Hi Guys, Just wanted to pass on the news of an event I'm involved in later this month, taking place in Derby - top SF guests include Dan Abnett, Alastair Reynolds, Tony Ballantyne, Paul Cornell, Robert Shearman and many more... Should be a fantastic weekend! Thanks a lot Alex Alt.Fiction Festival 2011 25th-26th June QUAD, Market Place, Derby Saturday 25th June, 10am - Midnight Sunday 26th June, 10am - 5pm Weekend pass £45 Saturday pass £30 Sunday pass £20 Alt.Fiction marks its fifth year with a fantastic weekend for readers and writers of science fiction, fantasy and horror. Bringing together some of the UK's leading talent in the genre, Alt.Fiction presents a two-day programme of readings, panels, workshops, film, podcasts and much more, giving you the chance to hear from your favourite authors, find out more about the world of publishing and learn more about the writing process. This year’s Guests of Honour are bestselling science fiction author Alastair Reynolds and acclaimed comic book writer and novelist Dan Abnett. They will joined by speakers Tony Ballantyne, Keith Brooke, Mark Chadbourn, Paul Cornell, Peter Crowther, Stephen Deas, Paul Finch, John Jarrold, Graham Joyce, Juliet McKenna, Graham McNeill, Mark Morris, Adam Nevill, Mark Charan Newton, Sarah Pinborough, Robert Shearman, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Ian Whates, Conrad Williams, Chris Wooding and many more. Alt.Fiction is truly a weekend not to be missed for book lovers and writers alike. Contact the QUAD Box Office on 01332 290 606 or visit www.derbyquad.co.uk/altfiction Visit altfiction.co.uk to find out about Alt.Fiction's year-long programme of events. Alt.Fiction is a trading name of Writing East Midlands.