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

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Saturday, March 30 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Reinventing Urban Fantasy

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There’s a lot more to urban fantasy than tattooed women hunting supernatural beings in the USA. Our panel explore the boundaries of the genre, and its metaphors.


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Adrian Faulkner

Adrian Faulkner has been writing stories since he was 7 and has never really stopped making things up. He spent a decade as a leading pop culture journalist and geek culture commentator before focusing on fiction. The Four Realms is his debut novel. Adrian lives in Berkshire, England and in his spare time is one of the country’s leading geocachers.
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David Gullen

David’s short fiction has appeared in various magazines and anthologies. Recent appearances include the Catastrophia and Art from Art anthologies, and New Scientist’s ARC 1.3 magazine. | | His first novel, Shopocalypse, a near-future story of fast cars, consumerism, and nuclear war, will be published by Clarion Publishing in the coming weeks. His first short story collection will be available from Exaggerated Press towards the end of... Read More →
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Emma Newman

Writer and Queen of Anxietyville
I'm a writer, anxiety wrangler and tea drinker. I write urban fantasy novels and dark short stories. My latest novel 'Between Two Thorns' has just been published by Angry Robot Books and is the first in the 'Split Worlds' series.


Saturday March 30, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
3 - Boardroom Cedar Court