June 1, 2017June 1, 2017
By Nina Allan The Underground Railroad — Colson Whitehead (Fleet) I could tell by the way they pulled her arms into...
May 24, 2017May 24, 2017
By Megan AM The Underground Railroad — Colson Whitehead (Fleet) The most famous, most advertised of the six novels on the...
May 3, 2017May 3, 2017
The Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction literature has announced its 31st annual shortlist. A Closed and Common Orbit, Becky...
April 26, 2017April 26, 2017
By Victoria Hoyle The Underground Railroad — Colson Whitehead (Fleet) All historical fiction is alternate historical fiction, to a greater or...
April 24, 2017April 24, 2017
By Jonathan McCalmont The Underground Railroad — Colson Whitehead (Fleet) The Underground Railroad is about as significant a novel as American...
April 4, 2017April 4, 2017
By Nick Hubble The Underground Railroad — Colson Whitehead (Fleet) At the climax of Whitehead’s deservedly award-winning novel, the slave-catcher, Ridgeway,...
March 17, 2017March 17, 2017
By Paul Kincaid * Azanian Bridges — Nick Wood (NewCon Press) If science fiction doesn’t make us look differently at our...
March 15, 2017March 15, 2017
The Underground Railroad — Colson Whitehead (Fleet) The Underground Railroad is, perhaps, the best novel of 2016. I qualify that statement...
March 2, 2017March 2, 2017
By David Hebblethwaite Ever since the Clarke Award began publishing its list of submitted titles, it has been fun...
March 1, 2017March 1, 2017
By Jonathan McCalmont So, it turns out that the whole ‘coming up with an award shortlist’ thing is a...
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The links between science and science fiction have never been stronger. This writing workshop explores how scientific developments can prompt “what if” scenarios perfect for writers. Join authors Una McCormack and Helen Marshall, of Anglia Ruskin University, for writings exercises that’ll spark your imagination. New and experienced writers are welcome!
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