My debut novel – The Wave – will be published in January 2016 by the brilliant Dead Ink Publishing. Follow me on twitter for all the latest: @LochlanBloom
I have written for BBC Radio, Litro Magazine, Porcelain Film, IronBox Films, EIU, H+ Magazine and Palladium Magazine amongst others.
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You can read my review of Sabine Gruber’s new novel Roman Elegy at Litro Magazine now:
Go in bold they said, throw in some sex, that will catch their attention. Great advice that was! It’s that sort of thinking that led to all this shit, that led to all this relentless hustling….
Trade is set in a near contemporary world where apps control our love life and the sexual partners we choose.
The narrator, a nihilistic employee at a Berlin-based social network, chronicles the early days of the new sexual economy and the terrible price he has to pay as his girlfriend, Lis, is propelled to stardom.
What would you do in a world where your sexual partners were chosen for you?
Trade is out now – click the link below to get a copy.
A short article I wrote for H+ magazine on the role of narrative and technology in defining intelligence, particularly in the context of machine intelligence and AI.
I am delighted to say that Calliope, the official publication of the Writers’ Special Interest Group (SIG) of American Mensa, will be publishing a piece of my short fiction entitled The Crow in their upcoming Winter 2012/13 issue.
I am pleased to announce that The Flaneur magazine has published my short piece ‘Eat, Pray, Leaves’. This is a super zine with a load of great articles on Art and Culture so its brilliant to be included.
You can read the piece online at: http://flaneur.me.uk/10/eat-pray-leaves-by-lochlan-bloom/
Pleased to announce that my short script, Memory of an Investigation, has been optioned and will go into production in December.
Producer Greg Earnest is working with a talented team in Mississippi to turn the script into a short for the festival circuit. Excited to see what becomes of it…