Press releases


Eating Robots (May 2017)

Where Black Mirror meets real scientists

Robot-driven redundancies, extreme health monitoring, rogue algorithms, fake news, hacked driverless cars….
A powerful collection of 30 near-future science fiction shorts that explore where our technology may be taking us.




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FLUENCE (June 2015)

New Novel Explores Dark Future Of Social Media

In the near-future, ruthless corporations run Britain, daily life is dictated by algorithms and survival depends on social media popularity. That’s the chilling yet plausible scenario created by author Stephen Oram in his new book Fluence, which is published on June 26th.




Bristol Lit Fest (Oct 2016)

Stranger than fiction? A Visit to Bristol Robotics Laboratory

What do slipstream, near-future and climate-fiction authors have in common with the European Human Brain Project and the Bristol Robotics Laboratory? In this case, creating stories to provoke debate between the scientific community and the public as part of the Bristol Lit Fest.


Articles and interviews



BBC Radio Bristol (5 June 2017): 1 hour 45 minutes in


Author talk with Richard Lowe, October 2018

Interview with Business Cloud podcast, June 2017

In the press

British Computer Society: The Chartered Institute for IT, October 2017

Hampstead Village Voice (A Little Literati), October 2015

Morning Star, August 2015

Ham&High, August 2015

Fitzrovia News, July 2015

Morning Star, July 2015

Camden New Journal, February 2015

Fitzrovia News, October 2014

On blogs

Justin Meckes Writer’s Block, May 2017

Communist Party, January 2016

Greenbelt Festival, August 2015

Boom Baby Reviews, July 2015

Deal Sharing Aunt, July 2015

Brook Cottage Books, July 2015

SW FairBrother, July 2015

Confessions of a Bookaholic, April 2015