42.0 – Author Spotlight: Carol Anne Douglas

October 4, 2016 0

un_douglasUN goes into the light with Carol Anne Douglas, author of the gender- and genre-bending Arthurian novel, Lancelot: Her Story. Carol Anne worked for 35 years on the feminist news journal, off our backs, and she belongs to OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing for Change). We chat about her fiction and non-fiction as well as her plays and nature photography. She also answers the burning question: whom would Mordred endorse for president?

41.0 – Out of Excuses Cruise Log

September 26, 2016 3

un_excusesA podcast about another podcast’s event? We’re so meta it hurts this week. Chris recounts tales of intrigue on the high seas on board Oasis of the Seas for the 2016 Out of Excuses Writing Workshop and Retreat, sponsored by the incredible Out of Excuses. Plotting and Prohibition! Tropical islands and towel animals! Half-baked Alaskas and harrowing pitch sessions! Aye, Cap’n, ’twas a hell of a week. Featuring friends of the podcast Debra Goelz and Julia Rios!

40.0 – Author Spotlight: Ken Scholes

September 20, 2016 0

un_scholesChris sits down with Ken Scholes, author of the acclaimed Psalms of Isaak series from Tor. What’s next for Ken? When will that last, fifth volume in the series see the light of day? What drove the “thought experiment” of his recent e-book? There’s only one way, Dear Listener, to find out all this and so much more!

39.0 – Comics Spotlight: David Petersen

September 13, 2016 0

un_petersenDavid Petersen is the man behind Mouse Guard, the New York Times Bestselling, Eisner & Harvey Award winning comics. David sat down with us to discuss writing and illustrating the beloved series. We also manage to pry just a smidgen of information about the recently-announced Mouse Guard movie in development at Fox. That sound is Cath squeeing to herself.

37.0 – Editor Spotlight: C.C. Finlay

August 25, 2016 0

UN_CCC.C. Finlay became the editor of Fantasy & Science Fiction magazine in early 2015. He’s also written fiction, including the Traitor to the Crown series, and bootstrapped the Blue Heaven writing workshop. We caught up with Charlie at MidAmeriCon II and picked his brain about writing, editing and supporting others.

F&SF’s Worldcon discount code remains in effect this week, so take advantage of an astounding deal: an annual subscription via Kindle for a mere five bucks! Follow the link to support great fiction and features from a true friend to writers everywhere.

35.0 – Author Spotlight: Ann Leckie

August 18, 2016 0

un_leckieThis week we’re at Worldcon! But before we left we had a chat with Ann Leckie, author of the Hugo and Nebula winning Imperial Radch series. We discuss the books in the series as well as Ann’s short fiction and her stint as editor of Giganotasaurus. We may have pressured her for details on her upcoming books as well as a few other, uh, ancillary topics.

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