Category Archives: Podcasts

Trans Pride Podcasts

The last of the broadcast material from my Trans Pride coverage aired last Thursday so I am free to podcast the full, unedited version. This has the full interviews with Fox & Lewis, with Nicole Gibson, and with Bethany Black. … Continue reading

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Kathryn Allan – Accessing the Future

Yesterday I recorded an interview with Kathryn Allan, who is co-editing the Accessing the Future anthology with Djibril al-Ayad of The Future Fire. The anthology will focus on themes of disability in science fiction. We also talk about how Kathryn … Continue reading

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July Fringe Readings

The podcasts for the July BristolCon Fringe events are now available. First up we have YA author, Andy Goodman. Andy writes mainly for boys, and we’ll come back to the issue of gendered marketing during the Q&A. His reading is … Continue reading

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America, Meet Tigerman

Nick Harkaway’s brilliant novel, Tigerman, launches in the USA today. Nick talks about it on John Scalzi’s Big Idea here. And if you want to know more you can listen to the interview I did with Nick for Ujima Radio. … Continue reading

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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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