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Edge-Lit 6

July 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

£30

One of the UK’s favourite science-fiction, fantasy and horror writing events returns for its latest installment, bringing together some of the UK’s leading authors for a packed day of workshops, panels, readings, book launches, and much more besides! With a friendly atmosphere, a fantastic modern venue, an incredible array of booksellers and a huge amount of activity on the day, Edge-Lit is a great value day out and a must-attend for writers, readers or fans of genre fiction. And that’s without even mentioning the now-legendary Edge-Lit raffle…

Plus this year Edge-Lit will be hosting one of the UK’s most prestigious awards for fantasy fiction, the David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy! With a roll of honour taking in authors such as Brandon Sanderson, Brent Weeks, Mark Lawrence, Patrick Rothfuss and many more besides, be sure not to miss out on this wonderful prizegiving ceremony!

Please note the workshop spaces must be booked on the day and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

GUESTS OF HONOUR:

Acclaimed fantasy and literary author JOANNE HARRIS
ANDREW MICHAEL HURLEY, Costa Book Award winning author of The Loney
Multi-award winning science-fiction author STEPHEN BAXTER
KEN MACLEOD, leading SF author of The Corporation Wars
PETER NEWMAN, author of The Malice and The Vagrant
JEFF NOON, science-fiction author of the Vurt series

SPECIAL GUEST:
SAMANTHA SHANNON, bestselling author of The Bone Season


SPEAKERS AND PANELLISTS:

Zen Cho
Charlie Fletcher
Heide Goody
Iain Grant
Ash Hartwell
Andrew Hook
Lucy Hounsom
Paul Kane
Alison Moore
Emma Newman
Stan Nicholls
Marie O’Regan
Natasha Pulley
Anna Stephens
Adrian Tchaikovsky
Gav Thorpe
Catriona Ward
Adele Wearing

Details

Date:
July 15, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cost:
£30
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
http://www.derbyquad.co.uk/film/edge-lit-6.aspx

Venue

Derby Quad
Market Place, Cathedral Quarter
Derby, DE1 3AS United Kingdom
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Phone:
01332 290 606
Website:
http://www.derbyquad.co.uk/special-event/edge-lit-4

Organizer

Alex Davis
Email:
bfsalex@hotmail.co.uk