EDGE-Lit Day Ticket
Saturday 14 July 2012
| Price range:
£20.00 to £25.00
This July QUAD brings together a host of leading science-fiction, fantasy and horror writing for Edge-Lit, an exciting new day event for one of the city's leading venues. The ideal day out for fans, readers and aspiring writers of genre fiction, Edge-Lit gathers together over thirty authors, agents and speakers for a wide range of workshops, panels, readings and much more.
There are many more leading names to be confirmed for the event, with the first two Guests of Honour for the 2012 event confirmed as Christopher Fowler and Geoff Ryman.
Christopher Fowler is a multiple award-winning author with thirty novels and twelve short story collections to his name. He is best-known for his Bryant and May mystery novels, with his most recent title in the series being Bryant and May and the Memory of Blood. Christopher has also written a number of successful thriller, as well as the highly succesful graphic novel Menz Insana. His other credits include creating the War of the Worlds video game for Paramount, as well as running a successful film marketing company and writing for TV and film stars such as Kenneth Williams, Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Leslie Neilsen and the stars of Monty Python.
Geoff Ryman is an acclaimed author of science-fiction and fantasy, with his most recent title, The King's Last Song, drawing stellar reviews. Other leading titles include Was..., Lust and Air, with his novels having claimed a host of awards including the British Science Fiction Award, World Fantasy Award, Arthur C. Clarke Award, The Philip K. Dick Award and many more. He is also a lecturer in Creative Writing at Manchester University.
Confirmed authors appearing at Edge-Lit:
GUEST OF HONOUR Christopher Fowler http://www.christopherfowler.co.uk/blog/
GUEST OF HONOUR Geoff Ryman http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoff_Ryman
Simon Bestwick http://simon-bestwick.blogspot.co.uk/
Ian Culbard http://strangeplanetstories.blogspot.co.uk/
Christian Dunn http://www.blacklibrary.com/Authors/Christian-Dunn.html
Jaine Fenn http://www.jainefenn.com/
Lee Harris http://angryrobotbooks.com/about-us/people/
Andrew Hook http://www.andrew-hook.com/
John Jarrold http://www.johnjarrold.co.uk/
Graham Joyce http://www.grahamjoyce.co.uk/
Paul Kane http://www.shadow-writer.co.uk/
MD Lachlan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MD_Lachlan
Anne Lyle http://www.annelyle.com/
Emma Newman http://www.enewman.co.uk/
Marie O'Regan http://www.marieoregan.net/index.htm
Sarah Pinborough http://sarahpinborough.com/
Rod Rees http://www.thedemi-monde.com/
Justina Robson http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justina_Robson
Gaie Sebold http://gaiesebold.com/
Mike Shevdon http://shevdon.com/
Adrian Tchaikovsky http://shadowsoftheapt.com/
Niki Valentine http://nikivalentine.webeden.co.uk/
Mark Yon http://www.sffworld.com/
Edge-Lit runs from 10:00am to midnight on Saturday 14th July, with tickets priced at £25 including access to all activities on the day.