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BristolCon Fringe presents Daniel Cull and Gareth L Powell

February 5th, 2019 · No Comments

Daniel Cull and Gareth L Powell will give readings from their work on Monday, February 18th, at The Gryphon, 41, Colton Street, bristol, Bs1 5AP 7-30pm until about 9pm. Doors open at 7pm.

The event is free to attend and there will be a Q&A after the readings where the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions to the authors.

Books on the Hill will be selling books as always, as well as some splendid teas.

DANIEL CULL has been writing since he was a teenager, inspired by classic sci-fi movies and television. He has mainly written scripts, having some success with BBC talent. His film script Antihappy was optioned by Harvest Films and he was an active member of Southwest Scriptwriters. In the past few years he has turned to prose, looking to inspire children using his science fiction series Tomorrows; short, stand-alone science fiction books for children: Goosebumps by the way of the Twilight Zone, pulp sci-fi and Doctor Who.

GARETH L. POWELL is a speculative fiction author from the UK. He has won the BSFA Award for Best Novel and been shortlisted for the Seiun Awards in Japan. His novels and novellas have been published in the UK and US by Solaris, Titan Books, and Publishing.

His short fiction has appeared in Interzone, Clarkesworld, and Gardner Dozois’s Year’s Best Science Fiction, and his story ‘Ride The Blue Horse’ was a finalist for the 2015 BSFA Award.

Gareth was born and raised in Bristol, UK, and was once fortunate enough to have Diana Wynne Jones critique one of his early short stories over coffee. Later, he went on to study creative writing under Helen Dunmore at the University of Glamorgan.

Gareth has run creative writing workshops and given guest lectures at UK universities, been a guest speaker at the Arvon Foundation in Shropshire, and given talks about creative writing at various literature festivals around the country.

His nonfiction book About Writing is an essential field guide for aspiring authors.

Gareth has also written for The Guardian, The Irish Times, 2000 AD, and SFX. He has written scripts for corporate training videos, and is currently at work on a screenplay.

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