Colleen Anderson, who is coming to FantasyCon all the way'from Canada, is looking for someone to share a room with at the hotel, if at all possible. If you can help, please submit enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
'Oscar-winning director James Marsh (Man on Wire, Red Riding) has been attached to direct the British Fantasy Award and World Fantasy Award shortlisted novel by Graham Joyce, The Silent Land, by Focus Features in Hollywood. Focus Features' credits include Brokeback Mountain and Lost in Translation.
Graham Joyce's forthcoming novel Some Kind Of FairyTale (Gollancz UK, Doubleday US) has been bought by Hollywood producer Paul Lister (The Men Who Stare At Goats, Temple Grandin).'[...]
It Knows Where You Live is 'a new collection of 15 stories (14 original to this collection) by Gary McMahon; signed, jacketed hardcover, limited to 100 copies worldwide; each copy includes a unique message handwritten by the author, making all copies distinct.
The modern world is a place ripe with fears. The city, the suburbs, and even the fringes of the countryside; all present opportunities for unease. The way people act when they are together, or when they are alone; the beats, the pauses, and the words we use to communicate reveal a primal darkness at the heart of the modern human experience.
And whatever this darkness is, it knows where you live ...'
Plus all purchasers of this book from Gray Friar Press will be included in a prize draw. Full details and purchase price on the website.
Manchester's leading film festival, Grimm Up North 3, returns from 6th - 9th October. Film screenings include: The Dead Zone, Stalker, Some Guy Who Kills People, The Woman and The Wicker Tree. Full details of all films being screened are on the festival website. Passes are now on sale. [...]
In association with the BFS, Ramsey Campbell, Mark Morris and Peter Crowther will take part in a reading, panel discussion and book signing as part of the Ilkley Literature Festival. The event takes place on Wednesday 12th October from 7.30 - 9.00 pm at lkley Playhouse, Weston Road, Ilkley, West Yorkshire. Tickets cost '6 ('4 concessions) and can be bought via the festival website[...]