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Our Child of the Stars – Stephen Cox – Book Launch and Reading

January 31st, 2019 · Comments Off on Our Child of the Stars – Stephen Cox – Book Launch and Reading

Stephen Cox is Bristol-raised, started writing at the age of 49 and has had his debut novel Our Child of the Stars published this month by Jo Fletcher Books. Our Child of the Stars is how Molly and Gene adopt an alien child, Cory, and their struggle to keep him safe, set to the backdrop of […]

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BristolCon Fringe presents Mark Lewis and Peter F Hamilton

January 13th, 2019 · Comments Off on BristolCon Fringe presents Mark Lewis and Peter F Hamilton

For those doing a double-take, yes you did read the title right… Monday, 21st January 2019, at The Gryphon (41 Colston Street, Bristol, BS1 5AP). Doors at 7pm, with readings starting promptly at 7:30pm. The event usually finishes around 9pm to 9-30pm. Mark Lewis has had over 25 short stories published, as well as several poems, […]

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Bristol Festival of Literature

October 10th, 2018 · Comments Off on Bristol Festival of Literature

As usual the Con is happening during Bristol Festival of Literature and they’ve kindly put us on their programme. Please do go and check out their programme as there are a few events that will appeal to con-goers. For example A genre book fair (crime, thriller and horror) in the old police cells in Broadmead A […]

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Cover Reveal for “Fleet of Knives”

September 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on Cover Reveal for “Fleet of Knives”

One of BristolCon’s favourite authors Gareth L Powell this week announces the cover reveal of the next novel in his Embers of War trilogy ”Fleet of Knives” A glorious thing to behold, check it out on the Barnes and Noble site. We are looking forward to reading this as soon as it drops through the […]

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An Evening With Science Fiction Superstar Peter F Hamilton

September 5th, 2018 · Comments Off on An Evening With Science Fiction Superstar Peter F Hamilton

EDIT Foyles event is now SOLD OUT We are delighted to share the news that Foyles will present an evening with Peter F Hamilton on Saturday 8th September in their Bristol, Cabot Circus store at 7:30pm. Peter will be talking about and reading from his new book “Salvation”. Host for the evening is our very […]

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Book launch news

July 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on Book launch news

We’re very excited to get an exclusive cover reveal of the book that will be launching at this year’s BristolCon. It’s from award-winning Grimbold books, one of our favourite publishers and it’s written by Peter Sutton, a BristolCon committee member. Here’s the cover in all its glory: For every sin, a sword For every sword, […]

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Tags: Books · Bristol · Guests · Programme

Programming in the Snug

October 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on Programming in the Snug

You can book for any of the workshops in the Snug by emailing programme@bristolcon.org There will be some spaces held back for on the day sign up as well

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Tags: Books · Hotel · Membership · Programme · Workshops

Bristol HorrorCon & Bristol Festival of Literature

October 11th, 2017 · Comments Off on Bristol HorrorCon & Bristol Festival of Literature

We share October with two other ace events in the calendar –Bristol HorrorCon at which guest of honour Jonathan L Howard features and Bristol Festival of Literature who are running 10 days worth of events including in Redcliffe cavs, in a pop up cafe and a book fair at PRSC check their website for what’s on

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Launching at BristolCon – Spark and Carousel

September 18th, 2015 · Comments Off on Launching at BristolCon – Spark and Carousel

Launching at this year’s BristolCon will be our very own Joanne Hall‘s sixth novel, Spark and Carousel. Like her earlier novels, it’s a fantastic adventure which tackles serious themes. It’s also a great deal of fun, as Jo set out to write something of a romp this time around, with as much humour as darkness. She’s […]

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North by Southwest Launch @ForbiddenPlanet 28/03/15

March 21st, 2015 · Comments Off on North by Southwest Launch @ForbiddenPlanet 28/03/15

This BristolCon-sponsored anthology launches at the Bristol Megastore on Saturday 28th March from 1 – 2pm. Join the authors for an eclectic and unlikely series of journeys through landscape and story! North by Southwest brings together 15 original stories by 10 writers, all members of the North Bristol Writers group. Bristol is a vibrant, creative city and […]

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