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Entries from August 2012

Welcome Dan Chernett

August 29th, 2012 · Comments Off on Welcome Dan Chernett

Work by award winning children’s book illustrator and artist Dan Chernett will be on display in the BristolCon art show, along with signed fine art prints and posters for sale. Dan has worked in publishing since graduating in 2003 and has a love for sci-fi, fantasy, and old school horror that comes across in all […]

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Ben Back in Business

August 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off on Ben Back in Business

Author Ben Jeapes has been a regular at Bristolcon, but hasn’t had any new books out in a while. We are therefore delighted to see that he’s been signed up by Solaris for a new science fiction novel, Phoenicia’s Worlds. You can read more about the book at the Solaris blog. The book won’t be […]

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Robots Remember Colin

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off on Robots Remember Colin

Over at the Angry Robot Books blog Lee Harris has a heartfelt post about Colin Harvey’s death, which happened one year ago today. In Colin’s memory, Angry Robot are putting his books on sale (together with four short stories) and donating all of the proceeds to the charity that Colin worked for, Above and Beyond. […]

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Neal Stephenson Next Week

August 15th, 2012 · Comments Off on Neal Stephenson Next Week

Neal Stephenson will be in the South West next week. On Monday 20th he is doing a signing at Toppings in Bath. And on Tuesday he will be at the Watershed in Bristol as part of the Festival of ideas. We hope to see you at one of those.

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Art Show Looking Good

August 7th, 2012 · Comments Off on Art Show Looking Good

We already have an excellent selection of artists signed up for this year. You can see the current list here. There is still a bit of space so do get in touch if you are interested.

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Dealers’ Room Full

August 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on Dealers’ Room Full

We are pleased to see that the Dealers’ Room for this year’s BristolCon is already full. See here for a list of people who have taken tables. There will, of course, also be the committee table where we’ll be selling books from local authors and small presses. And there may be prints on sale in […]

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Banks Everywhere

August 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off on Banks Everywhere

And not the profiteering kind either. We’ve already mentioned that the very wonderful Iain M. Banks will be launching his latest novel, The Hydrogen Sonata, at Toppings in Bath on Thursday October 4th. Well, Iain will be staying in the area, and doing a reading at Waterstones in The Galleries, Bristol on Friday October 5th. […]

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Trowbridge Arts Festival

August 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Trowbridge Arts Festival

Yes, it is a little way from Bristol, but we know that some of you live in that area, and what’s more several of us are involved. The Festival lasts from September 14th to 30th and covers all sorts of activities, but the key day is Saturday September 15th which is given over to science […]

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