The biggest gathering of science fiction, fantasy and horror fans in the U.K., Eastercon, will be held in Bradford, England, April 10 – 13. Eastercon LX is the 60th British National Science Fiction Convention and will feature guest author Eoin Colfer, primarily known for his childrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s adventure series Artemis Fowl, but recently tasked step into the shoes of Douglas Adams and continue the famous HitchhikerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Guide To The Galaxy series.
His new book, And Another Thing, is the sixth novel in the HitchhikerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Guide To The Galaxy series. If you’re a fan of Colfer’s work, you’ll be pleased to know that “Penguin Books will be giving away some promotional goodies and prizes as well as a full signed, sealed and delivered set of EoinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s back catalogue, including a copy of And Another Thing, once itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s publishedÃ¢â‚¬Â say Eastercon’s organizers.
Guests of honor include Tim Powers, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, David Lloyd and Bill and Mary Burns.
For all the details, visit the convention’s official website at lx2009.com.