Welcome back to the Rocket Talk podcast!
Charlie Jane Anders visits the show this week, talking about her new novel All the Birds in the Sky. The conversation covers her ideas about the intersection of literary and genre fiction, her fascination with time, and whether or not she’ll listen to Hamilton before seeing it live. The two also discuss Anders’ long running Writers With Drinks series in San Francisco, among other things.
Charlie Jane Anders is an author and blogger, with hundreds of bylines. Her non-fiction has appeared in Salon, The Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Mother Jones, the San Francisco Chronicle, and io9, where she works as Editor in Chief. Her newest novel, All the Birds in the Sky, is available from Tor Books—you can read the first four chapters, starting here with chapter one. Her 2011 novelette “Six Months, Three Days” won the 2012 Hugo and was nominated for the Nebula and Theodore Sturgeon Awards.
Rocket Talk Episode 74 (37:36)
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