This week, from the World Fantasy Convention in Columbus, Ohio, Gary is joined by Hugo-winningÂ David LevineÂ (Arabella of Mars) and Andre Norton-winningÂ Fran WildeÂ (Updraft, Cloudbound) to discuss various matters from Regency interplanetary adventures to bone cities to where SF titles come from,and balances between SF, fantasy, pulp traditions, and YA elements in SFâ€™s emerging new eclecticism.
As always, our thanks to David and Fran for making the time to talk to Gary. We hope you enjoy the episode!
The Coode Street Podcast stumbles towards its three hundredth episode with another discursive chat between co-hosts Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe. Topics this week include Bob Dylan, the Nobel and accepting awards; baseball in science fiction; and other stuff which, if we were honest, we might admit we donâ€™t remember.
Nonetheless, time was spent and we hope you enjoy the episode. Next week, World Fantasy, Columbus, Ohio, and more!
This week we sit down with Crawford Award winning author Kai Ashante Wilson to discuss his fiction, his career and the pros and cons of being a late starter. We focus on his multiple-award nominated novella “The Devil in America“,Â Sorcerer of the Wildeeps, and his new book, the just-released and highly recommendedÂ A Taste of Honey.
As always, our thanks to Kai for making the time to join us. We hope you enjoy the episode!
After last week’s experiments with audio ended up in a lost recording, this week we turned to more traditional methods to make sure we’d be bringing you a new episode this week.Â
For about an hour, Gary an
d I discuss the new Best Series category for the Hugo Awards (in great and possible inaccurate detail(, trends in alternate history, and some new books that we’ve been reading. We also mention our next guest.
As always, we hope you enjoy the episode. See you next week!
In the final of our conversations recorded during MidAmericon 2, the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, in Kansas City, we sit down with Hugo and Nebula winnerÂ Jo WaltonÂ and Tiptree Award winnerÂ Eugene FischerÂ for a wide-ranging and insightful discussion that touches not only upon their own fiction, but of the kind of reading that helped shape it, from Victorian literature to the SF of the â€˜70s and â€˜80s.
Weâ€™d like to the Jo and Eugene for making time to talk to us. As always, we hope you enjoy the episode!