Episode 236 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction (originally shown in July of 2010) features an interview with author Dom Testa. Mr. Testa is a long time radio host and "closet writer" who has written and published a highly successful young adult science fiction series of books, the Galahad series.
In the interview, host Tom Schaad and Mr. Testa talk about writing, characters, the publishing business, and getting young people to think that being smart is cool.
Also in this month's episode:
Colleen Cahill reviews The Book on Fire, a novel by Keith Miller.
Marianne Petrino reviews the anime series, Spice and Wolf.