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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

An interview with writer and director David Cronenberg (Part II) – #BFIVoyager

The long-awaited publishing of Consumed gave Candice Carty-Williams a chance to talk to its writer, the director and king of venereal horror, David Cronenberg. In this wonderfully in-depth yet satisfyingly broad three-part interview, they speak about the book, Cronenberg’s processes, how similar writing prose is to directing, film, existentialism, the advancement of technology, and nausea. Read More

In memory of ‘Crash’, by Beatrice and Fay Ballard – #BFIVoyager

To celebrate the re-publication of J.G. Ballard’s ‘Crash‘ with a new introduction from Zadie Smith, 4th Estate asked Beatrice and Fay, the author’s daughters, to collect their memories of their father at the time he was writing the novel. They replied with two equally touching pieces. Thank you, Beatrice… Read More

Letters from Ray Bradbury – #BFIVoyager

We asked Dawn Sinclair, HarperCollins’s archivist, to rummage through our Glasgow vaults for any SF-related treasures they might be hiding. She surfaced with these fantastic letters from the dearly departed Ray Bradbury, which we now share with you for the #BFIVoyager Festival. The first letter, concerning the publication of Bradbury’s 1969 short story… Read More

Margaret Atwood Twitter Q&A with Francesca Haig and fans

For those of you who were unfortunately living under a rock (or away from social media) this weekend, we’re delighted to tell you that our virtual festival #BFIVoyager was out of this world. We had some fantastic events across Twitter, Facebook and here on the blog, all of which… 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

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