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Adam Roberts Interview – The Real-Town Murders

Adam Roberts Interview – The Real-Town Murders 

Adam Roberts is the BSFA Award winning author of Jack Glass (2012), a mixture of locked room murder mystery and golden age science fiction, Bete (2014), which imagines a world in which animal rights activists implant farm animals with computer chips that give them the ability to talk, and The Thing Itself, which uses John […]

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The Kitschies: 2014 Winners Announced!

The Kitschies: 2014 Winners Announced! 

Our good friend Jared of Pornokitsch may no longer be heading up the Kitschies (although he is still heavily involved), but they are still one of the most interesting awards for me as a genre fiction fan. Unlike the majority of SFF lists out there which tend to focus on mainstream books – the books […]

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THE KITSCHIES: Winners Announced!

THE KITSCHIES: Winners Announced! 

Last month I spoke about why, and how much, I love The Kitschies Award. Essentially, it is because of their mission statement,  ‘to reward the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining works’, that results in them consistently present a list of books that I’ve either not heard of or have not thought of picking up until seeing […]

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Why I love The Kitschies

Why I love The Kitschies 

I have to say that The Kitschies, presented by Kraken Rum, have become the awards list that I most look forward to. When it comes to the Gemmell Awards, Locus Awards, Hugo awards, etc – I can pretty much guess what is going to show up on it. What I love about The Kitschies is […]

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The Kitschies’ Shortlists Revealed

The Kitschies’ Shortlists Revealed 

The Kitschies is an award unlike any other within the SFF Genre. Unlike so many others, this isn’t a popularity contest, it isn’t about who has the most fans, there are no marketing tactics involved by the publishers. Rather, the award takes great care to promote the books that the expert judges consider the year’s […]

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The Kitschies – Steampunk Evening

The Kitschies – Steampunk Evening 

This coming Thursday – 8 December – The Kitschies are hosting a Steampunk Evening at Blackwell’s Charing Cross, the flagship branch of one of the UK’s most respected booksellers. The evening promises to be filled with Victorian fact and fantasy, and the bookstore will be packed with authors, artists, giant squid and tasty rum. Blackwell’s […]

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Get Ready For The Kitschies

Get Ready For The Kitschies 

This year marks the third year of The Kitschies. After two years of paddling around in the shallows, we’ve taken the plunge into deeper waters. For 2011, we’ve added more judges, more categories, cash prizes and a (squiddy) sponsor in The Kraken Rum. We’re proud of the splash we’ve made, but, apart from the fun […]

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