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BFIVoyager Virtual Sci-Fi Festival

HarperCollins & the BFI Event Teams

Sunday, 16 November 2014 at 20:00 - Tuesday, 18 November 2014 at 02:00 (GMT)

BFIVoyager Virtual Sci-Fi Festival

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The program for Sunday 16th November is here.

HarperCollins and the BFI's inaugural Virtual Sci-Fi Festival is happening this weekend,15th & 16th.

All space cadets are welcome. Join us #BFIVoyager.

Here are just a few things you can expect this weekend:

  • An exclusive interview with David Cronenberg
  • A Twitter chat with Margaret Atwood (yes, I did say Margaret Atwood)
  • An interview with Jeff Vandermeer
  • A Google Hangout with space scientist, Erik Laan
  • Twitter chat with Matt Haig
  • An ‘ask a scientist anything about space, the universe and everything’ Twitter session with Marcus Chown
  • Twitter chat with Nick Harkaway
  • Twitter chat with Will Wiles on Altered States
  • A Facebook session with cover designer Larry Rostant
  • A Facebook tutorial on writing SF with Liesel Schwarz
  • A Q&A on SF likes and dislikes with Derek Landy, Joanne Harris, JC Grimwood, 20 other SF authors
  • A Facebook chat with Laline Paull
  • A Facebook chat with Henry V O’Neill
  • Ask the editor session with HarperVoyager's Natasha Bardon  
  • A Twitter chat with Michael Marshall

and SO much more.

The festival takes place as part of the BFI’s major three month celebration of Sci-Fi,Days of Fear and Wonder presented together with O2, which takes place at BFI Southbank and venues across the UK until December. The BFI’s Sci-Fi blockbuster season is full of the finest Sci-Fi films and television, including Brazil, A Clockwork Orange, Barbarella, the cinema rerelease of Kubrick’s masterful 2001: A Space Odyssey and a programme of talks, lectures and discussion with eminent film and TV directors, actors and screenwriters.

The aim of the BFIVoyager Sci-Fi festival is to explore the link between sci-fi literature and film. HarperCollins imprint HarperVoyager has been leading the way publishing the finest Sci-fi books for the last twenty five years. Including authors such as Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, William Gibson and Arthur C. Clarke. 

The festival's program of events will take place Twitter, Facebook, Google + and other platforms. You will need to register to be sent the full program with times and platforms.

You will also be sent 2 free HarperVoyager ebooks at the end of the festival

The festival is part of the BFI’s Sci-Fi Days of Fear and Wonder together with O2

Hashtag #BFIVoyager

Register now to be sent the full program closer to the time and receive 2 free science fiction ebooks.

Do you have questions about BFIVoyager Virtual Sci-Fi Festival? Contact HarperCollins & the BFI Event Teams

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