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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
Discussing Parallel Universes and Parallel Lives.
8pm, Thursday 15th October 2020
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
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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