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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 3 – Ken MacLeod

Cyber-squatters of 2021: A Thrilling Vision of the 21st Century! Story on a mug. Enjoy a complete short story on a mug. Written by Science…
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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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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

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

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Shoreline of Infinity’s Event Horizon – Cymera 2021

On catch-up. Fill your screen, turn up the volume and sit back. Enjoy the show!
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Alba ad Astra – Book launch at Cymera Festival

Did Scotland ever have its own top-secret space programme? Did the project succeed in sending a man into space, even if it couldn’t bring him…
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Shoreline of Infinity’s Event Horizon – Jane Yolen’s Last Robot

Join Jane Yolen and the Shoreline team as we proudly publish and launch her short collection, The Last Robot. Poems, will be read, chat will…

Previous issues

Shoreline of Infinity 28

Disabled and neurodivergent people’s issue New stories from Callum Dougan, Ely Percy, M. Shaw, Scott Talbot Evans, Louise Hughes, This...

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Shoreline of Infinity 27

New stories from Callum McSorley, Jo Ross-Barrett, Jack Schouten, R V Neville Poetry from Christopher Collingwood Alex Storer visits The...

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Shoreline of Infinity 26

Spotlight on science fiction by trans, nonbinary and gender-nonconforming writers Stories and poems from: B.G. Alder, Beth Martyn, Danielle Froom, Freiya Benson, Harry Josephine...

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Books and Publications

Ace Doubles by Eric Brown

Ed Bentley’s wife has left him and he's been dropped by his publisher. Still, it’s not the end of the world. All he has to do is ghost-write a science-fiction...

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MILK by Stref

"So what is MILK? It's not really a graphic novel, as it is comprised of a collection of short stories but it's not really an anthology either. I see it...

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The Last Robot, and Other Science Fiction Poems

Birthed in the body shop, polished by the nurse, it rests in your arm without movement or thought, until you speak. — from ‘Robot Baby' Jane Yolen has won the...

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Latest Reviews

Shoreline Favourites of 2021

We asked our reviewers to share some of their 2021 favourites. Yes, it’s not easy working for Shoreline of Infinity … Ann Landmann, Reviews Editor Callum McSorley Favourite book: At...

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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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