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Edinburgh SF Book Group January

December 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

The next meeting of the Edinburgh SF Book Group will take place in Henderson’s on Hanover Street on Tuesday 31st of January 2006. Following on from this month’s discussion of Jeff VanderMeer’s City of Saints...

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Morgan signs new book deal

November 24, 2005 | 0 Comments

SciFi Wire reports that one of my favourite writers, Richard Morgan, has signed a five-book deal with Del Rey in the US. Richard powered his way into the UK scene with his violent noir-esque debut,...

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Déjà vu Podcast

November 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

You may remember one of the first novels we featured on the FPI blog when we started earlier this year, Déjà vu. Well, the author of that rather cool tale has been in touch to...

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Mike Carey talks the Devil You Know

November 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Going through the advance publication lists and learning which authors publishers are lining up for release is one of my more enjoyable duties. I’m always keen to check Orbit’s schedule – one of the UK’s...

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Silverberg’s Majipoor in graphic novels

October 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

Following on from their first run in comics comes a collection from the Majipoor universe of one of our most acclaimed SF&F authors, Robert Silverberg. The Seventh Shrine is as much detective story as it...

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New graphic novels

October 19, 2005 | 0 Comments

A double helping of graphic novel loveliness for you today with the Pre-orders live on our super, shiny new website from the good folks at Image Comics and Marvel. Both their new lists for January...

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Wallace and Gromit up in smoke

October 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Fire Brigade in Bristol was called to a serious fire in a warehouse this morning – a warehouse which just happened to contain most of Aardman Animations props and scenery. One spokesperson said that...

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British Fantasy Awards

October 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

In the wake of 2005 British Fantasy Convention the awards for titles from 2004 were announced, with top writers Graham Joyce and Simon Clark MCing: Best Novel (The August Derleth Fantasy Award) – Stephen King,...

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Bookcrossing in Edinburgh – the inside skinny

September 12, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Edinburgh writer Deborah J Miller, author (under the name Miller Lau) of the excellent Last Clansman series (partly set in Edinburgh) celebrated the publication of her first novel with Tor Macmillan by going round...

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British Fantasy Awards

August 15, 2005 | 0 Comments

Ariel over on the Alien Online draws my attention to the fact that the British Fantasy Awards nominees have been posted, with the shortlist nominations as follows: Best Novel (The August Derleth Fantasy Award) Clive...

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