So exciting to be sifting through all the submissions for our Race to the Stars anthology. It's been fun reading these independently and now we come together as editors to hammer out a shortlist together. Editing pencils at the ready!
You are all invited to SCP's first event of 2020: Siobhan Logan's talk at DMU tomorrow.
Welcome back! We're halfway through January already, which means that there are only two weeks left until the submission window for our first anthology closes FOREVER.
In case anyone missed the announcement last week, we have decided to keep our submission window open past the original deadline of the 22nd of December.
As the new Space Race gathers momentum with Elon Musk's latest launch of a 'Blade Runner Cybertruck', destined for Mars, Space Cat Press boldly pushes on with our own mission. This month we're celebrating our first book award, opening a submission window for our first anthology and speaking to local astronomers at the National Space Centre. It's busy up here on the star-trail!
Submissions are now OPEN for our SCP's first ever anthology, "Race For The Stars!'
Talking of reaching for the stars and finding Earth, can we all doff our helmets to Alexei Leonev who passed away this week? What an extraordinary man. In those early days of space travel, the Space Race recruited plenty of courageous explorers. But rarely were they so articulate about what they experienced, so artistic in their vision. Leonev is best known for undertaking the first ever space walk or EVA. His own paintings show him as a white suit hanging on an umbilical cord above the blue planet. The dark visor reflects the deep, leaves us to guess the emotions of a man untethered from his homeworld.