John Clute

Episode 249 – The Guest List 2017

Virtual Memories Show: The Guest List 2017 It’s time for our year-end Virtual Memories Show tradition: The Guest List! I reached out to 2017’s pod-guests and asked them about the favorite book(s) they read in the past year, as well as the books or authors they’re hoping to read in 2018! Three dozen responded with a dizzying array…

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Episode 235 – Liz Hand and John Clute

Virtual Memories Show 235: Liz Hand and John Clute “I think of a collector as a gardener, rather than someone who just buys books. Like gardeners, they do a lot of murdering. They cull books.” It’s another Readercon episode! First, Liz Hand rejoins the show for a little conversation about what she’s been reading lately…

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Episode 145 – Kathe Koja and John Clute

Virtual Memories Show #145: Kathe Koja and John Clute “I started writing stories as soon as I knew what stories were. I taught myself to type when I was 8 years old, because I couldn’t type fast enough.” Novelist and immersive theater director Kathe Koja joins the show to talk about her new novel, The…

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Podcast 131 – Ever After

Virtual Memories Show #131: John Clute – Ever After “In Fantastika, the metaphor tends to move to the literal. In a naturalistic novel, the literal tends to move into a metaphor.” John Clute, winner of multiple Hugo Awards and World Fantasy Awards, joins the show to talk about the history of science fiction, its market-based…

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