Welcome back to the Rocket Talk podcast!
Justin is visited by authors Matt Wallace and Kameron Hurley. The trio discuss the current status of Southern California, professional wrestling, reality television, and Playboy‘s decision to nix nudity. They even manage to make it all relevant to genre publishing and their recent releases, Envy of Angels and Empire Ascendant, respectively.
Matt Wallace is a novelist and screenwriter. He used to be a professional wrestler and combat instructor. His debut novel, The Next Fix, came out in 2008. Since then he’s written other novels and novellas, his most recent of which is Envy of Angels from Tor.com Publishing. He co-hosts the Ditch Diggers Podcast.
Kameron Hurley is the author of The Mirror Empire and Empire Ascendant, the first two novels in the Worldbreaker Saga from Angry Robot Books. He previous novels God’s War, Infidel, and Rapture, earned her the Sydney J. Bounds Award for Best Newcomer and the Kitschy Award for Best Debut Novel. She is the winner of two Hugo Awards, and has been a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Nebula Award, Locus Award and the BSFA Award for Best Novel.
Rocket Talk Episode 67 (56:24):
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