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Want help with Book Launches?

August 18th, 2019 · No Comments

The southwest has some lovely science fiction and fantasy authors who produce wonderful books. Of course every new book deserves a book launch. Getting a book published is a great achievement, a recognition of all the inspiration and work that goes on in the writerly dens. And it deserves having as many people as possible […]

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Distaff Science Fiction Anthology Out Today!

August 15th, 2019 · No Comments

Distaff, an anthology of all new science fiction stories written by women, is published today in both paperback and kindle versions. The team behind behind it think it is the only such anthology this century! The southwest of England hosts not one, but two of the authors, E. J. Tett (Holo-Sweet) and Rosie Oliver (The […]

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Want to put an Advert in our BristolCon Booklet?

August 12th, 2019 · No Comments

BristolCon is fast approaching and we are starting to get up a head of steam. Like all self-respecting science fiction and fantasy conventions, we will be publishing a souvenir booklet! If you want to put an advert in it, please contact Bav, our booklet wizard and vice-chair, chair[at]bristolcon[dot]org by 30th August 2019. Advert Choices: Inside […]

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Expecting a Participant Form?

August 10th, 2019 · 1 Comment

All participants forms have been sent out to BristolCon members who ticked the participant’s box. If you’ve not received one yet, then one of three things can have happened: The form sent by our programme whizz, Dan, has gone to your spam folder. Please check it is not lurking there. When buying your BristolCon membership, […]

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Participants’ Forms on Their Way

August 1st, 2019 · No Comments

Our lovely programme manager, Dan, has started sending out participants forms. Members will be able to vote for which panels they would like to see, and whether they want to be panel members, run a workshop or do a reading. And we sure do have some very intriguing and hilarious panels on the menu. But […]

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Congratulations to Peter Sutton and Juliet E. McKenna

July 31st, 2019 · No Comments

Local authors are definitely in the news! Peter Sutton’s novel, Seven Deadly Swords, which was launched at last year’s BristolCon is one of 172 novels to be placed on Not the Booker longlist. Apparently voting for this closes at 23.59 BST on Monday 5 August 2019. More details can be found in The Guardian’s article […]

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News about our Guests of Honour

July 29th, 2019 · No Comments

Diane Duane is not only Guest of Honour at BristolCon, but also Guest of Honour at WorldCon in Dublin next month. John Scalzi has published his WorldCon schedule, which includes this little gem about Diane… 17 Aug 2019, Saturday 15:00 – 15:50, Liffey Hall-2 (CCD)GoH talk: a fireside chat with Diane Duane“John Scalzi sits down to […]

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Book Launch Event – The Undoing of Arlo Knott by Heather Child

July 22nd, 2019 · No Comments

The Occasion: To celebrate the release of Heather Child’s new novel, The Undoing Of Arlo Knott. Where: Storysmith, 49 North Street, Bristol, BS3 1EN When: Thursday 1st August, 6:30pm Who: Heather Child will be talking to Cheryl Morgan (of Wizard’s Tower Press) About What: ‘Five things you won’t regret’ and exploring the ideas behind this […]

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Want to Ask our Guests of Honour a Question?

July 20th, 2019 · Comments Off on Want to Ask our Guests of Honour a Question?

We would absolutely love to know what members of BristolCon 2019 want to ask our wonderful Guests of Honour, authors Diane Duane and Gareth L Powell, and artist, Andy Bigwood. Please send your suggestions to Dan at programme[at]bristolcon[dot]org. ABOUT DIANE DUANE: Diane Duane has been a science fiction and fantasy writer for forty years. Her […]

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Dealers, Artists and Participants – Progress at BristolCon

July 17th, 2019 · Comments Off on Dealers, Artists and Participants – Progress at BristolCon

Things are gathering a head of steam here at BristolCon! (Some of us like steam engines – puff, puff!) Dealers Room: The Dealers’ tables are selling. There is still room, but if you want to guarantee a table, please get in touch sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment by contacting Dr Bob through clicking on […]

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