Shown is a graphic that has a purple, black and blue sky with stars and the silhouette of a tree with bare branches. Top left is Daniel McCormack who has short, brown hair and a beard. He is holding a small child on his shoulders. Top right is Rob Cameron, who has cropped black hair. Middle left is R.W.W. Greene, who has long, dark hair and a beard. Middle right is Ivor K. Hill, who has dark, short hair that is swept up and slight facial hair. Bottom left are A.K.M. Beach, a writing duo. He has short, dark hair and glasses and is wearing a dark suit. She has a black dress and is wearing a broad hat. Bottom right is a placeholder for Rien Gray, showing a silhouette of a person against dimly lit buildings. In the top middle are lines of white text, saying 'BFS Online Presents: Inspiration. Below are lines of white text, saying ‘Join us for readings from Daniel McCormack, Rob Cameron, R.W.W. Greene, Ivor K. Hill, A.K.M. Beach, Rien Gray’. At the bottom are lines of white text saying ‘Saturday 20th January, 10am to 6pm. Tickets from BFS website.’.

BFS Online: Inspiration – Readings

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We have six readings from a range of authors – fantasy, science fiction and horror – to help you find your next book (or add to that beautiful TBR pile). Bring your favourite tipple and enjoy some first-rate readings from the SFFH community.

Readings from Daniel McCormack, Rob Cameron, R.W.W. Greene, Ivor K. Hill, A.K.M. Beach and Rien Gray. Find out more about them below.

Daniel McCormack: Daniel was shaped from a young age by the gentle woodlands, lonely moors and windswept coast of the Cornish landscape. He has an abiding love of all things Middle Earth, Earthsea and the Wheel of Time. He lives in Cornwall with his wife and children, and tries to split his time between his writing desk and exploring nature with his family. Check out Daniel’s website to find out more. You can also follow him on Facebook and Twitter. Read Daniel’s work by joining his Patreon.

Rob Cameron: Rob Cameron is a teacher, linguist, and writer. Among other publications, he has poetry, stories, and essays in Star*Line, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction,, Foreign Policy Magazine. One of his stories is curricula material for the Carterhaugh School of Folklore. He’s been a guest lecturer at NYC on solarpunk science fiction. His debut middle grade novel Daydreamer is forthcoming from Labyrinth Road, summer ’24. Rob is a lead organizer for the Brooklyn Speculative Fiction Writers, a former guest host and curator for the New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series, and former executive producer of Learn more about Rob at his website. You can also follow him on Twitter, Bluesky and Instagram. Get Rob’s book here.

R.W.W. Greene: Rob Greene (R.W.W. Greene) writes speculative fiction in a green house overlooking a busy intersection in New Hampshire, USA. Find out more about Rob on his website and more about his books here. You can treat yourself to a book here.

Ivor K. Hill: Ivor’s upcoming debut novel, The First Scars, is an epic fantasy informed by his research in population health, and sees the Branded, a group of resurrecting misfits, locked in conflict with the mysterious Cursed. Learn more about Ivor and his book on his website.

A.K.M. Beach: A.K.M. Beach is a husband and wife duo living in upstate New York with their black rabbit familiar. In 2006, two undead priests came together to guard a tattered flag in Warsong Gulch, beginning a partnership that soon transcended universes. It was only a matter of time before they set out to create a universe of their own. Catch up with A.K.M. Beach on their website. Buy yourself a book from the duo here.

Rien Gray: Rien Gray is a nonbinary author of fantasy, horror, and speculative fiction. They have short stories published in several anthologies, including Neon Hemlock’s Baffling Magazine and Opulent Syntax, as well as an ongoing sapphic fantasy series inspired by Arthuriana. They have lived in Dublin and Chicago. Read more about Rien on their website. Or you can follow them on Twitter and Instagram. Click to buy Valerin the Fair, Martis the Brazen, Seure the Tempered.

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