Parenthood with Julia Fine

Parenthood with Julia Fine

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSBeing a parent is not glamorous. It’s hard work and it often goes unappreciated – in life and in fiction.  When we do see parents represented in our fiction, we tend to see a very limited kind of representation....
Matriarchies – with Aliette de Bodard

Matriarchies – with Aliette de Bodard

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThe world as we know it has historically been ruled by men. But when it comes to fiction, writers can choose what power structures they create and how they are depicted. Despite the free rein this allows authors,...
Magical inequality with Nicole Glover

Magical inequality with Nicole Glover

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIn last year’s episode on magical realism, we talked about this genre’s ability to take a recognisable setting and tilt it a few degrees, creating something familiar and yet not quite what we’re used to. Alternate...