28/02/2011. Contributed by Jessica Martin
FantasyCon 2011's first Special Guest is author Brian Aldiss. Author of eighty novels, both mainstream and science fiction, including Frankenstein Unbound,The Helliconia Trilogy and Harm to name just a few; and various short stories, including 'Super-Toys Last All Summer Long,' which was filmed as A.I.
Brian will be attending on the Saturday and Sunday of the Convention ( 1st and 2nd October) and joins Guests of Honour John Ajvide Lindqvist and Gwyneth Jones, as well as M.C. Sarah Pinborough.
Other Attending Professionals include: Guy Adams, Scott Andrews, James Barclay, Anne Billson, Ramsey Campbell, Mike Carey, Vincent Chong, Peter Crowther (PS Publishing), Les Edwards, Christopher Fowler, Simon R. Green, Stephen Jones, Paul Kane, MD Lachlan, Michael Marshall Smith, Suzanne McLeod, Gary McMahon, Adam LG Nevill, Kim Newman, Nicholas Royle, Robert Shearman, Mike Shevdon, Steve Tribe (BBC Books), Lisa Tuttle, Ian Whates (Newcon Press), Rio Youers and many more.
The price for a weekend membership is currently £45 to BFS members, £50 to non-members. A day membership (for Saturday only) is £40. These prices are due to rise on 1st April 2011.
For more details visit www.fantasycon2011.org
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