Scrooge reimagined

Scrooge reimagined

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSA Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is one of the staples of Christmas. As well as the original book, it’s possible to watch adaptations involving among others Bill Murray, Jim Carey, Patrick Stewart, and (mine and...
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...
The invisibility of women with V.E. Schwab

The invisibility of women with V.E. Schwab

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSWomen have always played important roles throughout history, yet too often they are written out of official histories. We have touched on this before on our podcast, referencing essays like Kameron Hurley’s ‘We...
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...
A magical education with Naomi Novik

A magical education with Naomi Novik

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThere are some genre tropes that are ubiquitous in fantasy, from the ensemble quest to overthrowing a dark lord. Magical schools are yet another trope we have come to know and love. Whether you are a fan of early...
Five questions with Alice James

Five questions with Alice James

We are so done with damsels in distress. Thankfully, we have writers like Alice James turning the tide! A little bit Buffy, a little bit Scooby-Doo, Grave Secrets will keep you on the edge of your seat while simultaneously make you cry with laughter. We asked Alice...