Midnight in Karachi Podcast

Midnight in Karachi Episode 25: N.K. Jemisin

Welcome back to Midnight in Karachi, a weekly podcast about writers, publishers, editors, illustrators, their books and the worlds they create, hosted by Mahvesh Murad.

This week writer N.K. Jemisin joins the podcast to talk about ancient epics, having her first book rejected for not having a white cast of characters, the anger that fueled her other work, and why her work should not be considered “groundbreaking.” Jemisin is the writer of The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms and The Broken Earth series—book one, The Fifth Season, is available now from Orbit.

Midnight in Karachi, Episode 25 (39:59)

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