Live science fiction events, online and in real-life.
Pippa Goldschmidt, Joyce Chng and Brian M Milton. Contrasts today as we meet the first woman in space visiting Edinburgh, tentacles on a football pitch in Glasgow and a space opera from Singapore.
Tendai is reading from his short story Corialis, we have archive footage of Atz improvising on the cello,and Neil reads ‘Rare as a Harpy’s Tear.’
Performing at Shoreline of Infinity’s Event Horizon on 12th March 2020 at an event celebrating International Women’s Day.
Hosted by Laura Lam
Stories – Cat Hellisen
Poetry – Jeda Pearl Lewis
Music – Aurora Engine
Drama – Witches’ Gets with Alex Delaney, written by Noëlle Harrison
Stories – Pim Wangtechawat & Sienna Vance
Test your knowledge – it’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Quiz Night! Hosted by Cymera Quiz GuruJames AndersonplusPoetry from Aileen Ballantyne Danielle Farrow reads the winning
Shoreline of Infinity’s Expedition to Mars Launching the Scotland in Space anthology Orbiting the R** planet with: Mars fiction – Pippa Goldschmidt Space fact
Shoreline of Infinity Event Horizon – The Return Festival Science Fiction & Fantasy special featuring: Ada Palmer Jane Yolen Jo Walton Rachel Plummer MC
A night of Fantasy in association with Aethor & Ichor
Simon K Brown
Special guest host – Eris Young
Shoreline of Infinity’s Event Horizon 11th April 2019
can it guide us to a glorious future
– or will it lead us to disaster and dystopia?
With Ken MacLeod, Rachel Armstrong and more
Shoreline of Infinity’s Event Horizon 14th March 2019
Celebrating International Women’s Day with science fiction
Event Horizon 39 – 27th February 2019
Event Horizon 38 – 14th February 2019
Launching Multiverse international anthology ofscience fiction poetry Edited by Rachel Plummer and Russell Jones Poetry readings: Finola Scott Hamish Whyte Rachel Rankin Gray Crosbie Sarah
Shoreline of Infinity Event Horizon – Thursday 8th November 2018 – come join the celebrations with Cops and Monsters, Markee de Saw and Bert Finkle, Andrew J Wilson, Aileen Ballentyne and the Award Winners!
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:
Lady Red Ego
Marjorie Lotfi Gill
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
8pm Wednesday 4th November 2020
New visions of city living through the laser-sharp lenses of biological research.
Readings and chat from
Andrew J. Wilson
Editors: Larissa Pschetz, Jane McKie, Elise Cachat
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
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 they chat about what is required to illustrate a science fiction story.
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
“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.
Join Shoreline of Infinity for our annual reunion of SF writers Jane Yolen, Jo Walton, Rachel Plummer and Ada Palmer – readings and chat, with a live audience Q&A.
Monday 10th August 2020