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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

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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 Pearl, Mandisi Nkomo, Robert René Galván

Guest Editors:

Tendai Huchu and Raman Mundair

The History of Japanese Science Fiction: from the 1930s to 2010s

The Dangers of Expectation in African Speculative Fiction

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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 of the 2019 Flash Fiction Competition: Simon Fung, Emma Levin, Anna Ziegelhof

Poetry: Frederick Pollack, Laura Watts, Emma Levin

Ruth EJ Booth – award winning column Noise and Sparks

Chris Beckett – interview and a wee extract from Beneath the World, a Sea

SF Caledonia: J.T. McIntosh

Mark Toner – Tales of the Beachcomber

Special Treat: Russell Jones’ Prime Jokes

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Other Publications

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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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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Watch The Signs! Watch The Signs!

Dragons, rockets, Vulcans, witches, scientists, authors and the Apocalypse – this book has it all. A handy reference of genuine British pub signs relating to science fiction, fantasy and horror,...

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The Chosen from the First Age

A taste of Shoreline of Infinity. Stories selected from the first 11 issues of the British Fantasy Society award winning magazine. Bo Balder – Shaker Look Gregg Chamberlain– APOCALYPSE BETA TEST...

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Tales of the Beachcomber Volume 1

Tales of the Beachcomber Volume 1

The Beachcomber's own comic, volume 1 features Gail Scott's first adventure "Who Is Mentor?" along with "Mutable Martians," "Where Have All The Time Machines Gone?" and "The Centenary Of Arthur...

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Starfield – science fiction by Scottish writers

Stories and poems by: Angus MacVicar, Chris Boyce, David John Lee, Naomi Mitchison, Janice Galloway, Louise Turner, Angus McAllister, Edwin Morgan, Elsie Donald, William King, David Crooks, alburt plethora, Richard Hammersley,...

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Books and Publications

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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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...

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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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Shoreline news and updates

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Tobi Ogundiran on the BSFA Awards Shortlist

18 Feb 2021

We're very pleased to announce that Tobi Ogundiran was voted onto the BSFA (British Science Fiction Association) shortlist for his...

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Shoreliners on the BSFA Awards Longlists

18 Jan 2021

We're very pleased to announce that seven Shoreline of Infinity contributors have made it to the BSFA (British Science Fiction...

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After the Plague – Short Story Competition for Scottish Writers

17 Jan 2021

Cymera, Scotland’s Festival of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writing and Shoreline of Infinity, Scotland’s award-winning science fiction magazine are...

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

02 Dec 2020

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

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Just One Day To Publish MILK

02 Dec 2020

At 10pm GMT tomorrow night our campaign comes to an end and we’ll know whether MILK will see the light...

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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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