Past Events

Crime & (Divine) Punishment
An evening of sleuths and sorcery
With John Connolly and Ben Aaronovitch

Blackwell's Charing Cross, London

Tickets: Free (but RSVP, please)


The Night of the Triffids
Exploring horticultural horrors as part of the Chelsea Fringe
With Marek Kukula (Public Astronomer, Royal Observatory) and Lauren O'Farrell (Deadly Knitshade)

Seven Dials Club, London

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The Kitschies Awards Ceremony
Revealing the year's winners for the Black, Inky, Golden and Red Tentacles


The Kitschies 2013 Shortlists
The year's most progressive, intelligent and entertaining fiction with elements of the speculative or fantastic - revealed!


Secret Histories
Our world, but not as we know it...
With Tim Powers, Kate Griffin and Lavie Tidhar.

Blackwell's Charing Cross, London

Tickets: £3


The Kraken Rises!
Can you write your way to safety? With Angry Robot and the Bristol Festival of Literature

The Parlour, College Green, Bristol

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Off the Page: Storytelling Without Limits
A day-long creative hackathon with Social Innovation Camp and CultureTECH

Millennium Forum, Derry


Storytelling Without Limits
Featuring Lauren Beukes, Warren Ellis and Ben Percy

Ritzy Cinema, Brixton, London
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Dark Societies
Presented by the Post-Apocalyptic Book Club and Waterstones Picadilly, and featuring Frances Hardinge, Adam Roberts, Tom Hunter (Clarke Award), Robert Grant (SCIFI London) and Anne C. Perry (The Kitschies)

Waterstones Piccadilly, London
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The Kitschies Awards Ceremony
Revealing the year's winners for the Black, Inky, Golden and Red Tentacles

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The Kitschies 2012 Shortlists
The year's most progressive, intelligent and entertaining fiction with elements of the speculative or fantastic - revealed!


London Falling
Paul Cornell and Ben Aaronovitch
Occult detection and tentacular cheer from The Kitschies

Blackwell's Charing Cross, London

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Invisible Cities
Featuring Kate Griffin, Mark Charan Newton and Tom Pollock
hosted by London Calling and The Kitschies

Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London

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Beukes, Miéville and Ness
Science Fiction and Social Change
hosted by The Kitschies and the Free Word Centre

Free Word Centre, Farringdon, London

Audio: Patrick Ness | Lauren Beukes | China Miéville


Worlds of Tomorrow
The rise of Sci-Fi in Children's and YA
presented by The Society of Authors and The Kitschies
hosted by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre

Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London


Steampunk Soirée
With Gail Carriger and Deadly Knitshade

Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London

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The Kitschies' Gothic Evening
Stalking through the darker side of genre

Blackwell's Charing Cross, London

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"In the Future All Literature Prizes Will Be Crowd-Sourced"
Panel discussion with Gillian Redfearn (Gollancz), Nick Harkaway (Angelmaker) and Jared Shurin (The Kitschies), hosted by Tom Hunter (Arthur C. Clarke Award)

Waterstones Gower Street, London


The Kitschies Awards Ceremony
The 2011 Kitschies winners - announced at SFX Weekender

Prestatyn, Wales

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Shortlist Announcement
The 2011 finalists in the Red, Golden and Inky categories are revealed online


The Kitschies' Steampunk Evening
Victorian fantasy with authors and artists
Plus holiday cheer with inky rum and giant squid


Blackwell's Charing Cross, London
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Geek Drinks
Quarterly gathering of geeky professionals
Hosted by The Kitschies & The Kraken Rum

B@1 Soho, London


Zoo City at the British Library
Lauren Beukes, 2010 Red Tentacle winner, at the Out of This World exhibition
Hosted by The Kitschies & the Arthur C. Clarke Award

The British Library, London