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Go into the Waterstone’s in Staines at the moment and you’ll find the following flyers being handed out: That’s one high budget piece of advertising, right there. If you happened to be in the neighbourhood, t'd be lovely to see you. No ticket is required! [Update: the event went off very well; thanks to Fran [...]
I'm one of (I believe) several guests appearing at the next BSFA Open Meeting: 25 March 2009, The Antelope tavern, 22 Eaton Terrace, London, SW1W 8EZ. People will be in the bar from 5ish. The upstairs room itself opens at 6pm onward, whereupon there will be a bunch of fascinating free-and-frank exchange of views concerning, [...]
At the weekend I popped up to Edinburgh to take part in one of these 'Lost World Read' events: specifically a 28th Feb, 6-9pm talk called 'Lost Worlds'. Deftly chaired by Stuart Kelly, and sponsored by Napier University's Centre for Literature and Writing (known, brilliantly, as 'CLAW'), the panel consisted of China Miéville, Roger Luckhurst [...]
Reading Dave Langford's latest SFX column, I discover that at the Langford household I am cooked, served in cabbage and eaten. Ummena ummena, yum yum.
Justina Robson and I will be teaching this 'How To Write Science Fiction' course for the Arvon Foundation from tomorrow (Monday 21st) through to the end of the week; it's a residential course, at the superb eyrie of Lumb Bank. If you're on the course, I look forward to seeing you; if you're not, well [...]
I'm a Guest of Honour (along with Cory Doctorow) at the upcoming Swecon, in Linköping, Sweden, this coming weekend. Be nice to see you, if you happen to be in Linköping, Sweden. (ConFuse 2008: The Swedish National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention 2008; 13-15 June 2008. Venue: Ryds Herrgård, Linköping, Sweden).
A couple of books have been delivered through the slot in my front door over the last few days; I previously mentioned one of these, Conceptual Breakthrough (James Holden and Simon King's marvellous experiment in sf-criticism, to which I contributed an afterword), a couple of months ago; very nice finally to hold a copy in [...]Next Entries