February 8, 2018February 8, 2018
By Maureen Kincaid Speller I find it difficult to talk about how I write critically because it is a...
January 23, 2018January 23, 2018
By Maureen Kincaid Speller Last year, when the first Shadow Clarke jury convened, its jurors had no idea how...
July 13, 2017July 13, 2017
By Maureen Kincaid Speller Infinite Ground — Martin MacInnes (Atlantic Books) Of all the novels on my personal Shadow Clarke shortlist,...
June 5, 2017June 5, 2017
By Maureen Kincaid Speller The Many Selves of Katherine North — Emma Geen (Bloomsbury) Of the six novels on my personal...
May 16, 2017May 16, 2017
By Maureen Kincaid Speller Azanian Bridges — Nick Wood (NewCon Press) Other commentators have already discussed the alternate history setting of...
April 13, 2017April 13, 2017
By Maureen Kincaid Speller A Field Guide to Reality — Joanna Kavenna (riverrun) Back at the beginning of this project, when...
March 30, 2017March 30, 2017
By Maureen Kincaid Speller The Trees — Ali Shaw (Bloomsbury) I put this novel on my shadow shortlist after reading the...
March 13, 2017March 13, 2017
By Maureen Kincaid Speller Central Station — Lavie Tidhar (PS Publishing) The shelves inside were arranged by genre Life wasn’t...
February 27, 2017February 27, 2017
By Maureen Kincaid Speller I’ve thought a lot about the different ways I might approach this shortlist. Mostly, I...
February 16, 2017February 16, 2017
By Maureen Kincaid Speller One of the things that is either special or problematic about the Clarke Award, depending...
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"We came out here to
“We came out here to begin again. We came out here for the clear air and a fresh start. No one said to us: beware of fresh starts. No one said to us: god knows what will begin.”
Timely and suspenseful, Sealed by Naomi Booth is a gripping modern fable on motherhood. Join us for a discussion of this novella published by Dead Ink Press. Copies of the book are best purchased from the publisher directly or via Amazon at https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sealed-Naomi-Booth/dp/1911585134
Wednesday 21 March: 6:00pm -
Wednesday 21 March: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, CB1 1PT
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!
Hosted by the Anglia Ruskin Centre for Science Fiction and Fantasy.
(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anglia Ruskin University
(Saturday) 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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