On this episode of The Writer and the Critic your hosts, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond, begin with a brief chat about the recent Continuum 13 convention and highly recommend their listeners check out the fabulous Guest of Honour speeches which are now available for viewing online:
They then move on to discuss the two featured books for this month: Hurricane Heels by Isabel Yap [7:10] and Lauriat: A Filipino-Chinese Speculative Fiction Anthology edited by Charles Tan [41:40].
Listeners might also like to read the following related articles/interviews:
- Hurricane Heels: How It Happened by Isabel Yap
- Diversity Beyond Borders: A Conversation with Charles Tan
If you’ve skipped ahead to avoid spoilers, please come back at 1:27:45 for final remarks. Also, the annual Patron’s Choice episode is coming up in a couple of months, so please check out the Patreon website to see if you are eligible to nominate books for The Writer and the Critic to discuss. Next month, Kirstyn and Ian will be looking at two Finnish novels:
Read ahead and join in the spoilerific fun!