BFS News



The Executive Committee have decided that it is necessary to call an Extraordinary General Meeting in order to update members on matters that affect the society and to put [...]

My Memories of the BFS by Teika Bellamy


My first experience of the BFS was in Peterborough, where Fantasycon 2017 was being held. I set out early Saturday morning by car, the backseat piled high with boxes of books [...]

Final Readings Announced


As if we didn’t already have an amazing line-up, we have the final three readers to announce. Reading at 1:30pm, we have Joe Haward. Rev Joe Haward is an author, poet, [...]

Readers announced!


We are delighted to be bringing you readings from an exciting group of writers as part of our Golden Jubilee Event on Saturday. There are six slots in total – three [...]

Subverting Tropes in Horror Panel


It’s time to announce the final panel for our upcoming Golden jubilee event on 26th February 2022, and what a line-up we have for you! The final panel of the day will [...]

Working with a Small Press Panel


People who are attending our Golden Jubilee Celebration on 26th February are in for a treat. We have a panel on Working with a Small Press featuring THREE British Fantasy [...]

BFS Horizons Open for Submissions


BFS Horizons is once more open for submissions. Notice: “Submissions for Issues 15 and 16 will open on the 1st January 2022. If your new year resolution is to submit more [...]

The Death of Anne Rice


We have been saddened to learn of the death of horror writer Anne Rice due to complications from a stroke. Her death was announced on the 12th of December by her son, [...]

BFS Short Story Competition 2021


Once again this year I have been delighted to act as Lead Judge for the BFS Short Story Competition. We had sixty-eight entries; many of them of a high standard. The judging [...]
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