Episode #294 of Fast Forward features an interview with award winning author Tim Powers. Mr Powers talks about his approach to conducting research and creating storylines for his novels of secret histories and the supernatural, and reveals the inspiration for some of the elements in his book, Medusa’s Web.
He also discusses his early childhood in Buffalo, NY, the creation of the character William Ashbless, and his long friendship with fellow writers James Blaylock and Philip K. Dick.
The interview was recorded in October of 2016, in front of a live audience at the Capclave science fiction convention.
Also in this episode:
Book reviewer Steve Cordle recommends the novel Borderline, the first book of the Arcadia Project series, by Mishell Baker.
Anime reviewer Marianne Petrino gives 4 chans to the anime feature Miss Hokusai, directed by Keiichi Hara.