Interviews & panels

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“Queers Destroy Science Fiction” with Seanan McGuire and Mark Oshiro

The Queers Destroy Science Fiction edition of Lightspeed Magazine is currently open on Kickstarter for financial contributions. Contributions’ terms and conditions are also listed on the kickstarter …

"Teaching computer games developers" with Jonathan Strugnell and Sebastian Perri

“Teaching computer games developers” with Jonathan Strugnell and Sebastian Perri

At PAX Australia 2014, the minion and Nalini talked to Sebastian Perri and Jonathan Strugnell. They taught computer games developers. This is that interview… AIE  …

Karen Miller

Karen Miller

Internationally bestselling author Karen Miller is currently writing her 22nd novel in the speculative fiction and epic historical fantasy genres. She’s written Star Wars and …

Alaina Huffman

Alaina Huffman

 Thanks to Armageddon Expo, I talked to Alaina Huffman, who has played Maureen Bowers on Painkiller Jane; Lieutenant Tamara Johansen on Stargate Universe; Dinah Lance/Black Canary …

Mira Furlan

Mira Furlan

 Mira Furlan played Delenn in Babylon 5 for which she was awarded the Sci-Fi Universe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Genre TV-series in …

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“Romancing the Reader”: Kate Cuthbert, Anne Gracie and Sarah Mayberry

Romancing the Reader Kate Cuthbert of Escape Publishing, the electronic arm of Harlequin here in Melbourne, invited authors Anne Gracie and Sarah Mayberry to join …

Jason Nahrung talks vampires

“Vampires then and now” with Jason Nahrung, Angela Slatter, CJ Dee and Liz Manthos

“We don’t need no edjucashun” sang Pink Floyd; sadly, on the topic of vampires, I can’t join the chorus. Authors Jason Nahrung and Angela Slatter …

Dr Anne Richards on dancing furiously (in the publishing industry)

Dr Anne Richards on dancing furiously (in the publishing industry)

Late in 2013, Dr Anne Richards, Adjunct Research Fellow at Griffiths University, delivered a keynote speech to the Small Press Network conference in Melbourne, titled …