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Shoreline of Infinity 20

Pilot Issue of the new monthly digital Shoreline of Infinity. It's an all-women issue to mark International Women's Day. New stories from: Bo Balder, Fiona Moore, Laura Watts SF poetry...

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The Mugazine  – Stories and poems on a mug

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The Umbrellas of Edinburgh on a Mug

Poem on a Mug  - A Firmament Written by Marianne Boruch. This is a special version of the poem taken from Umbrellas of Edinburgh, Poems and…
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Story Mug 1 – Ian Watson

Where would our eternal Roman Empire be without coffee? Story on a mug. Enjoy a complete short story on a mug. Written by Science Fiction…

Stories on the web

Stories published in Shoreline of Infinity, free to read. Formatted to read well on any device.

Odette – Zen Cho

“But Odette divined the house’s secrets. Nooks under staircases and crannies between sofas and walls … Columns of light that moved around the house, picking whatever room suited their fancy.”

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Cover of Biopolis Tales of Urban Biology Biopolis: Tales of Urban Biology Edited by Larissa Pschetz, Jane McKie, and Elise Cachat.

Biopolis: Tales of Urban Biology

Edited by Larissa Pschetz, Jane McKie, and Elise Cachat,
Illustrated by Pilar Garcia de Leaniz.

Cutting-edge life science meets speculative fiction. Stories from:

Viccy Adams, Jane Alexander, Clare Duffy, Pippa Goldschmidt, Gavin Inglis, Vicki Jarrett, Alice Tarbuck, Neil Williamson, Andrew J. Wilson, Kirsti Wishart


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News and Updates

Shoreline of Infinity is Evolving…

Introducing the monthly Shoreline of Infinity Science Fiction Magazine.

From March 2021 we’ll be publishing a digital edition of Shoreline of Infinity every month, and in June and December we’ll be publishing a printed edition.

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Event Horizon - it's science fiction and it's alive!

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Shoreline of Infinity’s Event Horizon – Launching Nineteen

Music: Texture Poetry: F.J. Bergmann Prose: Chris Beckett, Tony Ballantyne Art: Jackie Duckworth and Mark Toner Flash Fiction Awards – winning story read by Danielle…
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Book Launch: Umbrellas of Edinburgh

Thursday 19th November 2020 Join editors Claire Askew and Russell Jones at the launch of a new edition of Umbrellas of Edinburgh, where…
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Book Launch: Uncanny Bodies

Thursday 12th November 2020 Launch of ‘Uncanny Bodies’ anthology – readings of stories, poems and essays celebrating the uncanny. Published by Luna Press…

Previous issues

Shoreline of Infinity 19

New stories from: Tony Ballantyne and Chris Beckett, Anya Ow, Davide Mana, Gregory A. Austin, Hûw Steer, Mariah Montoya, Sherry...

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Shoreline of Infinity 18

Spotlight on BAME science fiction New stories from: Feng Gooi, Tobi Ogundiran, Prashanth Srivatsa, K.M. McKenzie, Asith Pallemulla, D.A. Xiaolin Spires, Zen Cho SF poetry from: Jeda...

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Shoreline of Infinity 17

New stories from: Bo Balder, S.A.M. Rundell, Brian M. Milton, dave ring, Jeremy Nelson, Peyman Saremian, Raymond W Gallacher Winners...

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Books and Publications

Umbrellas of Edinburgh

Edited by Russell Jones & Claire Askew.  This landmark anthology showcases Edinburgh in the modern day, with poems and short stories inspired by its renowned and lesser-known locations. It contains...

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A Practical Guide to the Resurrected

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,...

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Scotland in Space

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,...

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Latest Reviews

It’s the End of the World: But What Are We Really Afraid Of? by Adam Roberts

It’s the End of the World: But What Are We Really Afraid Of? Adam Roberts 288 pages Elliott & Thompson Review by Ken MacLeod No one would have believed in...

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To Sleep in a Sea of Stars, by Christopher Paolini

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars Christopher Paolini 878 pages Tor Review by Andrew Chidwick Ever since the days of Tolkien, maps have been a beloved staple of the...

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One Love Chigusa by Soji Shimada

One Love ChigusaSoji Shimada (Author), David Warren (Translator)Red Circle, 115 pagesReview by Noel Chidwick You’ve had a major motorbike accident, and your body is ripped to pieces. You’re salvaged, and most of your body...

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