AISFP 171 — Sharon Lee and Steve Miller

Dragon Ship (150x150)

Sharon Lee and Steve Miller chatted with Brent at ConQuest. They discuss recent, big news that all 15 books in the Liaden Universe® will be released at Audible, other upcoming projects — including more Liaden books — and boxed wine.

AISFP 115 – Ferrett Steinmetz


Ferrett Steinmetz, up for the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer, chats about what it takes to write a great short story (the guy should know, he’s s slush editor for Apex Magazine), Clarion, blogging, and overcoming challenges.

AISFP 59 – Clarion Graduates


In our final Clarion special show, I join the workshop graduates to see what they will take away from their experience and what advice they have for next year’s class.

AISFP 58 – Nalo Hopkinson and Geoff Ryman


In our last episode with the instructors of Clarion, Nalo Hopkinson and Geoff Ryman discuss how San Diego has changed the culture of Clarion, issues of race in SF, the birth of Mundane Science Fiction, and much more.

AISFP 57 – Neil Gaiman


Neil Gaiman joins us to discuss his first teaching experience at Clarion. He also talks about why he has resisted teaching, The Graveyard Book, judging the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and his love for radio plays.

AISFP 56 – Mary Anne Mohanraj

Bodies in Motion

Mary Anne Mohanraj joins us in our third Clarion special show to discuss MFA work, writing grants, how to write the Other, Strange Horizons, and more. Then we present the first Publishing Key in our contest, and Tobias S. Buckell addresses POV in Ask a Writer.

AISFP 55 – James Patrick Kelly and Matthew Wayne Selznick


In our second Clarion episode, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author James Patrick Kelly joins us to discuss teaching, the importance of podcasting, writing for, and his new short story collection. Also, Matthew Wanye Selznick emerges Out of the Slush to share the success of his first book deal.

AISFP 54 – Kelly Link and Lou Anders


In our first Clarion special show, Kelly Link joins us to discuss workshops, MFA programs, writing short fiction, and more. Then Lou Anders of Pyr SF stops by to analyze the purpose of cover art.