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EightSquared is the 2013 UK National Science Fiction Convention in Bradford - 29th March to 1st April.

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Friday, March 29 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Small Press Stories

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What’s it like running a small SF/F Press? Editors from some of our local publishers share stories about their business. Colin Tate (Clarion Publishing) moderates Bob Neilson (Aeon Press), Pete Crowther (PS Publishing), Donna Scott (Immanion) and Ian Whates (Newcon Press).


Bob Neilson

Editor/Publisher, Albedo One/Aeon Press
Bob Neilson is married with children and lives in Ireland. In partnership with his wife he runs a successful retail business in Dublin city. His short fiction has appeared extensively in professional and small press markets and he has had three plays performed on Irish radio. He also presented a SF radio show on Anna Livia for a year. He has had two short story collections published, Without Honour (1997, Aeon Press) and That’s Entertainment... Read More →
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Donna Scott

Currently the Awards Administrator for the British Science Fiction Association, I am also known as an editor, writer, and as a performer. I was the first ever Bard of Northampton, and as a comedian have supported the likes of Andrew O'Neil, Wil Hodgson, Lewis Schaffer and Jo Neary. I work extensively with various libraries, museums, conferences and the Rrrants art collective as a spoken word performer and writer, and in 2012 devised and wrote... Read More →
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Colin Tate

Director, Clarion Publishing
I run a small press publishing company, called Clarion Publishing. We publish speculative fiction via our Monico imprint. | | I started Clarion Publishing because I wanted to find new talent and republish great works - both of which have been overlooked due to mainstream publishing constraints. | | I'm passionate about Speculative Fiction. Also whiskey. And Bowie. | | Twitter: @clarionpublish @colintate | Facebook... Read More →

Friday March 29, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm
3 - Boardroom Cedar Court