Episode 007 – Matthew Kressel

Artwork to “The Last Novelist” by Scott Bakal

At last! The 7th episode of the podcast is upon us and this time Devin and Rajan sit down with Nebula-award finalist, Matthew Kressel to talk writing, Blade Runner (a constant with Matt), television, beer, and more.

GUEST

Matthew Kressel is a speculative fiction writer whose short story “The Last Novelist” is a 2017 Nebula Award finalist. His short story “The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye” was a 2014 Nebula Award finalist, and his short story “The Sounds of Old Earth” was a 2013 Nebula Award finalist.

His many short stories have appeared in such publications as Lightspeed, Nightmare, Tor.com, Clarkesworld, Analog, io9.com, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Interzone, Electric Velocipede, Apex Magazine, and the anthologies Mad Hatters and March HaresCyber World, After,The People of the Book, and lots of other places.

His novel, King of Shards, was hailed as “Majestic, resonant, reality-twisting madness,” from NPR Books.

Every third Wednesday, he co-hosts the Fantastic Fiction reading series at the famous KGB Bar alongside veteran speculative-fiction editor Ellen Datlow.

DRINK(s) OF CHOICE

Barking Irons Applejack

Westbrook 7th Anniversary Chocolate and Sea Salt Imperial Stout

Pipeworks Mint Truffle Abduction (Imperial Stout)

iTUNES LINK – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-007-matthew-kressel/id1316587908?i=1000411706365&mt=2