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Sisters of Sci-Fi

Episode 11- Carole McDonnell- Lingua France

This episode is filled with SPOILERS, since we give specifics throughout our discussion.

Kate Motzenbacker and I cover Lingua Franca by Carole McDonnell. If you haven’t read it can be found here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/12540512-lingua-franca

We were both adored this story, heart-wrenching though it was, and are hooked on Carole McDonnell’s gorgeous writing style.

Her website can be found here: http://carolemcdonnell.blogspot.com/p/about-me.html

Our next story will be The Blue Laboratory by L. T. Meade, which can be found in the collection The Dreaming Sex, edited by Mike Ashley. It is more than likely available at your local library, or can be purchased on Amazon.

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Episode 10: Christine Boylan, Gina Young, Nicole Sousa- Sci-Fi Theatre

A very special episode with not one but three guests: Christine Boylan, Gina Young, and Nicole Sousa talk with host L. Stephanie Tait about the production of their Sci-Fi Lesbian Rom-Com play, Meet Cute. There are spoilers as we discuss specifics about the play.

Christine Boylan’s Bespoke Plays: bespokeplays.com

Gina Young: ginayoung.com

Nicole Sousa’s Bride-Con series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxUhMzJGPrznqeAF6i_ikM8-YrUGweCfq

Our next story will be The Blue Laboratory by L. T. Meade, which can be found in the collection The Dreaming Sex, edited by Mike Ashley. It is more than likely available at your local library, or can be purchased on Amazon.

Sisters of Sci-Fi is available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, and through the RSS Feed!

Episode 9- Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain- The Sultana’s Dream

This episode is filled with SPOILERS, since we give specifics throughout our discussion.

Kate Motzenbacker and I cover The Sultana’s Dream by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain. Read More

Episode 8- Brianna da Silva, Females of Fantasy Podcast

This is a special two-episode crossover with Brianna de Silva from the Females in Fantasy Podcast. Originally this was part 1 of 2, but due to holiday season craziness, the first portion of this episode (to be published on the Females in Fantasy podcast) will be up December 21st. Read More

Episode 7- Pamela Sargent- Shore of Women

This episode is filled with SPOILERS, since we give specifics throughout our discussion.

Trigger warning for discussion of rape.

 

Melissa Selzer and I cover The Shore of Women by Pamela Sargent. If you haven’t read it, yet, it can more than likely be found at your local library, or can be purchased on Amazon.

An eBook version is also available in various places, including Kindle and iBooks.

We both enjoyed this book, overall, despite its glaring faults.

Our next story for Episode 9 (to be posted on Tuesday, January 8th) will be Sultana’s Dream by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain.

 

A pdf of the story, written in 1905, can be found here: http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/sultana/dream/dream.html

 

Sisters of Sci-Fi is available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, and through the RSS Feed!

 

Episode 6: Cat Rambo, Writer, Editor, President of SFWA

It was a huge honor to interview Cat Rambo, Science Fiction and Fantasy writer, editor, and current President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. We discussed her experience as a woman working within this genre.

TW- mention of rape being present in science fiction stories from minute 18:25 to 20:49. Read More

Episode 5: Sabrina Vourvoulias- Ink

This episode is filled with SPOILERS, since we give specifics throughout our discussion.

I am so sorry this episode is a week late- I was dealing with the aftermath of being so heavily involved in the midterms here in California.

Nadia Vazquez and I cover Ink by Sabrina Vourvoulias. Read More

Episode 4: Dr. Steffi Diem- Experiences of Women in STEM

TW: Discussion of sexual harassment in the workplace.

 

Dr. Diem approached me about having a discussion about some of the things she has encountered as a woman working in STEM a long time ago. We decided to record a “what would you have done” format for this topic. Read More

Episode 3: Becky Chambers- The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet

This episode is filled with SPOILERS, since we give specifics throughout our discussion.

Dr. Steffi Diem and I cover The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers. Read More

Episode 2: Kitty Swink- Actor, Producer

The second episode of each month will feature a woman somehow involved in science fiction (writing, directing, makeup design, etc.) or STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math). It is a fun way to get to know the women who are active within the genre.

This month my guest is Kitty Swink, known by sci-fi fans for her work on various science fiction tv productions Read More