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Event Horizon - Myths and Legends

Shoreline of Infinity Event Horizon – Myths and Legends

8pm Thursday 13th May 2021 A cabaret of mythic proportions! This live event will feature myth and folklore influenced music, prose and poetry readings, plus a bonus extra-special inside look...

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Shoreline of Infinity Event Horizon – Ken MacLeod’s Road Trip

8pm Thursday 15th April 2021 Ken MacLeod's Road Trip takes us from Scotland through the north of England and London to the far side of the Earth. Three talkative passengers...

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Shoreline of Infinity 24

New stories, poetry and non-fiction from: Tim Major, Emma Levin, Deborah L. Davitt, Arthur Davis, Michael Ventura-Rogers and Iain Maloney.

The ghostly details of the annual Flash Fiction competition

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Alba ad Astra – Scotland’s forgotten history of space exploration

Edited by Madeleine Shepherd

Introductions by Ken MacLeod and Pippa Goldschmidt

The first human being in space was Russian. The first man on the Moon was American. However, the space race is a marathon, not a sprint. Startling evidence suggests that the longest rocket flight ever made was a classified Scottish project.

Alba ad Astra is a collaborative thought experiment celebrating Scotland’s industrial and technological heritage. Documents, photographs and testimonials have been collected by Madeleine Shepherd and contributors such as Andrew J. Wilson and Kirsti Wishart. These fragments reveal a secret part of Scotland’s history – or a new mythology.

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Shoreline of Infinity nominated for best magazine/periodical

We’re delighted to announce that Shoreline of Infinity has been nominated for best magazine/periodical by the British Fantasy Society.

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Tobi Ogundiran nominated for Shirley Jackson award for Shoreline of Infinity story

We’re absolutely thrilled to bits to announce that Tobi Ogindiran’s story Isn’t Your Daughter Such a Doll has been nominated for best short story for the The Shirley Jackson Awards. Tobi’s...

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Disabled and/or neurodivergent writers – send us your work!

We’re looking for short stories, poetry, non-fiction and reviews with a focus on sci-fi with a spotlight on disabled and/or neurodivergent writers.

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Flash Fiction Competition for Shoreline of Infinity Readers 2021

A Science Fiction Ghost Story At Christmas, everyone enjoys the thrill of a ghost story. This year, we want a science fictional ghostly tale to scare the bejeesus out of us....

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After the Plague – Short Story Competition for Scottish Writers – The Shortlist

It’s a long shortlist, but everyone here deserves a place! Here are the top 13 stories and writers: The Ardesh – Alex JovanovicBreathers – Ali MahdiThe Microwave Library – David...

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Praise for the Resurrected

It's always good to receive an email saying nice things about Shoreline, so when we received this review of A Practical Guide to the Resurrected, we were as pleased as...

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Previous issues

Shoreline of Infinity 23

Print and digital edition Stories from: Aliya Whiteley, D.A. Xiaolin Spires, David F. Schultz, Fiona Moore, Gary Gibson, Haruka Mugihara ,...

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Shoreline of Infinity 22

New stories from: Eric Brown, John J Kennedy, Haruka Mugihara, Marc A. Criley, Konstantina Scott-Barrett Braoudaki SF poetry from: Maija Haavisto Space...

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Shoreline of Infinity 21

New stories from: Aliya Whiteley, Robert Runté, Laura Duerr and featuring a Mug Story from Ken MacLeod SF poetry from: G....

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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

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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