Forbidden Planet London will host one of its trademark multi-author signings later this week, playing host to Ben Aaronovitch, James Barclay, Elspeth Cooper, Stephen Deas, Jaine Fenn, M D Lachlan, Tom Lloyd, John Meaney and Chris Wooding.
The event marks the release of Elspeth’s new book Songs of the Earth, gathering a host of science fiction and fantasy talent and bringing writers and fans together to promote interest in new and different kinds of fiction.
“This is one of our trademark multi-author events,” an FP spkesperson told downthetubes, “bringing our guests out from behind their tables and giving their readers a chance to meet them and talk to them about their work.
“An array of fantastic books will be on hand to be picked up and signed – including works by every one of the writers present.”
• Nine Authors, One Event takes place at 6.00pm on Thursday 23rd June, Forbidden Planet 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London. For more news about our signings please go to: http://www.forbiddenplanet.com/events
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.