ReaderCon Wold Newton Reading Video

At ReaderCon one weekend ago, I hosted my second Wold Newton ReaderCon special, with readings by a number of fine writers, namely:
Jeff VanderMeer
Veronica Schanoes
Jaym Gates
Daniel Jose Older
Jo Walton
Matt Kressel

Music was provided by Brian Francis Slattery and his amazing band!

Unfortunately, I forgot to turn on the camera until the first reading had begun so you miss the first little bit of Jeff VanderMeer explaining what he's reading, and my ridiculous silliness while dressed up as the Doctor. But here's the rest of the video of the whole event:

Jeff VanderMeer: The Wet Asphalt Interview

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This past weekend I interviewed Jeff VanderMeer during his national book tour. He is a writer known for fusing Post-Modern literary sensibilities with fantasy and genre tropes. His most recent books are the fantasy noir Finch and Booklife: Strategies and Survival Tips for the 21st Century Writer.

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The interview has been broken down into four parts.

Note: In this portion of the interview I refer to the "grey caps", a non-human species in the Ambergris books (City of Saints and Madmen, Shriek: An Afterword and Finch), as "a kind of intelligent fungus". VanderMeer told me later this was not exactly right, they are not fungus but some other sort of non-human creatures.

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