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27th – 29th May 2022Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow


Artist Guest of Honour Announced!

Satellite 7 is excited to announce Margaret Walty as artist Guest of Honour. Her work, themed on science fiction, nature and folklore, is well known for its bright colours and exceptional detail. As well as appearing on programme items, Margaret will be displaying pieces in the Art Show with some available for purchase.

Added on 05/11/2019 21:35 by Mad Elf

2019 British Fantasy Awards

The 2019 British Fantasy Awards were announced on Sunday at this year's Fantasycon (held at the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel in Clydebank).

The full list of winners can be found at https://www.britishfantasysociety.org/news/british-fantasy-awards-winners/.

Of particular interest to Satellite members were:-

- the winner for Best Novella was "The Tea Master and the Detective" by Aliette de Bodard;

- the winner of best Non Fiction was "Noise and Sparks" by Ruth E J Booth, published in Shoreline of Infinity;

- Ian Whates was awarded The Karl Edward Wagner Award which is given for "important contribution to the genre or the Society"

Added on 22/10/2019 12:28 by Mark

Guest Update

Aliette de Bodard recently announced that the final book in the Dominion of
the Fallen
series, The House of Sundering Flames, is now available in a US print edition, in addition to its ebook format (available at all good
online stores). She's also looking forward to the imminent publication of her first short story collection, titled Of Wars, and Memories, and of Starlight, which will be available as a hardback in the UK, and on Kindle in the US.

But wait, there's more! Aliette will be at the Argyle Street Waterstones in Glasgow on October 24th, for an interview and audience questions about (amongst other things) The House of Sundering Flames. Tickets are £3; for bookings and more details see https://www.waterstones.com/events/in-conversation-with-aliette-de-bodard/glasgow-argyle-street.

Added on 10/10/2019 12:39 by Mad Elf

Sir William Ramsay honoured

Today the discoverer of the Noble Gases. Chemist Sir William Ramsay has been honoured by a Google doodle.



Added on 02/10/2019 12:19 by Mark

Nebula success

Huge congratulations to our Guest of Honour, Aliette de Bodard on winning the 2019 Nebula for best novella for 'The Tea Master and The Detective'.

Added on 19/05/2019 17:45 by Michael