Category Archives: Podcasts

A Brief Booker Comment

The Longlist for the 2014 Booker Prize has been announced. This year the prize has been opened up to inhabitants of the rebellious former colonies of North America, as well as citizens of the Commonwealth, presumably as an act of … Continue reading

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Leah Moore Interview

I have just uploaded the full version of the interview with Leah Moore than I made while I was in Liverpool. In addition to the material that we broadcast on Ujima Radio, this version contains a discussion of the Electricomics … Continue reading

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Fringe Special at Word of Mouth

Once a year the BristolCon crowd takes over Word of Mouth, a monthly reading series run by Tangent Books and hosted by the Thunderbolt pub. Normally we’d put these readings on the BristolCon Fringe podcast stream, but that has limited … Continue reading

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June Fringe Podcasts

The audio from the June Fringe meeting is now online. I continue to cringe about the sound quality, but Jo has recently invested in a new amp, so hopefully the next set of readings will be much better. David J. … Continue reading

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Liverpool Coverage Elsewhere

This isn’t new material. All of the interviews I have from the Unstraight Conference in Liverpool are on the podcast. However, a few people have kindly asked to use parts of that material elsewhere. First up, Mary Milton took an … Continue reading

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Karen Lord Interview

Continuing my catch-up of audio material (at least I hope it is catch-up because I seem to be generating it at a ridiculous rate), today I have posted the audio for my interview with Karen Lord at Åcon 7. As … Continue reading

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Åcon 7 – The Post-Colonial SF Panel

Here is the first of my podcasts from Åcon 7. It is a panel about post-colonial SF. The panelists are: Karen Lord, Sari Polvinen, Juha Tupasela & me. I noted while editing it that I totally derailed Sari’s question about … Continue reading

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Unstraight Conference – The Interviews

I have done a podcast of the various interviews I did at the Unstraight Conference in Liverpool last weekend (see here and here). As you might expect, mostly I talked to people about the April Ashley exhibition, but hopefully it … Continue reading

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Fringe in a Flash Podcasts

Yes, it is podcast overload this week. But hey, we have some good writers; and me. The April Fringe event was organized for us by the ever-busy Kevlin Henney, Bristol’s Mister Flash. It was devoted entirely to flash fiction, and … Continue reading

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Talking to the Monkey Man

I spent large parts of the Easter weekend working, because that’s sometimes what you have to do when you are self-employed and have clients who live in countries that don’t celebrate Easter (or, indeed, weekends). The rest of the time … Continue reading

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Nalo Hopkinson Interview

And because it appears to be Caribbean day here, I’ve just published a podcast version of the interview that I did with Nalo Hopkinson for Ujima. It covers most of Nalo’s novels, especially the latest, Sister Mine. We also discuss … Continue reading

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Karen Joy Fowler Interview

Yesterday’s meeting between Ujima and the City Council was very encouraging, but we won’t be able to get power restored in time for tomorrow’s show. Therefore I have podcast the interview with Karen Joy Fowler that I recorded for the … Continue reading

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February Fringe – Ken Shinn, Jonathan Pinnock, Snorri Kristjansson

The podcasts for the February BristolCon Fringe readings are now available online. Here are the links. First up we have Ken Shinn doing his first ever public reading of his first ever published story, which is in Airship Shape & … Continue reading

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LGBT Radio Interview

I have made of podcast of the segment about the history of LGBT radio in Bristol that I did on Ujima last week. Sadly I have to remove the music for podcasting, as I don’t have the necessary licenses, but … Continue reading

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December Fringe Podcasts

The podcasts from the December BristolCon Fringe event are now online. You can find them all at our Podbean account, but to save you clicking through, here they all are. The readers are Kevlin Henney, a flash fiction writer whom … Continue reading

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A Very Scary Christmas Gift

There’s no way of getting around this. Lots of people (including me) are releasing really cool books in time for the holidays. I’m just going to have to pimp them all. Sorry. First up is the latest in the Twelve … Continue reading

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Launching the Monkey

Yesterday a whole bunch of us converged upon Forbidden Planet in Bristol for the launch of Gareth L. Powell’s latest novel. Hive Monkey is the follow-up to the hugely successful Ack Ack Macaque. I know lots of people have been … Continue reading

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Brit & I Do T

One of the things that I did while I was in Brighton for World Fantasy was record a segment for Claire Parker’s Trans-themed radio show, Time 4 T. The idea was to talk about Trans people’s place in the SF&F … Continue reading

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Overlooked on the Aqueduct

The latest episode of the Coode Street Podcast sees our daring heroes, Gary and Jonathan, boldly going in search of the most overlooked books of 2013. Their starting point is at Aqueduct Press, and I’m delighted to report that I … Continue reading

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Nene Ormes Interview

As promised, I have another one of my Ujima radio interviews available as a podcast now. This one is with Nene Ormes, a Swedish writer whose work is not yet available in English (but I am hopeful). Topics addressed include: … Continue reading

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