Five questions with Nghi Vo

Five questions with Nghi Vo

With the sequel to The Empress of Salt and Fortune, When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain, out next month, we took the opportunity to sit down with Nghi Vo! The Empress of Salt and Fortune is described as being about ‘the anger of women’. What does that...
Five questions with Aliya Whiteley

Five questions with Aliya Whiteley

Aliya is a firm favourite here at BtGS headquarters. We recorded a wonderful episode about layers and landscapes in her writing and now we’re delighted to have her back to introduce her recently-published novel Greensmith to you all. Greensmith follows the...
Five questions with C. S. Malerich

Five questions with C. S. Malerich

What do we want?Equal pay!When do we want it?NOW! We spoke to C. S. Malerich about her novella, The Factory Witches of Lowell, publishing with Tor next month. In summary – go pre-order this now! now! now! It is a popular trope to reclaim witchcraft for the feminist...
Review: The Doors of Eden by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Review: The Doors of Eden by Adrian Tchaikovsky

We are not alone. There are other Earths in other dimensions where the dominant intelligent species of the planet rises before humanity, shaping their world to suit their needs, making it both similar and different to their own. Cracks are beginning to appear in the...
Five questions with Rose Biggin

Five questions with Rose Biggin

Wild Time by Rose Biggin and Keir Cooper is a bold and often outrageous reimagining of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. There’s so much to explore in this book that we invited one of the authors along to introduce it! Read on as we reclaim...