Breaking the Glass Slipper: Women in science fiction, fantasy, and horror
By Megan Leigh, Charlotte Bond, and Lucy Hounsom
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Celebrating writers, creators, and characters in speculative fiction, with a focus on intersectional feminism. We love genre fiction and want to see everyone well represented!
||ExplicitDisposable characters||Redshirts. No sooner are they introduced than they are killed. The tension rises, there are beads of sweat on Kirk’s brow… now the audience knows the peril is real. These stock, disposable characters exist in a story solely for the purpose of being||20 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS03, E18: Catriona Ward & ‘the liminal space between certainties’||Lucy and Charlotte talk to horror writer Catriona…||6 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS03, E17: Revisiting The Dark Crystal||A Charlotte and Lucy special! After the success o…||23 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS03, E16: Magic, Wealth and Power with Vic James||Social inequality and the unequal distribution of…||9 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS03, E15: Women’s jobs in fantasy||Having already looked at women's jobs in science …||26 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS03, E14: Grimdark with Anna Smith Spark||We spoke with author Anna Smith Spark, Queen of G…||12 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS03, E13: Women’s jobs in science fiction||With equality of pay and the drive to get more wo…||28 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS03, E12: Toxic Masculinity||We started this podcast to highlight the issues a…||14 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS03, E11: Women’s ghost stories with Melissa Edmundson Makala||Ghost literature written by women in the 19th cen…||31 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitS03, E10: Idealised characters and Mary Sues||Mary Sues are idealised characters with no real f…||17 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|