Join host Adrian M. Gibson and author Jonathan Nevair for a chat about his new book Stellar Instinct, his art history and academic backgrounds, secondary worlds and space opera, hopeful science fiction, writing thrillers, James Bond and secret agents, compelling villains, pacing, action and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author Aliette de Bodard for a chat about her new book The Red Scholar’s Wake, books in translation, Vietnamese history and language, her Universe of Xuya series, worldbuilding, childbirth, sentient spaceships, sapphic romance, family, food as memory and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author and editor Lavie Tidhar for a chat about his new releases Neom and The Best of World SF Vol. 2, growing up in Israel, writing about the Middle East, international sci-fi, tackling challenging themes with humor, robots and Asimov’s ‘Three Laws of Robotics’, L. Ron Hubbard, messiahs and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author Mary Robinette Kowal for a chat about her new novel The Spare Man, her Glamourist Histories and The Lady Astronaut series, the modern space race, building off of Dashiell Hammett’s book The Thin Man (and its movie adaptations), what makes a good mystery, committed couples, compelling characters, dogs, puppeteering and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and self-pub author Luke Tarzian for a chat about his new novelette A Cup of Tea at the Mouth of Hell, Luke’s art background and book/cover design work, mental health and grief, the self-publishing community, balancing satire and emotion, writing as therapy and much more. Of course, as is always the case with Luke, things get pretty naughty by the end.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and authors/SPSFC creators Hugh Howey and Duncan Swan, along with SPSFC 1 finalists Patrice Fitzgerald, T. A. Bruno, Cameron Coral, G. M. Nair, Ben Roberts, Jack Lyster and KT Belt, for a chat about the first year of the competition, lessons learned and how they’ll apply that to SPSFC 2, book pitches from the finalists, thoughts on the self-published sci-fi community, advice for future entrants and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and bestselling author Claire North for a chat about her new book Ithaca, her young career beginnings, pen names and passing on your creativity to readers, the power of stories, history, mythology, badass women wielding weapons and much more. And, of course, writing a story about Ithaca, you may wonder, has Claire ever visited the island of Ithaca?
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and speculative fiction author Victor Manibo for a chat about his debut novel The Sleepless, hyperinsomnia as a story concept, his law career, writing a queer Filipino protagonist, capitalism, pharmaceutical companies, corporate media, pandemics, hopes for the future of humanity and much more. They also touch on the inevitable question: would Victor choose to be sleepless?
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author Tasha Suri for a chat about her love of history, the importance of research in worldbuilding (and when to ignore it), writing as part of the South Asian diaspora, sapphic romances, magic systems, her new book The Oleander Sword and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author Sam J. Miller for a chat about community and the Clarion workshop, tattoos, queer history, genre-bending, comparing narrative forms (novel, novella, short story, etc.) to dating and relationships, his new releases Boys, Beasts & Men and Kid Wolf & Kraken Boy and much more.
Join FanFiAddict’s Frasier Armitage and Chris Porter and Jenny Curtis, creators and directors of the sci-fi audiodrama SOLAR starring Stephanie Beatriz, Helen Hunt, Alan Cumming and Jonathan Bangs,for a chat about their hit new show. They delve into the inspiration behind and creation of the audiodrama, the recording process and working with the voice actors, the importance of music and audio design and much more.
Join FanFiAddict’s Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author Becky Chambers for a chat about fictional comfort foods, her journey writing the Wayfarers series, transitioning to the Monk & Robot novellas, tea, video games, hopeful science fiction and much more.