The moment of the novella with JY Yang

The moment of the novella with JY Yang

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI have been thoroughly enjoying JY Yang’s Tensorate series of novellas so wanted to chat to them about blending science fiction and fantasy, non-binary representation in SFF, and using different structures...
Five questions with Kerstin Hall

Five questions with Kerstin Hall

Here at Breaking the Glass Slipper, we cannot get enough of the wonderful novellas being released by Tor.com publishing. The diversity in the authors and subject matter is delightful to see, especially when it comes to taking risks with stories other more traditional...
Five questions with Katharine Duckett

Five questions with Katharine Duckett

Most of us have read our fair share of classics, be it at school or later in life. While these texts in the literary canon are well worth reading, they don’t always live up to our modern morality or ideas of equality. A common problem with classic texts is the...
Five questions with Mahvesh Murad

Five questions with Mahvesh Murad

While what I first and foremost love at Breaking the Glass Slipper is speculative fiction writers, it’s important to note that there are women working in the industry on a wide range of projects and in a number of different roles. Mahvesh Murad is one of them,...
Gender parity in publisher PR

Gender parity in publisher PR

Women write genre books. Publishers publish those books. Readers read those books. So why are women still underrepresented in the adult SFF market? Why do they not feature on more recommended lists? Why does the community not discuss their books with as great a...
Sarah Gailey on sexual violence in SFF

Sarah Gailey on sexual violence in SFF

Please note that this episode may contain content that could upset some listeners. Audience discretion is advised. Late in 2016 I stumbled across a post on Tor.com entitled ‘Do Better: Sexual violence in SFF’ by Sarah Gailey and I knew I had to interview...