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Entries from April 2012

Want To Live Forever?

April 20th, 2012 · Comments Off on Want To Live Forever?

Well the Festival of Ideas has an event for you. On May 29th Stephen Cave will talk about his new book, Immortality, at Foyles between 18.00 and 19.00. The event is free, but you do need to book in advance. See here for details. For those of you not based in Bristol, the event is […]

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More On Colin’s Film

April 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on More On Colin’s Film

Sam Lemberg has kindly sent us a few thoughts on the film he made from Colin Harvey’s story, “Chameleon”. I’m an avid science fiction reader and a filmmaker always looking for good material. When I finished reading “Chameleon” I knew it was dynamite. I literally emailed the publisher within minutes. He put me in touch […]

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Emma Newman at Waterstones

April 13th, 2012 · Comments Off on Emma Newman at Waterstones

Our good friend Emma Newman will be signing her book, 20 Years Later, in Waterstones in the Galleries this Saturday (14th) between 11:00am and 3:00pm. Some of us will be there. Hopefully some of you will be too.

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Congratulations Paul & Caroline

April 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This is a congratulations post of a rather different type. Our good friend Paul Cornell had a very exciting Easter. He won a BSFA Award, and picked up two Hugo nominations (details here). However, his really big news is that he and his wife, Caroline, are expecting their first child later this year. This impacts […]

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Congratulations Anne & Juliet

April 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Congratulations Anne & Juliet

Clearly being a Guest of Honour at BristolCon marks you out for future greatness. We are delighted to note that Anne Sudworth, who is our Artist Guest of Honour this year, will be fulfilling the same role for next year’s Eastercon: EightSquared. Nor is Anne the only BristolCon connection to EightSquared. Our good friend Juliet […]

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Diana Wynne Jones Celebration

April 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

It appears that there will be a celebration of the life of Diana Wynne Jones taking place in Bristol on April 22nd. We don’t know a lot about it, but we are delighted to see Diana being remembered in Bristol. The event will take place at St George’s, Brandon Hill, which is the same venue […]

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Harkaway at the Watershed

April 4th, 2012 · Comments Off on Harkaway at the Watershed

Top science fiction writer, Nick Harkaway, will be appearing at The Watershed on May 15th as part of the festival of Ideas. He’s not talking about an SF book, but he is talking about digital technology so the event should be of interest. You can book here.

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Rosie Reports on Skylon

April 4th, 2012 · Comments Off on Rosie Reports on Skylon

For those of you unable to get to the talk about the Skylon space plane, Rosie Oliver has a write-up of the event.

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Banks in Bath

April 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off on Banks in Bath

This one is still a long way off (October 4th), but Iain M. Banks will be launching his new Culture novel in Bath. You have to be there, right?

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Colin Harvey Movie

April 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

American filmmaker, Sam Lemberg, has produced a film of Colin Harvey’s short story, “Chameleon”. You can see it for free on YouTube.

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