The Dark is Rising Sequence (1965 - 1977) by Susan Cooper
"Peter Pan" (1904) by J.M. Barrie

Fantasy Fridays

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Tomorrow night, Forbidden Planet are hosting a small bevy of authors for a 'meet and greet'. Next week, they've got a similar legion of young adult authors coming along.

FantasyCon ticket prices increase on 1 August, so pounce quickly if you're intending to join in the fun in Glasgow (October 18).

...and WorldCon - in Dublin this year - inches closes to announcing the full whack of programming. Keep your eyes peeled.

Fascinating interview with Jeanette Winterson on the origins of Frankissstein:

Wounds don’t heal. They scar over, but they are always the place where you can be hurt. It’s not the same as craziness or madness, it is knowing that you’ve got vulnerabilities. You try and work with them. And I think that makes you more receptive to the world and what’s going on.

Tade Thompson scoops this year's Arthur C Clarke Award with Rosewater.

Heads up: Malorie Blackman at the South Bank Centre - coming September.

Warhammer 40K TV show in the works. That'll show 'em what grimdark really is!

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