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Galactic Suburbia Episode 156 Show Notes

In which Tansy and Alex share a culturepalooza — witches, spies, hockey romance and magical secret agents!

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@GailSimone asking for recommendations of books/comics by POC, LBGTQ or other marginalised creative teams.

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alex: The Shepherd’s Crown, Terry Pratchett;
Tansy: Her Every Wish, Courtney Milan;
Alex: The Song From Somewhere Else, AF Harrold;
Tansy: Mockingbird,
Alex: Long Hidden anthology, Rose Fox and Daniel Jose Older;
Tansy: Sarina Bowen The Ivy Years: The Year We Fell Down, The Year We Hid Away, The Understatement of the Year;
Alex: Agents of Dreamland, Caitlin R Kiernan;
Tansy: The Hamilton Mixtape,
Alex: Imprudence, Gail Carriger
Tansy: The Miraculous Ladybug

Please send feedback to us at galacticsuburbia@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter at @galacticsuburbs, check out Galactic Suburbia Podcast on Facebook, support us at Patreon and don’t forget to leave a review on iTunes if you love us!

Sheep Might Fly: The Patrician Part 6

love-and-romanpunk-coverNew episode of “The Patrician” by Tansy Rayner Roberts — this serial is now complete! Tune in to the podcast next week for a brand new Castle Charming story in many, many parts.

This short story featured in Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts. This story won both the Washington SF Small Press Award and the Ditmar in 2012. If you enjoyed Julia Agrippina’s Secret Family Bestiary, this is the story about what happened next (cough, two thousand years later).

Clea Majora lives in a replica of a Roman city, built in the Australian outback. When a hero comes to town to rid the world of lamia, manticores and other ancient monsters, she is drawn to his quest, and forges a friendship that will last for a lifetime.

PART ONE: LAMIA

PART TWO: GARGOYLES

PART THREE: NAIADS

PART FOUR: DRAGON

PART FIVE: MANTICORE

PART 6: GORGON

You can find me on Twitter & Tumblr at @tansyrr and @sheepmightfly, and on Facebook at @tansyrroberts. To support my online writing and Sheep Might Fly, check out my Patreon page. If you sign up to my author newsletter this month, you can claim a free copy of my upcoming festive space opera novella, Joyeux.

Sheep Might Fly Show Notes: The Patrician Part 5

New episode of “The Patrician” by Tansy Rayner Roberts
This short story featured in Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts. This story won both the Washington SF Small Press Award and the Ditmar in 2012. If you enjoyed Julia Agrippina’s Secret Family Bestiary, this is the story about what happened next (cough, two thousand years later).

Clea Majora lives in a replica of a Roman city, built in the Australian outback. When a hero comes to town to rid the world of lamia, manticores and other ancient monsters, she is drawn to his quest, and forges a friendship that will last for a lifetime.

PART ONE: LAMIA

PART TWO: GARGOYLES

PART THREE: NAIADS

PART FOUR: DRAGON

PART FIVE: MANTICORE

You can find me on Twitter & Tumblr at @tansyrr and @sheepmightfly, and on Facebook at @tansyrroberts. To support my online writing and Sheep Might Fly, check out my Patreon page. If you sign up to my author newsletter this month, you can claim a free copy of my upcoming festive space opera novella, Joyeux.

Galactic Suburbia Episode 155

Our post-Halloween episode, featuring vampire college students, spider-infested children’s birthday parties, and tiny adorable skeletons. This isn’t even the culture consumed part, it’s our real life!

Download or stream the new episode here.
(sorry for the sound quality of this one, we’re blaming the weather or possibly DEMONS)

The Halloween Update
From birthday parties to Trick or Treating, yes, Halloween is a thing in Australia now.

What’s new on the internet?
World Fantasy Awards winners announced.

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: Frequency Season 1 ep 1-4, Jessica Jones

Tansy: Hocus Pocus; Octavia Cade: The Convergence of Fairy Tales, Tremontaine 1 & 2, Kelly Robson’s Tremontaine story, If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho translated by Anne Carson; Hold Me, Courtney Milan

Alex: Carmilla season 2 and season 0; Jericho rewatch; Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children; The Congress

Please send feedback to us at galacticsuburbia@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter at @galacticsuburbs, check out Galactic Suburbia Podcast on Facebook, support us at Patreon and don’t forget to leave a review on iTunes if you love us!

Sheep Might Fly: The Patrician Part 4

New episode of “The Patrician” by Tansy Rayner Roberts

This short story featured in Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts. This story won both the Washington SF Small Press Award and the Ditmar in 2012. If you enjoyed Julia Agrippina’s Secret Family Bestiary, this is the story about what happened next (cough, two thousand years later).

Clea Majora lives in a replica of a Roman city, built in the Australian outback. When a hero comes to town to rid the world of lamia, manticores and other ancient monsters, she is drawn to his quest, and forges a friendship that will last for a lifetime.

PART ONE: LAMIA

PART TWO: GARGOYLES

PART THREE: NAIADS

PART FOUR: DRAGON

You can find me on Twitter & Tumblr at @tansyrr and @sheepmightfly, and on Facebook at @tansyrroberts. To support my online writing and Sheep Might Fly, check out my Patreon page.

Sheep Might Fly: The Patrician Part 3

New episode of “The Patrician” by Tansy Rayner Roberts

This short story featured in Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts. This story won both the Washington SF Small Press Award and the Ditmar in 2012. If you enjoyed Julia Agrippina’s Secret Family Bestiary, this is the story about what happened next (cough, two thousand years later).

