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

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Sunday, March 31 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Head to Head: H P Lovecraft and Robert E Howard

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The prime exponent of pulp adventure and the creator of existential horror, two contemporaries who were both hugely influential. Phil Nanson, Brian Ameringen, Janine Ashbless, Sarah Newton and Sara Townsend examine their works, their influences and their effects.

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Janine Ashbless

I'm a writer of fantasy and supernatural fiction within the Erotica genre, with seven published novels and two collections of short stories to my name. Currently I'm working on the first of a trilogy about fallen angels for Cleis Press. I've been a H P Lovecraft fan and a "Call of Cthulhu" GM since my teens, and a D&D player for even longer than that. I co-founded the "Eleventh Hour" LARP system back in the day, and can still sometimes be found... Read More →
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Sarah Newton

Fiction and RPG Writer, Mindjammer Press
Sarah is a freelance fiction and roleplaying game writer, and co-owner of Mindjammer Press. She’s the author of the transhuman space opera novel Mindjammer, whose "Mindscape" recently featured in the April 2013 issue of BBC Focus Magazine; the upcoming science-fantasy novel The Worm Within; and RPGs such as the ENnie Award-winning Mindjammer, The Chronicles of Future Earth, Legends of Anglerre, and Achtung! Cthulhu. Her short fiction has... Read More →
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Sara Jayne Townsend

London-based horror writer. Gamer. Geek. Buffy fan.

Sunday March 31, 2013 6:00pm - 7:00pm
3 - Boardroom Cedar Court