March BSFA London Meeting: The BSFA Awards – A Panel Discussion

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    Tony Keen
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    Location: The Cellar Bar, The Argyle Public House, 1 Greville Street (off Leather Lane), London EC1N 8PQ

    On Wednesday 20th March 2013,* join Donna Scott, BSFA Awards Administrator, for a lively chat all about this year’s BSFA Awards Shortlist. Joining Donna will be:

    Duncan Lawie –  an SF critic and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He will also be a BSFA representative on the Arthur C Clarke Award judging panel for 2013. Speaking of the event, Duncan says, “I think there are two obvious picks for this year’s BSFA award novel – but I wonder if anyone else will agree which two.”

    Anne C. Perry – Assistant Editor at Hodder & Stoughton, commissioning genre titles, co-editor of Pornokitsch and co-founder of The Kitschies Awards.

    Jared Shurin, also co-editor of Pornokitsch and co-founder of The Kitschies Awards.

    …and Kim Curran – author of thrilling new YA adventure Shift (Strange Chemistry).

    ALL WELCOME – FREE ENTRY (Non-members welcome)

    The interview will start at 7 pm. We have the room from 6 pm (and if early, fans are in the ground floor bar from 5ish).

    There will be a raffle (£1 for five tickets), with a selection of sf novels as prizes.

    Map is here. Nearest Tube: Chancery Lane (Central Line).

    FUTURE EVENTS:
    24th April 2013 – Lavie Tidhar; interviewer TBC

    22nd May 2013** – Aliette de Bodard; interviewed by Duncan Lawie

    27th June 2013 – Catherynne M. Valente; interviewer TBC 

    * Note that due to the proximity of Easter to the fourth Wednesday of the month, this meeting will be held on the third Wednesday.

    ** Note that this is a month with five Wednesdays. The meeting will be on the fourth, not the last, Wednesday of the month.

    (Pictures c/o, SFX, Duncan Lawie (Scott Polar Research Institute), Pornokitsch, Kim Curran)

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