BSFA London Meeting 24th February 2016: Gareth L. Powell interviewed by Peter F. Hamilton

Location: The Artillery Arms, 102 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8ND

Gareth L. Powell is the author of the novels Silversands, The Recollection, Ack-Ack Macaque (winner of 2013 BSFA Award for Best Novel), Hive Monkey and Macaque Attack.

 Peter F. Hamilton was born in Rutland in 1960 and he is the bestselling author of the Night’s Dawn Trilogy. He began writing in 1987, and sold his first short story to Fear magazine in 1988. He has also been published in Interzone and the In Dreams and New Worlds anthologies, and several small press publications. His first novel was Mindstar Rising, published in 1993, and he has been steadily productive since then. His story “The Suspect Genome” by Peter F. Hamilton (Interzone 156) won the BSFA Award for Best Short Fiction in 2000.


Start Time: 19:00, room open from 6pm, fans gathering in the bar downstairs from 5pm onwards.


ALL WELCOME – FREE ENTRY (Non-members welcome)

The interview will start at 7 pm.

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

For further information about the London meetings, contact Andrea Dietrich, London Meetings Organiser,
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2016-02-24


MCM Expo: London Comic Con

The London Excel centre is playing host to a weekend of genre related activities from comic writers and artists to a few impressive special guests from October 26th-28th.

On the opening day, the BBC guest panel will feature a discussion from Dr Who’s Executive Producer, Caroline Skinner with lead actor and the Time Lord himself, Matt Smith. As the eleventh incarnation of science fiction’s most famous Doctor and with a new series out on DVD, there is bound to be some interesting ideas flying about.

Continuing the big name theme, the event will also see Peter F. Hamilton make an appearance on Sunday.

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