Clea Majora lives in a replica of a Roman city, built in the Australian outback. When a hero comes to town to rid the world of lamia, manticores and other ancient monsters, she is drawn to his quest, and forges a friendship that will last for a lifetime.

PART ONE: LAMIA

PART TWO: GARGOYLES

PART THREE: NAIADS

You can find me on Twitter & Tumblr at @tansyrr and @sheepmightfly, and on Facebook at @tansyrroberts. To support my online writing and Sheep Might Fly, check out my Patreon page.

Galactic Suburbia Part 154 Show Notes

New episode available now!

In which Wonder Woman and Hillary Clinton both come under fire for being in public while female…

WHAT’S NEW ON THE INTERNET?

Wonder Woman turns 75 and becomes a UN Ambassador

Analysis of the protest against Wonder Woman as honorary ambassador on the Mary Sue
Twitter: #wonderwoman75


CULTURE CONSUMED

Alisa: Crosstalk, Connie Willis; Bloodchild Octavia Butler

Alex: Saga vol 6; Bridging Infinity, ed. Jonathan Strahan; The Martian, Andy Weir; Swarm, Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti.

Tansy: Verity Down Under, Supergirl, Luke Cage, Class Eps 1 & 2

Don’t forget: Letters to Octavia Butler open for submissions

Please send feedback to us at galacticsuburbia@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter at @galacticsuburbs, check out Galactic Suburbia Podcast on Facebook, support us at Patreon and don’t forget to leave a review on iTunes if you love us!

Sheep Might Fly: The Patrician Part 2

Flying Sheep Show NotesNew episode of “The Patrician” by Tansy Rayner Roberts

This short story featured in Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts. This story won both the Washington SF Small Press Award and the Ditmar in 2012. If you enjoyed Julia Agrippina’s Secret Family Bestiary, this is the story about what happened next (cough, two thousand years later).

Clea Majora lives in a replica of a Roman city, built in the Australian outback. When a hero comes to town to rid the world of lamia, manticores and other ancient monsters, she is drawn to his quest, and forges a friendship that will last for a lifetime.

PART ONE: LAMIA
PART TWO: GARGOYLES

You can find me on Twitter & Tumblr at @tansyrr and @sheepmightfly, and on Facebook at @tansyrroberts. To support my online writing and Sheep Might Fly, check out my Patreon page.

Galactic Suburbia 153 Show Notes

New episode ready to grab!

In which letters are written to Octavia Butler.

What’s New on the Internet?

British Fantasy Awards: Letters to Tiptree won one!

No Award on Conflux & Asian Flavours in SFF fandom.

Octavia project: Octavia Estelle Butler was born on 22 June, 1947, and died in 2006. In celebration of what would have been her 70th birthday in 2017, and in recognition of Butler’s enormous influence on speculative fiction, and African-American literature more generally, Twelfth Planet Press is publishing a selection of letters and essays written by science fiction and fantasy’s writers, editors, critics and fans.
We are looking for letters addressed to Butler, which should be between 1000 and 1500 words. We are paying 5cpw up to $USD75 for letters, to be paid on publication. We are looking for World First Publication Rights in English, and exclusivity for the first twelve months of publication.

Submissions: octaviaproject@twelfthplanetpress.com

More Butler stuff: Radio Imagination

Tansy’s new releases: Bounty (the final Fablecroft book) & Unmagical Boy Story


CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: Jamberry & business training.

Alex: so much culture. In particular: just finished Once Upon A Time season 2; the Patternmaster series, Octavia Butler; The Starry Rift, James Tiptree Jr; Goldenhand, Garth Nix.

Tansy: The Life & Times of Angel Evans, by Meredith Debonnaire; DC Superhero Girls: Hero of the Year; Revolutionary Art: Writing For Social Justice webinar series; Hex – How to Be a Fan on iView; Labyrinth Board Game Facebook page; Dracula’s Feast on Kickstarter.

Please send feedback to us at galacticsuburbia@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter at @galacticsuburbs, check out Galactic Suburbia Podcast on Facebook, support us at Patreon and don’t forget to leave a review on iTunes if you love us!

Unmagical Boy Story Part 13

Final episode uploaded!

“Unmagical Boy Story” is a 13-part sequel to “Fake Geek Girl,” and is original to this podcast. SERIAL IS NOW COMPLETE!

One magical university, divided between the Colleges of the Real and Unreal. One pub. One indie band. A lot of drunk witches on a Friday night. One shattered friendship, due to be repaired. One Practical Mythology paper which really has to be finished by Monday… Oh, and trolls. Let’s see who survives Friday night drinks!

Part 13 – Monday Morning Reprise, Adulting is Over-rated – in which we return to Monday morning, Viola’s conference paper gets a little too close to the bone, and friendship milestones are achieved!

Catch up on previous episodes here!

Part 1 – 7PM, Little Black Dress Alert

Part 2 – 8PM, Friday Night Cover Charge: Two Drinks

Part 3 – 9PM I Hate That Song So Much Right Now

Part 4 – 10PM The Band Takes a Break

Part 5 – 11PM Second Set Contains New Material (Don’t Feed the Trolls)

Part 6 – 12 Midnight – After Party

Part 7 – 1AM: Regrettable Things You Shouldn’t Have Said

Part 8 – 2AM – Ill-advised Hook Up

Part 9 – 3AM – Clearing the Air

Part 10 – 4AM, Second Wind

Part 11 – 5AM, Crash Space

Part 12 – 6AM, The Best Hangover Breakfast in the City

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and its own Tumblr account: Sheep Might Fly
Follow along for updates, previews and other Sheep Might Fly specific chatter!

Master list of Sheep Might Fly serials.

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