Near Future Fictions Salon: Virtual Persons

Extruded Bodies & Phantom Flesh by Andrew Wallace Virtual Futures’ March 2018 Near Future Fictions Salon explored the theme of Virtual Persons Virtual Futures grew out of a series of conferences in the mid-90s that sought to develop a new discipline that would confront the technologisation of culture. Its latest incarnation is a regular ‘Salon’,…

Live reading in London next week!

I’ll be reading from my upcoming novel Celebrity Werewolf, which is being published by NewCon Press, at the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) next Wednesday, 28 March. The venue is upstairs at the Artillery Arms, 102 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8ND. Nearest tube station is Old Street. More details about the pub here. Doors are at 6.30pm and the […]

Review of ‘The Weirdstone of Brisingamen’ by Alan Garner

Alan Garner’s brilliantly titled 1960 fantasy takes North European tropes familiar from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and spins them into a very English children’s fantasy. Two children, a brother and sister called Colin and Susan, are sent to stay with relatives of their mother’s when she must join their father abroad for six months. […]