Episode 45 of my science fiction podcast is now up at io9. In this show we interview Jim Butcher, author of The Dresden Files and The Codex Alera. Then stick around after the interview as John and I discuss folks picking on geeks.
My short story “The Trial of Thomas Jefferson” was just released as a full-cast audio production on the Journey Into… podcast. This story, which I wrote as a teenager, originally appeared in the July/August 2003 issue of Cicada magazine. Also watch for my story “Red Road” in an upcoming episode of Journey Into…, starring me as a talking mouse.
Episode 44 of my science fiction podcast is now up at io9. In this episode we interview Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse series, basis for the hit HBO series True Blood. Then stick around after the interview as John and I discuss other recent TV series adapted from books, including Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, and Dexter.
Episode 43 of my science fiction podcast is now up at io9. In this show we interview fantasy author China Miéville about Dungeons & Dragons, international relations, and his new science fiction novel Embassytown. Then stick around after the interview as John and I discuss China Miéville and the New Weird.
I’m called in as a science fiction expert in Episode 108 of Read It and Weep, a podcast that reviews terrible books, movies, and TV shows.
Very sad day. Heard from grandma that my cat Kzin has died while I was away in California. I’ve had her since I was 17.
Here’s the nifty layout for my story “The Skull-Faced Boy” in the upcoming anthology Z: Zombie Stories.
Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy made a respectable showing in the Hugo Awards this year with 13 nominations. 35 would have put us on the final ballot. Remember that podcasts are eligible for the Hugos in the “Best Related Work” category, so be sure to nominate all your favorite podcasts next year.
Here are some photos from the wedding of John Joseph Adams and Christie Yant. (George R. R. Martin had his wedding ceremony in the same venue a few hours later.)
Here are a few photos from Worldcon. Thanks to Chris Cevasco for snapping these.
So I just looked up the hotel I’ll be staying at for Worldcon and, um, holy crap. Looks pretty nice. I’ll be there Thursday through Sunday. If you see me there say hi.
Here’s the illustration by Charles Vess that will accompany my story “Three Deaths” in the upcoming anthology Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom. Vess is a legendary fantasy illustrator (for example, he collaborated with Neil Gaiman on Stardust), so it’s very exciting to have him do a piece for one of my stories.
Here’s the cover of Z: Zombie Stories, a YA anthology from Night Shade Books that includes my story “The Skull-Faced Boy.” And look, I even made the cover!
Episode 41 of my science fiction podcast is now up at io9. In this show we interview Daniel H. Wilson about his new novel Robopocalypse, which is currently being adapted for film, with Steven Spielberg slated to direct. Then stick around after the interview as John and I discuss the Terminator movies.
Here are some photos from the past week:
Barnes & Noble reading with Ellen Kushner and Tamora Pierce
Reading my short story “Three Deaths” at Confluence
Acting as MC for the Alpha student readings at Confluence
My story “Three Deaths” (which will be appearing in the upcoming anthology Under the Moons of Mars from Simon & Schuster) is set in the same universe as this movie:
Here’s the cover for the upcoming John Joseph Adams anthology Under the Moons of Mars: New Adventures on Barsoom, which includes my short story “Three Deaths.” All the stories in the book are illustrated — mine by Charles Vess!