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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...

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Biopolis Tales of Urban Biology

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…

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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...

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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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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 Pearl, Mandisi Nkomo, Robert René Galván

Guest Editors:

Tendai Huchu and Raman Mundair

The History of Japanese Science Fiction: from the 1930s to 2010s

The Dangers of Expectation in African Speculative Fiction

Book Reviews

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Music: Theremin Hero  Poetry: Stephen Sexton  Prose: Corey Brotherson  Academic chat: Gabriel Elvery (University of Glasgow) and Charly Harbord (Abertay University) Games design talk: Graeme McKellan, No Code (Observation, Stories Untold) Hosted by Ruth EJ Booth and Russell Jones  
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Shoreline of Infinity shortlisted for British Fantasy Awards 2020

Shoreline of Infinity has again been shortlisted for Best Magazine / Periodical in the British Fantasy Awards 2020. This is...

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Kickstarting MILK, by comic artist Stref

We are Kickstarting a graphic novel by comic artist Stref, also known as Peter Pan artist Stephen White. Stevie has...

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

In conversation: Nailah King and Chimedum Ohaegbu

In conversation: Nailah King and Chimedum Ohaegbu

Surveillancing the Future A chat about sci-fi technologies, surveillance, the bias and discrimination of technologies with Nailah King and Chimedum Ohaegbu 8pm, Thursday 27th August…
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Artists In conversation: Mark Toner and Stephen Pickering

Encounter on Naar 6 Shoreline of Infinity artist Steve Pickering talks to art director Mark Toner on Steve’s home planet Naar 6. In their discussion…
Event Horizon OL 56 LitRPG Showcase

LitRPG Showcase

Explore the newly-exploding genre of Literary RPGs Find out about LitRPGs, a newly-exploding genre of fiction set in video-gaming worlds. Publisher (Portal Books) Taran Matharu talks…

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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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Shoreline of Infinity 16

Nominated again (after winning last year!) for the British Fantasy Society Best Magazine/Journal of the year New Science fiction stories...

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Shoreline of Infinity 15

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...

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Books and Publications

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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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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Watch The Signs! Watch The Signs!

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,...

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Latest Reviews

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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The Plague Stones by James Brogden

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...

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