3 Weeks Until dConstruct

After a seven-year hiatus, dConstruct returns for a one-off event. Join us for a day of thought-provoking talks on design transformation from a stellar array of forward-thinking innovators. DConstruct, one of my favourite tech and culture conferences is back, in Brighton in September with a very cool line up of speakers including a neuroscientist, a [...]
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Celsius 232 Festival 2022

Had the best, most hilarious and wonderful time at #Celsius232 festival of fantasy, horror and SF in #Aviles, Spain and got to hang out with some of my favourite damn writers in the world. I spoke about career things and coming back to Celsius 232 after my previous visit in 2013. And I found a use for the [...]
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Strange Creatures at Fantasticon 2022

A couple weekends back I had the privilege of joining Fantasticon in Copenhagen for their 2022 convention, titled Strange Creatures, as their guest of honour alongside the talented Priya Sharma. I featured on two panels: Twisting the Folklore and Body Horror from a Medical Perspective. Seb Doubinsky chatted to me on the Sunday about all […]

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What I read for Amanda Palmer

  Amanda Palmer recently played gigs in Cape Town and Johannesburg and asked me up, as she does with crazy generosity, to be one of her guest artists. I read a piece originally commissioned for legendary South African photographer Jodi Bieber‘s photo book, Real Beauty, and later reprinted in my collection, Slipping: Short Stories, Essays and […]

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