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Entries from May 2014

BristolCon Welcomes: Jasper Fforde, Tricia Sullivan & Sarah Ash

May 19th, 2014 · Comments Off on BristolCon Welcomes: Jasper Fforde, Tricia Sullivan & Sarah Ash

We’re happy to announce that we have three more great authors signed up to attend this year’s BristolCon on October 26th. JASPER FFORDE is the author of the Thursday Next series of comic fantasy novels, famously set in Swindon, and The Last Dragonslayer series. He receantly appeared at the Bristolcon Fringe “Murder Most Magical” event […]

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Tags: Guests · Membership

May Fringe – Cavan Scott & Justin Newland

May 16th, 2014 · Comments Off on May Fringe – Cavan Scott & Justin Newland

This month’s Fringe readings night  takes place on Monday 19th May and features Cavan Scott and Justin Newland. Cavan is a local author, editor, producer and all-round envy-magnet who has written for “…all kind of things including  Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Angry Birds, Warhammer 40,000, Pathfinder, Adventure Time, Blake’s 7, Judge Dredd, Highlander and Power Rangers.” He also wrote a review […]

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Tags: Events · Fringe

Murder Most Magical – Guardian Article

May 16th, 2014 · Comments Off on Murder Most Magical – Guardian Article

Yesterday the Guardian published a thoughtful, informative article about CrimeFest and BristolCons murder / fantasy mashup night ‘Murder Most Magical’, and the links between the genres. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/15/crime-fantasy-literature-crimefest-bristol-literary-genres This is happening TONIGHT, folks. There are still tickets available, a steal at just £3. You can only get them in-store and on the door, so be there for 7pm […]

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April Fringe Reading Podcasts Ready

May 16th, 2014 · Comments Off on April Fringe Reading Podcasts Ready

Cheryl Morgan has posted up the podcasts of our Fringe in a Flash readings from April. As there were so many of them, and she’s done a superb write-up, I won’t reinvent the wheel here – just head on over to Cheryl’s Mewsings and have a listen. It was a really enjoyable event; flash fiction is […]

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Tags: Fringe · Podcasts