BBC World Service Book Club Seeks Questions for Brian Aldiss

The BBC World Service is recording a special edition of Book Club with the author Brian Aldiss, interviewed by Harriet Gilbert, in which they will be discussing his novel Greybeard.

They have reached out to the British Science Fiction Association and its members to request questions about the novel. Fans may have the opportunity to ask their question on the programme via telephone.

Recording will take place on November 20th, so it is asked that questions are submitted over the next few days.

Please send them to me via the email in the link here, including your name and telephone number, if you wish to be called, with BRIAN ALDISS QUESTION in the subject line. Any submitted to me after the weekend will be ignored, so be quick… Good luck!

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About Donna Scott

Chair of the BSFA since June 2013. Prior to this I was Awards Administrator, taking over that role from Claire Briarley in 2008. I am officially Donna Bond since getting married in May 2013, but continue to write and perform under my previous name, Donna Scott. My short fiction stories have been published in various anthologies and magazines, and I was winner of the inaugural Short Cuts at the MAC in 2005. As a comedian, I have performed all over the UK. Comedy has also given me the opportunity to perform alongside big names like Sarah Millican and Jasper Carrott! As a poet, I've also performed all over the place, including lots of science fiction conventions, and sometimes my poetry and comedy get kind of mixed up. I was the first official Bard of Northampton, it's true. I've got a tankard that says so... I love being a part of the BSFA - I've always been a devourer of books and being part of this association has enabled me to explore some great science fiction classics - and classics of the future, that I might otherwise have not heard about. I've met some lovely people with an enthusiasm for the genre, made firm friends, and got to meet some of my favourite writers, too! As a writer, I also have to say that FOCUS is the best magazine for writers I've ever come across - and as a member I get that for free. Who wouldn't want to be a part of this?

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