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Entries from January 2014

Joanne Harris at Mr. B’s, Bath

January 27th, 2014 · Comments Off on Joanne Harris at Mr. B’s, Bath

Viking enthusiasts take note: On 21st February, Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat, will be at Mr B’s Emporium talking about her new novel, The Gospel of Loki. As well as Norse goodness, there will be music, wine and food. Read more about it here.

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Karen Joy Fowler at Foyles Cabot Circus

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off on Karen Joy Fowler at Foyles Cabot Circus

Karen Joy Fowler, award-winning short story writer and author of the best-selling novel The Jane Austen Book Club, is coming to Bristol on 19th March to talk about her new novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. Fowler is one of the founders of the James Tiptree Jr. Award, which makes her an absolute hero […]

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BristolCon Welcomes… Paul Cornell, Tom Pollock & Adrian Tchaikovsky

January 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off on BristolCon Welcomes… Paul Cornell, Tom Pollock & Adrian Tchaikovsky

Sign ups for the convention are generally a slow trickle at this time of year, with October being too far away for most people to know what they’ll be doing when summer’s been and gone. But for those of us on the BristolCon team, barring any unforeseen disasters (floods, for example, or plague, or Bristol […]

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Hotel Bookings

January 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off on Hotel Bookings

At BristolCon, we don’t book hotels rooms for members, as we’ve found that it’s easy to find cheaper rates than the ones the Doubletree Bristol offers us as a convention. If you can book before 31st January, the Hilton group (which includes Doubletree) are offering a 33% discount. You can book through their website.

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January Fringe Reading

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off on January Fringe Reading

The BristolCon Fringe reading series continues this Monday, 20th January, with readings from local authors Lou Morgan and Desiree Fischer. Lou Morgan lives in Bath with her husband and son (and the obligatory writer’s cat). Her short fiction has appeared in anthologies from PS Publishing, Solaris Books and Jurassic London – most recently, in Jurassic’s […]

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December Fringe Reading Podcasts

January 9th, 2014 · Comments Off on December Fringe Reading Podcasts

Thanks to Cheryl, the podcasts from our December BristolCon Fringe reading are now online. You can also find them all at our Podbean account. The readers are Kevlin Henney, a superb flash fiction writer, and Jo Hall, author of the recent Art of Forgetting fantasy novels, as well of course as being the Chair of […]

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Tags: Fringe · Podcasts