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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

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

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

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

Latest Publications

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

SF poetry from: F. J. Bergmann, Karen Dennison, Finola Scott

The winning stories from our Flash Fiction Competition

SF Caledonia: Laura Lam

Ruth EJ Booth

Book Reviews

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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 inspired by its renowned and lesser-known locations.

It contains pieces from more than eighty contemporary writers, including Jane Yolen, Harry Josephine Giles, Marjorie Lotfi Gill, James Gao, Christine De Luca, Andy Jackson, Bashabi Fraser, Hamish Whyte, Janette Ayachi, Miriam Gamble, Ryan Van Winkle, Snigdha Koirala and Colin Will.

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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

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...

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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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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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After the Plague – Short Story Competition for Scottish Writers

Cymera, Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writing and Shoreline of Infinity, Scotland’s award-winning science fiction magazine are teaming up again to host our short story competition in...

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The Winners! Flash Fiction Competition for Shoreline of Infinity Readers 2020

Announcing the winners of the annual flash fiction competition for 2020!

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Just One Day To Publish MILK

At 10pm GMT tomorrow night our campaign comes to an end and we’ll know whether MILK will see the light of day. There are a few pledges still trickling in...

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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...

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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 really needs this. Help make...

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Only 9 Days To Save The World!

The world needs MILK, the awesome graphic compendium by leading comics creator Stref, but we only have half the necessary money pledged. So, here’s how you can save the world....

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