22-25 July 2021 Jodrell Bank Observatory

Adam Roberts

Adam Roberts is an academic, critic and novelist. He also writes parodies under the pseudonyms of A.R.R.R. Roberts, A3R Roberts and Don Brine. He blogs at The Valve, a group blog devoted to literature and cultural studies. He has a degree in English from the University of Aberdeen and a PhD from Cambridge University on Robert Browning and the Classics. He has been nominated twice for the Arthur C. Clarke Award: in 2001, for his debut novel, Salt, and in 2007, for Gradisil. His latest novel is The Thing Itself (Gollancz, 2015), a sciencefictional novelisation of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason via John Carpenter’s The Thing.

Talk: How to Write Science Fiction

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Friday 2017