January 19th, 2011
For this special show, I replay some clips from the past year (or so), and also find a few extras that hadn’t quite made it before. It’s a smorgasbord!
Guests (In Order of Appearance):
Lou Anders is the editorial director of Prometheus Books’ science fiction and fantasy imprint Pyr, as well as several anthologies.
David Antony Durham is the author of Gabriel’s Story: A Novel, Walk Through Darkness, Pride of Carthage, Acacia: The War with the Mein (Acacia, Book 1), and his latest, The Other Lands (Acacia, Book 2). (All Amazon links.) David won the Campbell Award for Best New Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer in 2009.
Mary Robinette Kowal is an author and puppeteer. Her first novel, Shades of Milk and Honey (Amazon link) was recently published.
Rowenna Davis is freelance journalist from north London. As a features writer, she specializes in social and political affairs, and has written opinion pieces for the The Independent, The Guardian, the New Internationalist, and many other publications.
Douglas Lain is the author of dozens of short stories and two novels. His upcoming novel, Billy Moon: 1968, tells the story of Christopher Robin Milne’s fictional involvement with the French general strike in May of 1968. It is due out from Tor Books in 2011.
Jeff VanderMeer is an award-winning writer, editor, and publisher. His books include: City of Saints and Madmen, Veniss Underground, and Shriek: An Afterword. In this podcast, we talk about his upcoming novel, the fantasy noir, Finch. (All links to Amazon)
The award-winning Elizabeth Hand is that special kind of writer who can seemingly do anything. She’s written novels (including: Generation Loss,
Mortal Love, and most recently, Illyria, short stories, comics (Anima), and movie and television spin-off novels.
Professor Robert Beaulieu teaches textile science and development at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology.
Jeffrey Ford is the author of such novels as: The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque: A Novel, The Girl in the Glass, and The Portrait of Mrs. Charbuque: A Novel. He has written numerous short stories, including the collections: The Empire of Ice-Cream, and The Drowned Life.
If You’re Just Joining Us is hosted by Jon Armstrong, author of Grey and Yarn.