Interviewing George RR Martin for An Post Special Recognition Award

I interviewed George RR Martin at the GPO in Dublin after he received the An Post Special Recognition Award for his contribution to science fiction and fantasy, which is part of the annual An Post Book Awards.

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BFS Nominee in Best Non-Fiction

I was stunned when I received the news that my book about David Lynch’s Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me has been nominated for a BFS British Fantasy Award in the Best Non-Fiction category. You write work and you put it out in the world, and you hope that people will enjoy it. I generally…

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We Are the Martians up for a Rondo

The ballot for the 16th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards is now online – there are loads of amazing titles shortlisted in a wide variety of categories. It’s going to be difficult to choose what to vote for (and please do vote, you have until midnight on 8 April 2018). I should note, least…

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Hugo Awards at Helsinki Worldcon

A couple of days before Worldcon I was informed that their Guest of Honour Claire Wendling could not attend due to illness. I hope that Claire makes a speedy recovery and returns to full health. I was approached by the Hugo Awards committee about stepping in for Claire, as she was due to present the…

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Shirley Jackson nomination for Dr. Caligari

I was super pleased to hear that the anthology, The Madness of Dr. Caligari, has been nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award for Best Edited Anthology, which is a huge acknowledgement of the work by editor Joe Pulver and the publisher Fedogan and Bremer. My short story ‘ A Rebellious House’ appeared in the book.…

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