The Sofanauts

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The Sofanauts will spotlight one guest at a time, and these guests will hail from all sides of the science fiction, fantasy, and horror fields, and even further beyond the scope of genre fiction itself.a

David A Kirby Dec. 10, 2011

This week's guest is David A Kirby, a lecturer in Science Communication Studies at The University of Manchester. He has a great new book out called Lab Coats In Hollywood, a fascinating look at the relationship between Hollywood and the scientists.

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Stefan Rudnicki Nov. 20, 2011
This week's guest is undoubtedly one of the top narrators working today, Stefan Rudnicki. He has worked on such narrations as Orson Scott Card's Enders Game and now has teamed up with the quite brilliant Lightspeed Magazine.
Dee Cunniffe Nov. 12, 2011
This week my guest is my very fine friend Dee Cunniffe. Dee is someone who has helped in many ways keep StarShipSofa new and exciting for me. He is also one of the best art designers I know.
Lavie Tidhar Nov. 6, 2011
My guest this week is the fascinating and multi-talented genre writer Lavie Tidhar. His new book out is Osama.
Ann and Jeff VanderMeer Oct. 30, 2011
This week my guest are Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer. On 31st October they put out what is probably the most definitive collection of weird and strange tales in the stunning new anthology The Weird. Join me as I discover just how big a project thi...
Larry Santoro Oct. 23, 2011
This week my guest is the amazing writer of all things dark Larry Santoro. Larry has a new short story collection out called Drink For The Thirst To Come.
Ditte Jensen Oct. 16, 2011
Ditte Jensen works for the Fantask, the oldest comic and science fiction book store in the world.
Elizabeth Ann Hull Oct. 9, 2011
This week my guest is Elizabeth Ann Hull, an American academic, political activist and science fiction expert plus she's also married to someone you might know.
Paul Cornell Oct. 2, 2011
This week I interview a very talented writer. Paul Cornell has worked in many areas in the genre field, including some quite far removed from the zap guns and spaceships but one thing is certain - he's a great writer.
John Jarrold Sept. 25, 2011
My guest this week is John Jarrold - a literary agent for more than forty genre authors. John Jarrold is at the heart of what makes a great SF, Fantasy or Horror writer.
Bruce Bethke Cyberpunk Sept. 12, 2011
To kick off the relaunch of the Sofanauts podcast I interview a very special guest. In 1980 Bruce Bethke wrote a short story that would give a name to a whole new genre movement in science fiction and pull together writers like Bruce Sterling,
Allen Steele Sept. 3, 2011
Join Tony C Smith as he talks to the 2011 Hugo winning author Allen Steele.
This is the Tad Williams interview I record to accompany StarShipSofa Show No 164 where we play Tad’s short story The Tenth Muse along with all the other fact articles and stories. I encourage you all to listen to that show: StarShipSofa No 164 Tad Williams. But if you just …
This is the Tad Williams interview I record to accompany StarShipSofa Show No 164 where we play Tad's short story The Tenth Muse along with all the other fact articles and stories. I encourage you all to listen to that show: StarShipSofa No 164 Tad Wil...
The Sofanauts No 37 Sept. 24, 2010
http://sofanauts.com/sofanauts/the-sofanauts-no-37
The Sofanauts No 37 Sept. 24, 2010
http://sofanauts.com/original-podcast/the-sofanauts-no-37
The Sofanauts No 36 June 15, 2010
Guests this week: John Joseph Adams Douglas Cohen Topics Covered this week: Lightspeed Magazine Realms of Fantasy
The Sofanauts No 36 June 15, 2010
Guests this week: John Joseph Adams Douglas Cohen Topics Covered this week: Lightspeed Magazine Realms of Fantasy
The Sofanauts No 35 May 24, 2010
Guest this week: Peter Watts Topics Covered this week: Peter Watts!
The Sofanauts No 35 May 24, 2010
Guest this week: Peter Watts Topics Covered this week: Peter Watts!