May 27, 2016 Amy C. Chambers No comments exist

Author: Amy C. Chambers At the end of March I went to my first science fiction convention: EasterCon. Also known as the British National Science Fiction Convention, now in its 67th year, the convention is given a name that reflects its location or theme each year and for the Manchester EasterCon we had Mancunicon (for the…

May 16, 2016 Amy C. Chambers No comments exist

Author: Amy C. Chambers I’m a postdoctoral researcher on the Unsettling Scientific Stories project based at the Newcastle University. I work in the fields of science communication and screen studies and I’m interested in the relationship between movies and the public understanding of science.

May 4, 2016 Iwan Morus 2 comments

Author: Iwan Rhys Morus I’ve just finished re-reading a book I first (and last) read when I was twelve or thirteen. Welsh SF was a rare commodity in the 1970s. The classic Wythnos yng Nghymru Fydd (A Week in Future Wales) by Islwyn Ffowc Elis had been published in 1957. It was an utopian, time-travelling vision…