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StickersAn intelligent must-listen podcast exploring genre’s attitude to women

This podcast series was inspired by writer Juliet McKenna who recently commented on her blog about the many so-called ‘best of’ genre fiction lists that were conspicuously lacking in entries written by women. Science fiction, fantasy, and horror are genres created and loved by women as much as men, and yet the majority of the dialogue surrounding them still suggest that women are in the minority. We are here to prove to all genre lovers that there is a place for female writers and great female characters amongst the men folk!

New content every Thursday: podcast episodes alternating with our ‘Five Questions’ blog feature.

The podcast is available on iTunes, SoundcloudStitcherTuneIn, via RSS Feed and pretty much everywhere else you can find podcasts on the internet.

Every episode is an absolute delight…a real eye-opener of a podcast

About your hosts

Lucy Hounsom is the author of The Worldmaker Trilogy, the first book of which, Starborn, was shortlisted for the Gemmell Morningstar Award for best fantasy debut in 2016. She’s also a Waterstones bookseller and lives in Devon, UK with two cats and many dragons. You can follow her @silvanhistorian.
Charlotte Bond is a ghostwriter, author, commissioning editor and reviewer. Her ghostwriting credits include a children’s fantasy series, two young adult romantic suspense books, and a cosy mystery series. Her Amazon page has links to all her books.

In 2015, she became the commissioning editor for Gemstone Romance. She is also a reviewer on the Ginger Nuts of Horror website and a guest reviewer at Jane and Bex’s Book Blog. You can find her on her FaceBook page or follow her on Twitter @offred85.


Megan Leigh writes fiction and non-fiction and her work has appeared on Pop Verse, SFWA, SFF World, Pornokitsch, and Writers’ Workshop. She also writes book reviews for the British Fantasy Society. Follow her @m_leigh_g.