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Archive for September, 2013

The Times Cheltenham Literary Festival 2013

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

I'm doing two things at this this year's Cheltenham Festival. On Friday 4th October (at 4pm, in the Studio, Imperial Square) I'm on the 'Re-Wired: Memory in the Digital Age' panel: Join us to explore the impact of the Internet, digital technology and social media on human memory. From Google and GPS to lifelogging services, […]

Sibilant Fricative: Cover Reveal

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Courtesy of the estimable Ian Whates, here is the cover for my upcoming collection of Essays and Reviews, soon to be published by Newcon Press (also check out the like-named blog). GASP AT MY BEAUTY, O WORLD! GASP, I SAY!

Mummy, He’s Making Eyes At Me

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Pornokitsch have posted the TOC and pre-order details for the newest Jurassic London anthology, The Book of the Dead. And it's (if you'll pardon the phrase) A Monster: Table of Contents Introduction: "Some Words from an Egyptologist" by John J. Johnston (Egypt Exploration Society) "Ramesses on the Frontier" by Paul Cornell "Escape from the Mummy's […]

Proofs!

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Exciting! Coming out 16 Jan 2014! Also with oodles of intrinsic Mahendra Singh goodness:

Space, Time, Machine and Monster

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

I am appearing at what the good people at Literature Wales are pleased to call a "sci fi, fantasy and horror festival" at the Riverfront in Newport, 18-19 October. But I won't be alone, oh no! Also appearing are: Alastair Reynolds Large As Life And Twice As Natural; Tim Lebbon; Jon Chase; Mark Brake; the […]

Sir Niallalot Reviews

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Niall Alexander (@niallalot on Twitter) has reviewed Robots for the Tor.Com blog. It's a thoughtful, interesting review, with some positive and some negative things to say. He calls the book overall a 'difficult, if intermittently excellent (and certainly representative) collection'. Can't say fairer than that. One thing particularly piqued my interest: Some of the science […]

Riddleses of the Hobbitses

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

It seems the proofs of this book (due out December this year) have arrived in the Palgrave office; though they have yet to make their way out to me. Exciting!