Mar 11, 2020
In this episode, Cat and Alan discuss the concept of Hopepunk
with Alexandra Rowland, coiner of the term. Other topics include
the hopeful nature of Lord of the Rings, why there has to be a
protagonist in fiction, and why sometimes you have to sell out.
Alan also reviews the second season of The Witch Who Came in...
Feb 24, 2020
This episode details the who, what, why, and how of the new podcast.
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Nov 17, 2019
In our final episode, we discuss Cixin Liu's story "The Wandering Earth" with Chinese author and professor Xia Jia. We talk about her first collection, currently being translated to English via Neil Clarke (of Clarkesworld). And we discuss the Golden Age of SF (in America), the current SF boom in China, and what it's...
Oct 9, 2019
This episode we discuss "Under the Grid" by Andrew Dana Hudson with our guest Sarena Ulibarri. Sarena is a writer and the Editor-in-Chief of World Weaver Press. We discuss Solarpunk, economics in Science Fiction, and emojis among other topics. Our guest co-host is TJ Berry, author of Space Unicorn Blues and it's sequel...
Sep 11, 2019
This episode we discuss "Portrait of the artist" by KJ Parker with our guest Scott H. Andrews, Editor-in-Chief, and publisher of Beneath Ceaseless Skies. We discuss aesthetics, short fiction in fantasy, and character driven stories among other topics. Our guest co-host is TJ Berry, author of Space Unicorn Blues and...