Event Horizon

Live science fiction events, online and in real-life.

Jackie Duckworth Art

The Art Of Shoreline Artist Jackie Duckworth Jackie’s art can be found on her website: jackieduckworthart.co.uk Jackie’s Current Projects A Selection of Jackie’s Shoreline Art

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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 they explore Scotland’s capital city through contemporary poetry and prose.

Live readings by:

Alice Tarbuck

Finola Scott

Ricky Brown

Lady Red Ego

Marjorie Lotfi Gill

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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

Featuring readings of stories and poems from contributors

Pippa Goldschmidt (MC)
Christine De Luca
Neil Williamson
Alice Tarbuck
Sara Wasson
Eris Young
Naomi Salman
nicky melville

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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
Gavin Inglis
Neil Williamson
Andrew J. Wilson
Kirsti Wishart
Vivek Senthivel

Editors: Larissa Pschetz, Jane McKie, Elise Cachat

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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  

Event Horizon – Digital Wor(l)ds – Video Gaming and SFF

8pm, Thursday 22nd October 2020

Join Ruth EJ Booth and Russell Jones as they explore sci-fi in video gaming, with live videogame-inspired poetry, prose, music and talks from videogames researchers and industry professionals.

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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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 about the genre, with readings from Russell Jones, Jonathan Smidt and Jay Boyce.

8pm, Thursday 20th August 2020

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Ask the Author – Cat Hellisen

“Destroying the lie of Plotter vs Pantser, and other unhelpful writing rules”

Do you plan your story to the tiniest detail, or do you make it up as you go along?
Are you looking for advice for your next writing project, and are bewildered about all the writing ‘rules’ out there? Cat Hellisen answers your writing questions.

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Event Horizon Online Live! 8pm 6th June 2020

Launching Shoreline of Infinity 18: Spotlight on BAME SF writers

Live performances from…

Music: Fadzai Mandaza
Prose: Zen Cho, Asith Pallemulla, Tobi Ogundiran
Poetry: Robert René Galván
Drama: Debbie Cannon, Jonathan Whiteside, Ben Blow
with Tendai Huchu
and your host: Russell Jones

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Ru Pringle reads from “October Song”

Ru Pringle joins us at Event Horizon Online from his Lockdown Location in Dunoon in Scotland.
He is reading an extract from his latest novel, October Song, set in the near future and takes us on a nail-biting chase around the Highlands.

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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 they explore Scotland’s capital city through contemporary poetry and prose.

Live readings by:

Alice Tarbuck

Finola Scott

Ricky Brown

Lady Red Ego

Marjorie Lotfi Gill

Read More »

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

Featuring readings of stories and poems from contributors

Pippa Goldschmidt (MC)
Christine De Luca
Neil Williamson
Alice Tarbuck
Sara Wasson
Eris Young
Naomi Salman
nicky melville

Read More »

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
Gavin Inglis
Neil Williamson
Andrew J. Wilson
Kirsti Wishart
Vivek Senthivel

Editors: Larissa Pschetz, Jane McKie, Elise Cachat

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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  

Event Horizon – Digital Wor(l)ds – Video Gaming and SFF

8pm, Thursday 22nd October 2020

Join Ruth EJ Booth and Russell Jones as they explore sci-fi in video gaming, with live videogame-inspired poetry, prose, music and talks from videogames researchers and industry professionals.

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

Read More »

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 about the genre, with readings from Russell Jones, Jonathan Smidt and Jay Boyce.

8pm, Thursday 20th August 2020

Read More »

Ask the Author – Cat Hellisen

“Destroying the lie of Plotter vs Pantser, and other unhelpful writing rules”

Do you plan your story to the tiniest detail, or do you make it up as you go along?
Are you looking for advice for your next writing project, and are bewildered about all the writing ‘rules’ out there? Cat Hellisen answers your writing questions.

Read More »