Category Archives: Podcasts

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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Stephanie Saulter Interview

The Listen Again feature on Ujima drops shows after a few weeks and now that I am aware of that I have been saving the audio files so that I can make them available again as podcasts. Also I edit … Continue reading

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Get Distances

The latest issue of the brilliant SF Crossing the Gulf podcast features “Single Bit Error” by Ken Liu, and “Distances” by Vandana Singh. Karen and Karen rave enthusiastically about how much they enjoyed Singh’s novella, and it so happens that … Continue reading

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New Podcast Channel

Because the podcasts I do about gender issues are likely to have well short of 100% overlap in audience with my SF&F podcasts, I have decided to create a separate podcast channel for them. It is called Neither Simple Nor … Continue reading

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BristolCon Fringe Readings

Amongst the things I managed to get done today was editing the audio from the first BristolCon Fringe Reading event. The two podcasts are available below. The readers are Myfanwy Rodman and Gareth L. Powell. I host the event. As … Continue reading

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New SF in SF Reading

I’ve just uploaded the third of the June 2013 readings from SF in SF. It features Cassie Alexander reading from her novel, Shapeshifted. Here’s the podcast:

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SF in SF – Heather McDougal

While we are on the subject of readings and podcasts, here is part 2 of the June SF in SF event, featuring Heather McDougal reading from her novel, Songs for a Machine Age.

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SF in SF Podcasts

One of the things that I do in my copious spare time (ha!) is maintain the website for the SF in SF readings. I’m happy to help out and keep a connection to the Bay Area, and they have some … Continue reading

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Podcast Recommendation – Tea and Jeopardy

Yes, I know, I have enough podcasts to listen to already. But there’s no harm in trying another one, is there? You know, just in case… Actually I have been meaning to try this one for some time. Having had … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Art of Forgetting: Rider

That other Kristell Ink book that I mentioned is, of course, The Art of Forgetting: Rider by Joanne Hall. Jo is someone I have come to know and admire over the years of working on BristolCon, and that makes reviewing … Continue reading

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Coode Street, Adventure Rocketship, Translations and Gatekeepers

The latest episode of the Coode Street Podcast includes some discussion of political science fiction. Along the way Jonathan makes mention of Adventure Rocketship #1, which he says has some “really strong stories” in it. He singles out Tim Maughan’s … Continue reading

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