Christopher Priest, Creative Conversations, University of Glasgow, 13 November, 2017

christopher priest

 

christopher priest

Monday 13 November, 2017, 1 – 2 PM

University Chapel, West Quadrangle, Main Building Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ

Free & Open to the Public

Christopher Priest is a novelist and science fiction writer.

His works include Fugue for a Darkening IslandInverted WorldThe Affirmation, The Glamour, The Prestige and The Separation.

He has been strongly influenced by the science fiction of H. G. Wells and in 2006 was appointed Vice-President of the international H. G. Wells Society.

Priest has won the BSFA award for the best novel four times: in 1974 for Inverted World; in 1998 for The Extremes; in 2002 for The Separation and in 2011 for The Islanders.

In 1983 Priest was named one of the 20 Granta Best of Young British Novelists. In 1988 he won the Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis for The Glamour as Best Foreign Fiction Book. He has won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction and the World Fantasy Award (for The Prestige). He won the BSFA award for short fiction in 1979 for the short story “Palely Loitering”; and has been nominated for Hugo Awards in the categories of Best NovelBest NovellaBest Novelette, and Best Non-Fiction Book

Books by featured authors will be for sale in John Smiths bookshop.

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