New stories from: Bo Balder, S.A.M. Rundell, Brian M. Milton, dave ring, Jeremy Nelson, Peyman Saremian, Raymond W Gallacher
Winners of the 2019 Flash Fiction Competition: Simon Fung, Emma Levin, Anna Ziegelhof
Poetry: Frederick Pollack, Laura Watts, Emma Levin
Ruth EJ Booth – award winning column Noise and Sparks
Chris Beckett – interview and a wee extract from Beneath the World, a Sea
SF Caledonia: J.T. McIntosh
Mark Toner – Tales of the Beachcomber
Special Treat: Russell Jones’ Prime Jokes
Creative Visions and Critical Reflections on Scotland’s Space Futures
Edited by Deborah Scott and Simon Malpas
With a foreword by Ken MacLeod
Take a bunch of science fiction writers, scientists, humanists and artists, and throw them into a room. Give them a whiteboard, a pile of sandwiches and a pot of coffee. Let’s see what happens.
The result? Scotland in Space!
Pippa Goldschmidt , Alastair Bruce , Sean McMahon , Elsa Bouet, Laura Lam, Beth Biller , Tacye Phillipson , Russell Jones, Catherine Heymans, Matjaz Vidmar
Artists: Andrew Bastow , Sara J. Campbell
Afterword: Colin R McInnes
Hosted by Laura Lam
Stories – Cat Hellisen
Poetry – Jeda Pearl Lewis
Music – Aurora Engine
Drama – Witches’ Gets with Alex Delaney, written by Noëlle Harrison
Stories – Pim Wangtechawat & Sienna Vance
Nominated again (after winning last year!) for the British Fantasy Society Best Magazine/Journal of the year New Science fiction stories...
Stories: DA D’Amico, EM Faulds, Tim Major, Callum McSorley, Tiffany Meuret, JG Sarmiento, Teika Marija Smits, Lidia Molina Whyte Cymera Festival/Shoreline of Infinity Short fiction winners: Cleo...
Stories: Thomas Broderick, Rhiannon Grist, Cat Hellisen, Ken MacLeod, Andrew Reichard, Neil Williamson, Vicki Jarrett, Emma Levin, Alyssa Eckles, Eris...
Books and Publications
Medicine is advancing at a breakneck pace. Genome editing, lab-grown organs and advanced bionics are all on the horizon - our lives are going to change dramatically. We'll live longer,...
Dragons, rockets, Vulcans, witches, scientists, authors and the Apocalypse – this book has it all. A handy reference of genuine British pub signs relating to science fiction, fantasy and horror,...
The Beachcomber's own comic, volume 1 features Gail Scott's first adventure "Who Is Mentor?" along with "Mutable Martians," "Where Have All The Time Machines Gone?" and "The Centenary Of Arthur...
The Plague Stones James Brogden Titan Books, 419 pages Review by Benjamin Thomas James Brogden’s The Plague Stones is a gothic world of horror and history. The novel follows...
Cognition Jacques St-Malo 342 pages Ballista Press: 2019 Review by Megan Turney Jacques St-Malo’s Cognition is a near-future technothriller revolving around the micro and macro consequences of a society...
The Sun Song Trilogy by Moira McPartlin Ways of the Doomed, 256 pages Wants of the Silent, 256 pages Star of Hope, 280 pages Review by Samara Wright ...