BFS Open Night: Friday 6th June

BFS Open Night: Friday 6th June – 7pm to 11pm

The Phoenix Artist Club, 1 Phoenix Street, London, WC2H 8BU (just off Charing Cross Road).

Nearest tubes: Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly Line) or Tottenham Court Road (Northern and Central Line).

Guest Author:
ADAM CHRISTOPHER interviewed by Gollancz Deputy Publishing Director, Gillian Redfearn

Adam Christopher is a novelist and comic writer. In 2010, as an editor, Christopher won a Sir Julius Vogel award, New Zealand’s highest science fiction honour. His debut novel, Empire State, was SciFiNow’s Book of the Year and a Financial Times Book of the Year for 2012. In 2013, he was nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel award for Best New Talent, with Empire State shortlisted for Best Novel. Born in New Zealand, he has lived in Great Britain since 2006.

Adam’s other novels include Seven Wonders, Hang Wire (both 2012), The Age Atomic (2013) and The Burning Dark (March, 2014).

Please come along, hear Adam Christopher talk about his writing career and take the chance to ask him about his experiences as a writer. You can even ask him to sign a copy of one of his books! Interview starts around 8pm.

Also featured:
DieGo Comics Publishing introduces Italy’s treasure chest of fantasy, science-fiction and steampunk graphic novels and literature to an international audience, translating and adapting new and existing Italian stories into English for the first time. DieGo was founded by Giuseppe and Marcella Pennestri.

Plus, the launch of the first Midnight Street anthology, Journeys Into Darkness, dedicated to the late Joel Lane. Contributors include Ramsey Campbell, Peter Straub, Stephen Gallagher, Rosanne Rabinowitz, Gary Couzens, Simon Clark plus other excellent writers.

BFS Open Nights are informal social evenings with a literary element, open to all, including non-members and anyone with an interest in genre fiction. As well as our guest author interview there will be a prize draw and a stock clearance sale by Gollancz – great SF/F books going cheap, so bring cash and a strong carry-bag!

Please spread the word! Hope to see you there.