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Archive for November, 2011

Roundtable: Genre Accessibility

A question came up: Has contemporary science fiction become too self-absorbed, or does it still have the capacity to cross over to a mass audience? If so, who are the authors and books that have managed to do so? And who do the folks in our Roundtable discussion group think are likely candidate to break […]

Daryl Gregory and Mark Teppo in Conversation

In the second podcast I recorded at the World Fantasy Convention in San Diego, I sat down with Daryl Gregory (Pandemonium, Raising Stony Mayhall, and recent collection Unpossible and Other Stories) and Mark Teppo (Lightbreaker, Heartland). As Daryl is involved with writing comic books and Mark is the creative director of the group that is […]

Roundtable: Formative Reading Experiences (Part II)

Karen Burnham Continuing the discussion from Part I (before it off-roaded into Lovecraft-children’s-pastiche territory…) As always, this discussion is broken up into multiple pages for ease of reading. If you’d like to read it all on a single page, select ‘View All’ from the drop down menu above. If you don’t see the drop down […]

Roundtable: Formative Reading Experiences (Part I)

Karen Burnham We’ve gotten some very good comments on the Roundtable discussion on teaching reading in high school. One issue that’s come up is the division of responsibility between parents and teachers. Everyone on this list is obviously a life-long reader, and I was wondering what your parents’ attitudes towards reading was? For those of […]

Nalo Hopkinson and Karen Lord in Conversation

This is the first of the podcasts I was able to record on location at the World Fantasy Convention in San Diego, California. World Fantasy Award-winning Nalo Hopkinson and World Fantasy Award-nominated Karen Lord sit down to talk about Caribbean folklore, H. P. Lovecraft, OCD vampires, and much else. This podcast has two master story-tellers […]

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