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Adam Roberts is the author of a growing number of science fiction novels, short stories, essays and other writings. This site contains not just his blog, but everything you could ever want to know about everything Adam has ever published. And more...

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Archive for May, 2011

BL SF

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

OK? Here's what next week holds: Out of this world?: Why Science Fiction speaks to us all Friday 20 May 18.30 -20.00 The British Library Conference Centre Throughout history, people have asked ‘what if?’. We have always allowed our imaginations to create other worlds as expressions of our wildest dreams, hopes and fears, and so [...]

Justina Robson, Heliotrope (2011)

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

In the post today: the excellent Justina Robson's first collection of short fiction [published by the Australian press Ticonderoga; in the UK you can buy it from amazon]. I get a copy because I wrote the introduction (Justina in her acknowledgements is kind enough to call it 'insightful', and too kind to point out that [...]

The Rees reading

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

The last twelve months, like all the previous twelvemonths in my writing career, have not been lucky for me in terms of awards (of course you may think this has nothing to do with luck and everything with my many writerly demerits); but I have been lucky in a number of, I think, genuinely insightful [...]