Shirley Jackson Award Nominees Announced

Shirley Jackson Awards

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by Pete Richmond

The Shirley Jackson Awards, to recognise outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic, have announced their nominees for the 2016 awards.

 

Founded in 2007, the awards are named in honour of Shirley Jackson, the author of numerous works such as The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Continue reading

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ARTEMIS – Andy Weir’s follow up to the Martian

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by Pete Richmond

The Martian by Andy Weir is one of the most well known works in Modern Science Fiction and Crown Publishing have just announced the release date for the sequel!

Met with near universal acclaim, The Martian won Weir the coveted John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer at the 2016 Hugo Awards and was picked up almost immediately after release by 20th Century Fox to be turned into a major film that combined the talents of Actor Matt Damon with legendary director Ridley Scott.

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SFW9 announces Kevin J Anderson

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by Pete Richmond

The annual Sci-Fi Weekender has begun drip-feeding their 2018 line-up into the web and we’re excited to announce that this includes legendary Sci-Fi author Kevin J Anderson.

As previous years, the weekend takes place in Pwllheli in Wales and next year will be on the weekend of 22nd-25th March. The event encapsulates all aspects of Science Fiction, with a heavy focus on TV, and past guests have included Brian Blessed and Chris Barrie.

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