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Shoreline of Infinity 15

Stories: DA D’Amico, EM Faulds, Tim Major, Callum McSorley, Tiffany Meuret, JG Sarmiento, Teika Marija Smits, Lidia Molina Whyte

Cymera Festival/Shoreline of Infinity Short fiction winners: Cleo Luna, Beth Nuttall

Gareth L Powell on Writing
Louise Welsh interview
Ruth EJ Booth: Noise and Sparks

SF Poetry: Angela Cleland, Peter King, Rachel Sambrooks

Plus Mark Toner’s Tales of the Beachcomber
Book Reviews

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Shoreline of Infinity 14

Stories: Thomas Broderick, Rhiannon Grist, Cat Hellisen, Ken MacLeod, Andrew Reichard, Neil Williamson, Vicki Jarrett, Emma Levin, Alyssa Eckles, Eris Young

Poetry: FJ Bergmann, Harry Josephine Giles, Richard Stevenson

Ruth EJ Booth’s BSFA award shortlisted column “Noise and Sparks”
Pippa Goldschmidt on “The Future is already here”

Mark Toner’s Tales of the Beachcomber
SF Caledonia: Chris Kelso on Neil Williamson
Plus reviews

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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 SURVEY
Thomas Clark– Incoming
Ephiny Gale– Little Freedoms
Caroline Grebbell – Model Organisms
Ken MacLeod – The Last Word
Tim Major – The Walls of Tithonium Chasma
M Luke McDonell – See You Later
Jeannette Ng – Goddess With A Human Heart
David Perlmutter – The Brat and the Burly Qs
Nathan Susnik – The Pink Life (La Vie En Rose)
Andrew J Wilson – The Stilt-Men of the Lunar Swamps

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Other Publications

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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The Folger Variation and Other Lies

The Folger Variation follows three interconnected lives throughout different strands of time. Pancake: Pancake Patterson is a former jazz musician who spends all his time roaming the seedy underbelly of Los …

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The Galactic Festival

How do Gravity Trains work? Who can deduce the colour of the label stuck to their forehead? Is it possible to cross all the bridges just once? Can an …

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Books and Publications

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, …

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, including …

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 SURVEY Thomas Clark– …

Shoreline news and updates

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Cymera Prize for Speculative Short Fiction – The Shortlist

20th May 2019

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the inaugural Cymera Prize for Speculative Short Fiction, in partnership with Shoreline …

Moon – 2018 Flash Fiction Competition – The Fab Four

25th January 2019

For a' that and a' thatThe Moon's a moon for a' that—Badly misquoted Robert BurnsRobert Burns was possibly a prolific …

What a year.

13th January 2019

We're having one heck of a ride here at the Shoreline of Infinity. In 2018 we: published four issues of Shoreline of …

Moon – 2018 Flash Fiction Competition – The Final Fourteen

31st December 2018

That was some job! We've had to say goodbye to some excellent stories; if you didn't make the cut, thank you for …

Latest Reviews

Body in the Woods Sarah Lotz

Body in the Woods Sarah Lotz NewCon Press, 116 pages. Review by Ian Hunter   A couple of years ago I was a juror on the panel that chose the British Fantasy Award for Best …

Binary System Eric Brown

Binary System Eric Brown Solaris, 400 pages Review by Lucy Powell   An amalgamation of two short novellas, Binary and System, Eric Brown’s Binary System is a novel that quite literally starts with a bang. …

Null States Malka Older

Null States Malka Older Tor, 432 pages Review by Callum McSorley   Malka Older returns to the world of The Centenal Cycle with her second book in the series, Null States. In her debut, Infomocracy, …