Hot on the heels of the successful Wolverhampton convention for fans of science-fiction literature, comes a one-day SF convention in Birmingham: Andromeda One is a one-day SF, fantasy and horror literature-oriented convention taking place on Saturday 21st September 2013…

“GUESTS OF HONOUR include Paul Cornell and Jaine Fenn. Plus sessions with an impressive range of speakers: Chris Amies, Jacey Bedford, Misa Buckley (SFR) Mike Chinn, Theresa Derwin, Jan Edwards (Alchemy Press & Editor/Writer) Janet Edwards SF Writer, Simon Marshall-Jones of Spectral Press, Adrian Middleton, Stan Nicholls & Anne Gay/Nicholls, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Mark West and Ian Whates.”

Talking of Brummie literature events, did the committee of the Birmingham Literature Festival get taken over by the Socialist Workers Party or something? The roster of guests for the event looks like a leftie luv-in.