An interview with Dean Johnson (@activrightbrain) – #BFIVoyager

Tell us about yourself I have spent nearly 30 years pushing the boundaries of publishing, design and technology in digital and physical environments. I wouldn’t have done this if I wasn’t having fun and adding value. I love cars, music, movies, books, spaceships, time-travel and art so I’m lucky… Read More

Meet Mark Lawrence (@Mark__Lawrence) – #BFIVoyager

As part of our online science fiction festival, #BFIVoyager, we asked authors, directors, bloggers and experts of all different kinds, to share their thoughts on sci-fi. Here is author and scientist Mark Lawrence talking about what sparked his love of sci-fi… Tell us about yourself I’m a research scientist… Read More

Meet Verushka (@Sydneyeditor1) – #BFIVoyager

Tell us about yourself Reviewer, interviewer of authors and bookstores, because they’re about the best places to spend time in. And, freelance writer, editor and proofreader.  What sparked your love of Sci-Fi? The Star Trek movies and I’ve never looked back since then. Exploring the universe, new life and… Read More

Meet Gerrard Cowan ( @GerrardCowan) – #BFIVoyager

 Tell us about yourself I’m a writer and editor from Derry and the author of The Machinery, which is being published by HarperVoyager in September 2015. I’m a News Editor at the Wall Street Journal, where I edit the business section of the European paper. I live in South… Read More

Meet Jason W LaPier (@JasonWLaPier) – #BFIVoyager

Tell us about yourself I grew up in Upstate New York and moved to Oregon about twelve years ago. At various times in my life I’ve been: a guitarist in a pair of metal bands, a drum-n-bass DJ, a record store owner, an IT consultant, and a game designer. Read More

Meet John Ayliff (@johnayliff) – #BFIVoyager

Tell us about yourself As well as being an amateur writer for as long as I can remember, I’ve also worked in the games industry and written content for a major online game. I like character-driven space opera and hard science fiction. Tell us about your latest book My… Read More

Meet Chris Brosnahan (@chrisbrosnahan) – #BFIVoyager

Tell us about yourself I’m a long-time Science-Fiction fan and writer. I’m in my mid-thirties. I also write crime and horror.  Tell us about your latest book My latest one is a crime thriller, called Deadlines. It’s being published in an innovative weekly format by a start-up publisher called… Read More

Meet Christi J. Whitney (@ChristiWhitney) – #BFIVoyager

Tell us about yourself: My name is Christi J. Whitney, and I write fiction for the young and new adult market. I also have a background in theatre, including acting, scriptwriting, and directing. I worked as a high school English teacher and drama director before becoming an author. I’m… Read More

Meet Kim Stanley Robinson – #BFIVoyager

Tell us about yourself I’m a science fiction writer from Davis, California.   Suburban house-husband, gardener, backpacker in the Sierra Nevada, player of various sports.  Two adult boys, wife a chemist with US Geological Survey. Tell us about your latest book I wrote a novel set 32,000 years ago in… Read More

Mark your calendars for #BFIVoyager

HarperCollins and the BFI are delighted to announce their first collaboration – a free Virtual Science Fiction Festival on 15th & 16th November called #BFIVoyager. Register here to attend The festival takes place as part of the BFI’s major three month celebration of Science Fiction,… Read More

George R.R. Martin talks about The World of Ice and Fire

Earlier this year, George was in the UK to visit the Edinburgh festival, attend LonCon and take part in an incredible event with Robin Hobb. He had an incredibly busy schedule, but was happy to take a few minutes out to talk to us about his upcoming book,… Read More

The Ice Dragon – UK cover reveal!

We are delighted to share that in December 2014 we will be publishing George R.R. Martin’s The Ice Dragon, illustrated by Luis Royo. The Ice Dragon is an enchanting tale of courage and sacrifice for young readers and adults alike. What do you think of the UK… Read More