8pm Thursday 11th March 2021
Marking International Women’s Day the science fictional way. And launching the pilot issue of Shoreline of Infinity Monthly.
Host: Laura Lam
Music: Kirsty Heggie
Normal price: £5.00
Originally from sunny California, Laura Lam now lives in cloudy Scotland. Lam is a Sunday Times Bestselling author whose work includes the near-future space thriller, Goldilocks, feminist space opera Seven Devils (co-written with Elizabeth May), BBC Radio 2 Book Club section False Hearts, the companion novel Shattered Minds, and the award-winning Micah Grey series: Pantomime, Shadowplay, and Masquerade. Lam’s short fiction and essays have appeared in anthologies such as Nasty Women, Solaris Rising 3, Cranky Ladies of History, Scotland in Space, and more. Lam’s romance alter ego is Laura Ambrose.
Lam lectures part-time at Edinburgh Napier University on the Creative Writing MA.
Bo Balder is the first Dutch author to have been published in F&SF, Clarkesworld, Analog and other places. Her sf novel The Wan was published by Pink Narcissus Press.
Caroline Hardaker lives in Newcastle amongst a forest of houseplants. Her debut chapbook Bone Ovation was published by Valley Press in 2017, and her first full collection Little Quakes Every Day was published in 2020. Her debut novel Composite Creatures will be published in April 2021 by Angry Robot.
T.D. Walker is the author of the poetry collections Maps of a Hollowed World (Another New Calligraphy 2020) and Small Waiting Objects (CW Books 2019). Her science fiction poems and stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, The Cascadia Subduction Zone, Apricity, Web Conjunctions, Luna Station Quarterly, and elsewhere. She curates and hosts Short Waves / Short Poems, a program that features voices of poets over shortwave radio. Find out more at tdwalker.net.
Laura Watts is an author, poet, and ethnographer of futures based in Orkney, Scotland. Her latest book, Energy at the end of the World (MIT Press), is part popular science part rural fantasy, and was Longlisted for the Highland Book Prize and Shortlisted for Saltire Research Book of the Year.