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PostPosted: Tue May 03, 2011 7:37 am 

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Hi Guys,

Just wanted to pass on the news of Alt.Fiction's event at the Lincoln Children's Festival, featuring authors Alex Bell and Cathy Brett. It's an ideal event for all the family, taking place at the Lincoln Drill Hall on May 14th.

We've also got our comics event on the 11th, as well as Trudi Canavan on the 12th, so it should be a really exciting few days!

Full details below anyway - feel free to reach me at with any questions




The World of Comics
May 11th, 7pm
The Library, Lincoln University Tickets
£4, book at

Comics and graphic novels have enjoyed an explosion of popularity lately, but what is the key to their success? Join us for this panel discussion with Terry Martin, award-winning publisher of Murky Depths, and acclaimed artist Neil Roberts to explore this ever-expanding area of reading and writing. A great opportunity to find out more how comics and graphic novels come to life, and what the future holds for this growing art form.

Reading and Q&A with Trudi Canavan
May 12th, 7pm
The Courtroom, Lincoln College
Tickets £7/£5 concs, book at
This event is brought to you by Orbit and Alt.Fiction

To celebrate the release of The Rogue, book two in The Traitor Spy Trilogy, Trudi will be giving a reading and taking your questions on books and writing, as well as signing your titles at the end of the evening. A rare chance to see one of fantasy’s newest talents in the UK.
Trudi Canavan is one of fantasy fiction’s breakthrough stars and already a multiple time bestseller and award winner. Her series, The Black Magician Trilogy, was an instant hit, while her second trilogy, Age of the Five, was a regular on bestseller lists. The Traitor Spy Trilogy has already won an Aurealis Award and made the Sunday Times bestseller list.

Lincoln Children's Fest
Featuring Alex Bell and Cathy Brett
Saturday May 14th, 10:30am-3:30pm
Lincoln Drill Hall
£8 per family for the whole day, book at
This event is brought to you by Headline and Alt.Fiction

Alt.Fiction presents Cathy Brett and Alex Bell as part of Lincoln Book Festival’s Children’s Fest Day. Bring the whole family!

Cathy Brett is author and illustrator of Ember Fury and Scarlett Dedd, published by Headline and selected for the Richard and Judy Children’s Book Club. Cathy has been scribbling stuff for more than twenty years and is determined to put pictures back into books for teenagers.

Alex Bell’s teen series Lex Trent is also published by Headline, while her fiction for adults is published by Gollancz. Alex spent six years trying to convince herself she wanted to be a lawyer until she threw down the textbooks and ran madly from the building. Since then she has never looked back.

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