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...
Aberrant and broken magic with Melissa Caruso

Aberrant and broken magic with Melissa Caruso

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSMany of our favourite narratives feature outsiders. They might be alone by virtue of the burden of prophecy, come from the wrong side of the tracks, or simply don’t adhere to behaviour and interests their society...
Five questions with Colette Phair

Five questions with Colette Phair

I stumbled across Colette on Twitter one day and saw that she had released a new version of her novel Nightmare in Silicon. Shamefully, I had never come across the original novel, but the description instantly had me intrigued – a feminist scifi exploring gender...