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Shoreline of Infinity 19

New stories from: Tony Ballantyne and Chris Beckett, Anya Ow, Davide Mana, Gregory A. Austin, Hûw Steer, Mariah Montoya, Sherry Shahan, Teika Marija Smits, Raman Mundair, C.S. Simpson and Ian Watson...

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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...

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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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Story Time

The Carry Oot – Jeff Hunter

The doors to the maintenance bay inched open as Reid pelted down the corridor towards them. "No way I’m payin’ for that meal," he swore, as the sound of the rammy he’d started faded behind him.

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Introducing Editors’ Choice.

From January 2021 we’ll be publishing stories, poems and other pieces from past issues of Shoreline, on the web, for free.  

But before then, here’s the first three stories we’re publishing in December from our Flash-Fiction competition, joined now by Sighting by CS Simpson – a story we had to publish now.

Goodbye, 2020. Come along in 2021, we need to talk.

News and Updates

7 Days To Publish MILK

There are only seven days left for you to support the publication of our latest project, the graphic novel MILK by comkic artist Stref. We’ve added three more rewards for the lucky supporters of this fantastic book. If you pledge enough, you could be the proud owner of some of the original artwork that went into this amazing comic.

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MILK in 8 Days

In 8 days we will know whether MILK, the graphic anthology by Stephen White, will be released into the world and, goodness knows, the world

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

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Book Launch Umbrellas of Edinburgh

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…
Event Horizon Book Launch – Biopolis: Tales of Urban Biology

Book Launch – Biopolis: Tales of Urban Biology

8pm Wednesday 4th November 2020 New visions of city living through the laser-sharp lenses of biological research. Readings and chat from Clare Duffy Pippa Goldschmidt…

Previous issues

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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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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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

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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