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Shoreline of Infinity 25

New stories from E.M. Faulds, Gary Gibson, Elana Gomel, Simon Nagel
Poetry from Cat Hellisen
David L Clements on: “What is Hard Science Fiction?”
The ghostly details of the annual Flash Fiction competition

This issue is published in digital format: PDF, Kindle and ePub.


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The Mugazine  – Stories and poems on a mug

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The Umbrellas of Edinburgh on a Mug

Poem on a Mug  - A Firmament Written by Marianne Boruch. This is a special version of the poem taken from Umbrellas of Edinburgh, Poems and…
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Story Mug 3 – Ken MacLeod

Cyber-squatters of 2021: A Thrilling Vision of the 21st Century! Story on a mug. Enjoy a complete short story on a mug. Written by Science…
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Story Mug 1 – Ian Watson

Where would our eternal Roman Empire be without coffee? Story on a mug. Enjoy a complete short story on a mug. Written by Science Fiction…

Cymera Festival Events

Stories on the web

Stories published in Shoreline of Infinity, free to read. Formatted to read well on any device.

Odette – Zen Cho

“But Odette divined the house’s secrets. Nooks under staircases and crannies between sofas and walls … Columns of light that moved around the house, picking whatever room suited their fancy.”

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Biopolis: Tales of Urban Biology

Edited by Larissa Pschetz, Jane McKie, and Elise Cachat,
Illustrated by Pilar Garcia de Leaniz.

Cutting-edge life science meets speculative fiction. Stories from:

Viccy Adams, Jane Alexander, Clare Duffy, Pippa Goldschmidt, Gavin Inglis, Vicki Jarrett, Alice Tarbuck, Neil Williamson, Andrew J. Wilson, Kirsti Wishart


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News and Updates

Event Horizon - it's science fiction and it's alive!

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Alba ad Astra – Book launch at Cymera Festival

Did Scotland ever have its own top-secret space programme? Did the project succeed in sending a man into space, even if it couldn’t bring him…
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Shoreline of Infinity’s Event Horizon – Jane Yolen’s Last Robot

Join Jane Yolen and the Shoreline team as we proudly publish and launch her short collection, The Last Robot. Poems, will be read, chat will…
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Shoreline of Infinity’s Event Horizon – Launching Nineteen

Music: Texture Poetry: F.J. Bergmann Prose: Chris Beckett, Tony Ballantyne Art: Jackie Duckworth and Mark Toner Flash Fiction Awards – winning story read by Danielle…

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Shoreline of Infinity 23

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