This was a really interesting panel at World Fantasy (which tends to have a lot of them) on the subject of place and geography in fantasy fiction. Joshua Palmatier, Marie Brennan, Robert Redick, Max Gladstone, Siobhan Carroll and I spent about an hour looking at the way various fantasy novels consider the subject of place and environment in a number of different ways. I’ve always been fascinated by place and space (in fact that subject made up much of my early academic work), and the conversation here was a really enjoyable one. A word of warning–we were placed in some random area of a larger floor, and so the audio quality is not optimal.
Hi all, Just a quick announcement that I’m on my way to Arlington, Virginia for my fourth World Fantasy Convention, where I’ll be on a panel this Friday night about geography and fantasy…cool stuff. As always, details are on my Schedule page; if you’re in the area I’d love to say hi in person. Please […]Continue reading →
I’m back at the World Fantasy Convention for the fourth time, being held this time around in Arlington, Virginia; this time I’m on the Place Matters: Geography & Fantasy panel with several panelists (whose names are still being determined as of this schedule posting), and it looks to be an interesting conversation. The panel is […]Continue reading →