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Storypunks Podcast

Jun 28, 2018

Author Nisi Shawl's novel Everfair posits, what if Belgian forces had not succeeded in colonizing the Congo?

And it's AWESOME!!

In this interview, Nisi shares her definitions and ideas around steampunk as well as AfroRetroFuturism, cyberpunk, solarpunk, and hopepunk. She pays a beautiful tribute to Ursula K. Le Guin,...

Jun 21, 2018

Ever thought to yourself, This short story could inspire its own musical album . . . , or, This visual art piece could become an awesome graphic novel . . . ?

That's what "transmedia storytelling" is all about, as LARP (Live Action Role Play) gamer Michael Rigg knows very well. He's turned his steampunk and alternate...

Jun 14, 2018

Lara Elena Donnelly has created a fascinating fictional world based on the art deco era of the 1930s, in her Amberlough Dossier series.

This vintage-glam spy thriller has been classified as decopunk, so in this interview we talk about the aesthetic, inspirations, themes, voice, diversity, and so much more, including...