Month: April 2020

Episode 370 – Alta L Price

Virtual Memories Show 370: Alta L. Price “Books were my first drug.” Translator Alta L. Price joins the show to talk about co-curating the 2020 (now 2021) edition of Festival Neue Literatur with Tess Lewis. We talk about the bureaucratic snafu that led her into a life of translation, how she fights the urge to…

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Episode 369 – Matt Ruff

Virtual Memories Show 369: Matt Ruff Author Matt Ruff checks in from Seattle and we talk about his brand-new novel, 88 Names. We get into what gaming and the internet reveal about human character(s), how he handles VR nausea and whether VR measures up to what Neuromancer semisorta promised us, the pros and cons of…

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Episode 368 – Tess Lewis

Virtual Memories Show 368: Tess Lewis “Oblivion works its way through the world.” Translator Tess Lewis joins the show to talk about co-curating the 2020 (now 2021) edition of Festival Neue Literatur, why editing a bad translation is much tougher than just translating it yourself, the book she’s proudest of translating (Maja Haderlap’s Angel of…

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