Curses and consent – with Heather Walter

Curses and consent – with Heather Walter

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSFairy tales are both timeless and personal. We see their themes and motifs repeated in stories spanning centuries.But while the characters and scenarios might be familiar, the morals change over time. The story’s...
Unmapping fantasy with A. K. Larkwood

Unmapping fantasy with A. K. Larkwood

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIt’s high fantasy. You know the drill: personalities are defined by race. Elves are pointy-eared snobs who are unbearably pretty, orcs are barely sentient lap dogs, dwarves love gold and mining… And this...
Slavic narratives with Gabriela Houston

Slavic narratives with Gabriela Houston

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIf you have been listening to our podcast for some time now, you will be well aware of our fascination with fairytales and how they continue to shape modern speculative fiction. But when we talk about fairytales, we...