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Entries from September 2011

Emma Newman News

September 30th, 2011 · Comments Off on Emma Newman News

Emma Newman has some very exciting news over on her blog. There will be a big launch event on October 31st, but everyone coming to BristolCon will get a sneak preview in their goodie bags. Are we good to you or what?

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We Have a Programme

September 29th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Our programme is now as final as convention programmes ever get. On the day all sorts of things may happen — people get stuck in traffic, come down with the flu and so on. But bearing that in mind, you can now see the full BristolCon ’11 program in PDF form here. An HTML version […]

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Busy Friday At Forbidden Planet – Oct. 21st

September 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

In conjunction with BristolCon and the Bristol Festival of Literature, Forbidden Planet Bristol is hosting a packed day of signings on Friday October 21st. The headline event is at 14:30 and features Richard Morgan on his signing tour for The Cold Commands. Sadly Richard can’t stay for BristolCon on the Saturday — he has another […]

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Welcome, Dev Agarwal

September 25th, 2011 · Comments Off on Welcome, Dev Agarwal

Continuing to spotlight people who will be appearing in our programme this year, please extend a welcome to Dev Agarwal. Amongst other things, Dev writes a regular column for the BSFA’s Focus magazine, and is an associate editor with the Irish magazine, Albedo One. He’s also a published short fiction writer and Clarion graduate. As […]

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A Visitor from Egypt

September 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on A Visitor from Egypt

In addition to the Festival of Literature, Bristol has a Festival of Ideas — a year-round programme of talks by fascinating people of all types. You may remember the event they did with William Gibson last year, and rumour has it that something equally high profile will be announced soon. Today, however, we want to […]

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Welcome, MD Lachlan

September 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on Welcome, MD Lachlan

We have a whole bunch more guests to tell you about. Patience, please, we’ll get to them one at a time. Today’s post is all about MD Lachlan, author of the acclaimed viking-themed fantasy novels, Wolfsangel and Fenrir. As you’ll see from our Guests page, there is a lot more to Mr. Lachlan than you […]

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We Have A Festival!

September 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Exciting things have been happening in Bristol this year. We have a brand new Festival of Literature being launched. The dates are October 14th-23rd. Why, that includes BristolCon, doesn’t it! And yes, we have been involved in the organization. In particular we have helped create several events: Thursday 20th October, 6-7pm: Write Spectacular! With: Juliet […]

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Author Events

September 12th, 2011 · Comments Off on Author Events

Two of this year’s guest writers have public appearances coming up soon. Paul Cornell will be signing comics at Forbidden Planet in London on Wednesday September 14th. He has two titles in the big DC reboot — Stormwatch and Demon Knights. Issue #1 of both titles will be available on the day. Philip Reeve will […]

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Welcome, Tim Maughan

September 6th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Why yes, we do have another guest to add. Tim Maughan is based in Bristol, was a BSFA Award nominee this year, and writes regularly for high profile sites such as Tor.com and Anime News Network. You can find out more about Tim on our Guests page and his website.

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Dealers and Sponsors

September 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Dealers and Sponsors

We have updated the list of dealers who will be taking tables at BristolCon. Unfortunately Scott Stanford has had to cancel, but we still have a great selection of merchandise for you. In addition we have a list of sponsors. What are these people doing, you ask. They are giving you stuff. Specifically they have […]

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