This episode brought to you by the Hugo-Award winning magazine Electric Velocipede. Electric Velocipede has been publishing genre-bending fiction since 2001. If you’re looking for something a little different, this is the place. Catherynne M. Valente, Jeffrey Ford, Rachel Swirsky, Jeff VanderMeer, Damien Walters Grintalis, Jay Lake, and Aliette de Bodard have all been here, why haven’t you? And now the magazine is available for free online. So you really have nothing to lose!
Check out Electric Velocipede, and tell them AISFP sent you. Oh, and listen to Episode 77, too.
James Enge joins us to discuss Jack Vance, writing political fiction without pushing political agendas, how his University colleagues view his novels, writing “Philosophical romance shot through with elements of horror and morbidity,” the potentially negative impact of higher education on imagination, writing for popular appeal and much more.