Lg2S #2 - Camp on Speculative Fiction

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  • Song Name: Lg2S-02-Camp_on_Speculative_Fiction
  • Artist: AK5A
  • Album: Let's go to Space
  • Year: 2014

Today Michael Thomas talks with Bryan camp about speculative fiction, its relationship to its pulp origins, its distinction from contemporary realism, and it’s possibilities for prompting new understanding. See the show notes for works cited in the episode.

Bryan is a graduate of the Clarion West writing workshop, holds and MFA from the University of New Orleans and currently writes and teaches in New Orleans.

Works Cited:

- Doctorow, Cory. Little Brother. 1st Tor Teen, ed, 2010.
- Doctorow, Cory. Homeland. Tor Teen, 2013.
- Heinlein, Robert A. I Will Fear No Evil. Ace, 1987.
- Heinlein, Robert A. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. 1st Orb Books ed, 1997.
- Heinlein, Robert A. Stranger in a Strange Land. Berkley, 1972.
- Mieville, China. The City and the City. Del Rey Reprint ed, 2010.
- Mieville, China. Embassytown. Del Rey, 2012.
- Shakespeare, William. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. MIT, 1993.