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Louis Greenberg

Series featuring Louis Greenberg

  • Narrative Futures
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Episode 7 - National myth: Rewriting America and China Ken Liu discusses the power of myth in the construction of national narratives and the revisionist work that epic fantasy can do to rewrite them, drawing on the weight of time as omnipresent to narrative intent. Ken Liu, Chelsea Haith, Louis Greenberg 23 Nov 2020
2 Episode 6 - Climate fiction: Content dictates form EJ Swift describes her deep time speculative approach to climate fiction and the effect of content on form in speculative nested or fragmented narratives. EJ Swift, Chelsea Haith, Louis Greenberg 19 Nov 2020
3 Episode 5 - Kitschies, indies, and ads: Juggling narrative forms Jared Shurin explores his wide-ranging interests from anthologising speculative shorts to the Kitschies Awards to ethical advertising for revisioning global narratives. Jaren Shurin, Chelsea Haith, Louis Greenberg 12 Nov 2020
4 Episode 4: Short stories are short: Edit for meaning Mahvesh Murad discusses the work of curating and editing anthologies of speculative short fiction, ethically, refusing the word 'diversity' for doing too little, too late. Mahvesh Murad, Chelsea Haith, Louis Greenberg 05 Nov 2020
5 Episode 3 - People like me: Speculation in Pakistan Sami Shah ranges over his radio, comedy and burgeoning literary career, and describes how he has to write himself into the speculative fiction space. Sami Shah, Chelsea Haith, Louis Greenberg 23 Oct 2020
6 Episode 1 - Pandemic writing: How close is too close? Lauren Beukes discusses the proximity of her recent novel Afterland to the current pandemic and how collective action and art are the only way through these difficult times. Lauren Beukes, Chelsea Haith, Louis Greenberg 14 Oct 2020
7 Narrative Futures Coming Soon The trailer for the Narrative Futures podcast, devised and produced by Chelsea Haith, featuring interviews with eight authors and editors, and writing prompts by Louis Greenberg. Chelsea Haith, Lauren Beukes, Mohale Mashigo, Sami Shah 28 Sep 2020