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Entries from April 2014

Award Winning Monkey

April 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Many belated congratulations to BristolCon’s 2012 Guest of Honour and local stalwart Gareth L Powell and his boozy simian partner in crime Ack-Ack Macaque. The novel Ack-Ack Macaque has just picked up the 2014 BSFA Award for Best Novel. For the first time in history the result was a tie for first place, so well […]

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Murder Most Magical

April 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

On Friday, May 16th Waterstones, Bristol will be hosting “Murder Most Magical”, a presentation of fantasy-themed crime novels featuring three fabulous writers. Ben Aaronovitch is the author of the best-selling Rivers of London series of novels featuring PC Peter Grant. Paul Cornell is the Hugo Award-winning writer of Doctor Who episodes, various comics (currently Wolverine) […]

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April’s Fringe is Flashy – Tonight!

April 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

April’s Fringe Reading is a celebration of Flash fiction, stories so short your mum would never have let you go out wearing one. So come along to the Shakespeare Tavern tonight to hear a whole slew of tales from some of our favourite writers, including Kevlin Henney, Justin Newland, Jonathan L. Howard and our own […]

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March Fringe Readings Available for Your Listening Delight

April 14th, 2014 · Comments Off on March Fringe Readings Available for Your Listening Delight

Cheryl has made the readings from the last Fringe evening available on her blog here. I’ve copied the links below so you can go straight to the podcasts if you wish, although Cheryl as usual provides illuminating commentary. It was a great evening, and lovely to finally have Scott reading for us.

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Airship Folk

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off on Airship Folk

Last Saturday’s long-awaited Airship Ball at the Bristol Folk House finally happened, and it seems it was something of a success. There are blog reports online from Cheryl Morgan, co-hosts Joanne Hall and Roz Clarke, and contributors Pete Sutton and John Hawkes-Reed.¬†Check them out; they’ve got photos! If you want to read the transcript of […]

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