…and not just because of the similarity with the title of my novel-in-progress, alt.human.
I’ll be on various panels, talking about the writing life, teen fiction and giving a reading (title to be confirmed) with the wonderful Al Reynolds. Here are the details of the event:
25th-26th June, at QUAD, Derby
Saturday 25th June 10.00am – Midnight
Sunday 26th June 10.00am – 5.00pm
Alt.Fiction marks its fifth year with a fantastic weekend for readers and writers of science fiction, fantasy and horror. Bringing together some of the UK’s leading talent in the genre, Alt.Fiction presents a full programme of readings, panels, workshops, podcasts and much more over two days, giving you the chance to hear from your favourite authors, find out more about the world of publishing and learn more about the writing process.
Alt.Fiction is a weekend not to be missed for book lovers and budding writers.
This year’s Guests of Honour are bestselling science fiction author Alastair Reynolds and acclaimed comic book writer and novelist Dan Abnett. They will joined by speakers Tony Ballantyne, Cathy Brett, Keith Brooke, Mark Chadbourn, Stephen Deas, Paul Finch, John Jarrold, Juliet McKenna, Mark Morris, Adam Nevill, Mark Charan Newton, Sarah Pinborough, Robert Shearman, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Conrad Williams, Chris Wooding and many more.
Alt Fiction has joined forces with QUAD’s regular Fright Club horror programme and the Mayhem Horror Film Festival to present a specially curated film programme on Saturday 25th June.
Firstly a cult classic double bill of furry, feline fear with a Cat People Double Bill at 8.00pm, followed by a special bonus preview of Hobo With A Shotgun at midnight.
Alt Fiction pass holders gain free entry to these screenings.
Click here for the full Alt Fiction schedule.