251. Karen Lord (a.k.a. Captain Civilization) — The Galaxy Game (An Interview)

6 Feb

Scifi parkour, social strife, and psychic powers, oh my!  Karen Lord returns to the Skiffy and Fanty underground compound to discuss her newest novel, The Galaxy Game, the standalone sequel to The Best of All Possible Worlds.  We discuss writing the personal and the political, Karen’s worlds, bringing academic training to the book world, and the wicked cool game Lord created for her novel — and much more!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

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The Galaxy Game by Karen Lord

Here’s the episode (show notes are below):

Episode 251 — Download (MP3)

Show Notes:.

Our new intro music is “Time Flux” by Revolution Void (CC BY 3.0).

That’s all, folks!  Thanks for listening.  See you next week.


3 Responses to “251. Karen Lord (a.k.a. Captain Civilization) — The Galaxy Game (An Interview)”


  1. Recent Podcasting 2-10 | Blog, Jvstin Style - February 10, 2015

    […] On Skiffy and Fanty, my “home” podcast, Shaun, Julia and I talk to Karen Lord. […]

  2. Book Review: The Galaxy Game by Karen Lord | The Skiffy and Fanty Show - February 20, 2015

    […] of All Possible Worlds and the Galaxy Game may be interested in listening to Shaun, Julia and I’s interview with Karen Lord. She has also previously joined us on episodes of the podcast to discuss Caribbean SF as well […]

  3. THE GALAXY GAME, by Karen Lord | Reading 1000 Lives - March 23, 2015

    […] final point: in struggling to put my thoughts over this novel into words I did also listen to this fantastic, fascinating interview that Skiffy & Fanty did with Karen Lord on The Galaxy Game. Whether you to decide to read the […]

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