297. Wonder Tales w/ Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone, and Usman Malik (at ICFA)

16 May

World wonders, literary influences, and terminology debates, oh my!  Live at ICFA, we’re joined by Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone, and Usman Malik to discuss wonder tales.  We explore what wonder tales means, how wonder tales are a global phenomenon, the influence of global genre literature, and much more!

We hope you enjoy the episode!

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

Episode 297 — Download (MP3)

Show Notes:

This episode also features an ad spot for Mike Underwood’s Genrenauts Kickstarter!  Make sure to support his project!

Our new intro music comes “Nocturnia” by Psychadelik Pedestrian (CC BY 3.0), which has been slightly modified to include sound effects and for length purposes.

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


2 Responses to “297. Wonder Tales w/ Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone, and Usman Malik (at ICFA)”


  1. » Craft Sequence on Sale and Other New Developments! max gladstone - May 19, 2016

    […] the mood for more fun listening?  The Skiffy and Fanty Show’s Wonder Tales episode features Amal El-Mohtar, Usman Malik, and yours truly discussing Wonder Tales, which were the […]

  2. PodCasts: Recent Appearances | Amal El-Mohtar - June 14, 2016

    […] The Skiffy & Fanty Show episode 297:  In which Usman T. Malik, Max Gladstone and I discuss the category, context and content of Wonder Tales at ICFA 2016, guided by Julia Rios and Shaun Duke. This was a fantastic, sprawling, in-depth discussion, precisely what I wish all panels could be at cons — and while Max and I kept things civil and didn’t cross swords again, the recording did immediately precede the documentation of some Nebula Battle Tableaux with Sam J. Miller and Alyssa Wong. […]

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