, has some very exiting news on his blog. He’s been given a chance to write DC’s famous title, Action Comics. If you are not familiar with Action, it was first published in 1938 and issue #1 saw the first appearance of a certain costumed crime-fighter called Superman. Of course […]

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Gareth in the Guardian

April 11th, 2010 · Comments Off on Gareth in the Guardian

BristolCon’s media relations manager, Gareth L. Powell, had a new book, Silversands, launched at Eastercon. We are delighted to see that it was reviewed in The Guardian yesterday. For Bristol people Gareth will be holding an event at The Shakespeare Tavern on Princes Street at 2.00pm on Saturday 24th April. Further details are available on […]

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Welcome Back, Alastair Reynolds

April 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Welcome Back, Alastair Reynolds

We are delighted to announce that Alastair Reynolds, one of our Guests of Honour from last year, will once again be attending BristolCon. You can see his biography from last year here. The promised novel, Terminal World, is now in the shops and well worth a look.

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Congratulations, Paul & Joe

April 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments

A great many awards made major announcements over the Easter weekend, and we are delighted to see that our Guests of Honour, Paul Cornell and Joe Abercrombie, featured prominently in them. Paul, has been nominated for two Hugo Awards. The first is for his novelette, “One of Our Bastards is Missing”, which was published in […]

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