Hear ye Hear ye! Come one and all to a future of ray guns and alien invasions. Where Rockets Burn Through: Contemporary Science Fiction Poems from the UK is my début collection as an editor, a splendiferous anthology of sci-fi poems from the wondrous beings listed below.
Grab a copy if you like sci-fi. Grab a copy if you like poetry. Grab a copy if you like sci-fi poetry. Grab a copy if you don't like anything, misery guts. You can buy a copy from the publisher, Penned In the Margins, for just £9.99 here http://www.pennedinthemargins.co.uk/index.php/2012/10/where-rockets-burn-through-2/
Edinburgh will be hosting our first book launch, with readings by Andy Jackson, Andrew J Wilson, Pippa Goldschmidt, Alan Riach, Claire Askew, Jane McKie, Ken MacLeod and Ron Butlin. Come along to Blackwells book store, Southbridge (EH1 1YS) on Thursday 29th November at 6:00pm.
London shakes us by the tentacle on 6th December at Toynbee Studios. Fancy dress is welcomed, so pick up your Bat'leth and get yourself along. Details here: http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/events/3158
Where Rockets Burn Through contains poetry from over 40 contemporary writers living and working in the UK, an essay by sci-fi poetry expert Steve Sneyd and a preface from Alasdair Gray. It includes poems by, and is dedicated to, Edwin Morgan.
Ryan Van Winkle
Andrew J Wilson