Brave New Words

Brave New Words is a bookish podcast which features a small gang of words nerds getting very excited about science fiction, fantasy and horror.

Join Starburst Magazine's Literary Editor Ed Fortune and his gang of book worms for news, analysis and book reviews. The show frequently features author guests, including the likes of George RR Martin, Robin Hobb, Joe Hill and Sarah Pinborough.

New episodes are released every Sunday.

Ed and Ross discuss  Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay, and the Gumazing Gum Girl by Rhode Montijo. We look at forthcoming releases and interview Nicholas Eames about his book, Kings of the Wyld.

Ed and Ross discuss Titus Chalk's book, Generation Decks, a book about card gaming and business.

Originally broadcast on Fab Radio International 19 March 2017

Producer Al, Ed, Ross and Del discuss Box Brown's book Tetris, and are amazed as everything slots into place and then vanishes. 

Originally broadcast on Fab Radio International 12 March 2017

Si, Producer Al, Ed, Ross and Del take on the history of 2000AD with Thrillpower Overload and tackle The Legion of Regrettable Super Villains by Jon Morris.

    Si, Producer Al, Ed, Ross and Del judge more books by their cover. 

    Originally Broadcast on Fab Radio International February 26th.

Si, Producer Al, Ed, Ross and Del talk about Jen Williams latest novel, Ninth Rain, before moving on to a chat about the stage version of Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters.

Originally Broadcast on Fab Radio International February 19th.

Ninfa, Ed, Ross and Del take on Ransom Riggs novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, and discuss Weaveworld, Unknown Armies and other things along the way.

The interview is Darrell Pitt who tells us all about A Toaster on Mars, his new novel. 

Ninfa, