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Jared
London
Publishing, communications, culture, dinosaurs.
Recent Activity
I'm in Dublin this weekend for WorldCon: Friday, I'm discussing 'Refreshing European epic fantasy tropes'. Saturday, I will be signing in the designated signing area alongside many other (more) reputable authors. Which should be interesting (and convenient - as I'll be bringing a few Simon Green books with me...) Otherwise,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Jurassic London
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Tapestries and a little hatred. Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
The World Fantasy Awards shortlists. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
Congratulations to this year's nominees for the British Fantasy Awards Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
Get a Dagger finalist - and two dozen others - for a buck. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2019 at Jurassic London
Boiling the frog of quality. Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2019 at Jurassic London
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Grimdark, Frankenstein and so many tickets to buy. Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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Tolkien, Ruskin, beasts and Edinburgh (kinda). Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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How, where and when to share your stories with THE BEST OF BRITISH FANTASY 2019. Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
Things I like: Bradford, The Gameshouse, opening for submissions. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2019 at Jurassic London
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Magical realism, stop motion, and the YA scene. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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Hobbits and Harrys and a rogue Canadian. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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Comics, more comics, book events, and a bit of Potter. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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Ferocious, powerful and a true beast of a book. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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Lauren James, Max Books, Mervyn Peake and many more events. (Including our very own launch!) Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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The true story is the life of the castle itself. Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
Posted May 11, 2019 at Jurassic London
From the publisher: On the afternoon of Saturday 1st June, 2019, NewCon Press will be hosting a Fantasy Fan-Dingo, unveiling two fabulous new anthologies, Best of British Fantasy 2018 (edited by Jared Shurin) and Legends 3: Stories in Honour of David Gemmell. The party will be in the upstairs function... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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From Scotland to Mordor Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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Unicorns, mermaids and other excitement. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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This is the rare beast: an adaptation that both credits the original and elevates it, with Culbard bringing new life and energy to Lovecraft's work. Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
The Guardian (and John Boyega!) asks: why is Game of Thrones so white? "Reaction below the line and on fan threads was mostly variations on a similar theme of historical accuracy and the challenge that black actors present to the audience’s ability to suspend disbelief. Because, presumably, ice zombies and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
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Bradford to Stoke Newington. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy
Posted Apr 3, 2019 at The Best of British Fantasy