Category Archives: Podcasts

November Fringe – Tom Parker & Lucy Hounsom

The podcasts from the November meeting of BristolCon Fringe are now available online. Here they are. First up is Tom Parker, ably deputizing for poor Stephanie Burgis who had been kidnapped by publishers bearing cake. Tom read us a couple … Continue reading

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2015 Stats

Somewhat depressingly, it continues to be the case that I get most views here when I have a rant about something. That generally means Puppies or a trans rights posts. Here are the top five most viewed posts from 2015. … Continue reading

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August BristolCon Fringe Podcasts

Oh my, I have got so far behind with these. Sorry folks. Editing audio is a very time-consuming business. Thankfully with the year winding down to a close I have been able to make a start on catching up. The … Continue reading

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Planetfall Drops

Talking of Planetfall, it is officially published today. I’m hoping that Forbidden Planet Bristol will have copies tomorrow as I’m in town to do the radio show. If you haven’t got the message about this book yet, why not listen … Continue reading

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Serah Eley on StarShipSofa

The latest edition of the StarShipSofa podcast includes an interview with a trans woman, Serah Eley. Tony Smith kindly gave me a preview of this one and I found it fascinating. Unlike me, Serah came into her understanding of her … Continue reading

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Sarah Savage Interview

Last night in Brighton Sarah Savage and Fox Fisher had a launch party for the book that they have written. Are You A Boy Or Are You A Girl tells the story of Tiny, a child whose family has moved … Continue reading

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May Fringe Podcasts

Got there at last. The podcasts for the May BristolCon Fringe meeting are finally available online. First up was Sophie E Tallis who is an excellent illustrator as well as a great writer. If any fantasy writers out there are … Continue reading

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Coode Street at Archipelacon

While I was at Archipelacon I was invited to take part in a recording of the Coode Street Podcast. Gary Wolfe was a Guest of Honor at the convention, and he wanted to do a podcast with fellow GoH, Karin … Continue reading

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BristolCon Fringe – The April Open Mic Evening

I have just uploaded the podcasts for the April BristolCon Fringe (yes, yes, I know it is late May). This was an open mic session, so we have lots of different people for you. I MC’d the event, and also … Continue reading

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March Fringe – Chris Cutting & Paul Cornell

I have just uploaded the audio from the March BristolCon Fringe events. I suspect that this will provide our most listened to podcasts yet, by a long chalk. We start out with Chris Cutting, who does more theatre than prose … Continue reading

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Juliet Interviewed

A little bit of Wizard’s Tower news. The fabulous Juliet E. McKenna has been interviewed by The Skiffy and Fanty Show. According to the blurb she talks about, “her work, politics and their influence, her experience with historical research, and … Continue reading

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Last Day for GlitterShip Kickstarter

We are fast approaching the final day for Keffy Kehrli’s Kickstarter campaign for GlitterShip, the LGBT SF&F fiction podcast. Keffy has easily smashed his initial funding targets, and as a consequence episodes will be 4 per month rather than 2 … Continue reading

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February Fringe

March has been a bit of a blur, but I have finally got the February recordings from BristolCon Fringe online. First up we have John Hawkes-Reed, who treats us to another tale about steam-powered, programmable war elephants. Well, part of … Continue reading

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Launching the GlitterShip

Here’s another Kickstarter project that I have backed recently. GlitterShip is a science fiction and fantasy podcast series that will focus solely on stories with an LGBTQ theme. It will be produced by the very splendid Keffy Kehrli. The campaign … Continue reading

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BristolCon Fringe – Emma & Pete Newman

I have another set of BristolCon Fringe podcasts uploaded for you. Both readings are from forthcoming books, so this is an ideal opportunity to try before you buy. First up we have Pete Newman reading from The Vagrant, forthcoming in … Continue reading

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A Cable Round Table

A while back I participated in a round table discussion on the subject of violence against women for the local newspaper, The Bristol Cable. The results of that have finally gone online (and I understand that there is something in … Continue reading

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The Powell Brothers Do Fringe

I have been very remiss about posting BristolCon Fringe podcasts over the past few months. First there was Worldcon and Eurocon, then my mum being ill, then BristolCon itself, and soon after Christmas. It was not a good time. But … Continue reading

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New Writing

Last night (UK time) a new ebook appeared on the Twelfth Planet Press website. It is the Galactic Suburbia Scrapbook, which advertises itself as containing, “some of the highlights of 4 years and 100 episodes of Alex, Alisa and Tansy … Continue reading

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Promoting Afrofuturist Writers

With a film on black science fiction writers due up on Wednesday, I was keen to do as much as I could to promote all of my fabulous friends. And as I have a whole pile of interviews with black … Continue reading

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New Salon Futura Interview – Rhonda Garcia

In the spirit of the Afrofuturism season at The Watershed, I have busied myself to finish editing the full version of my Ujima Radio interview with Rhonda Garcia. She’s a writer from Trinidad whose debut novel, Lex Talionis, is available … Continue reading

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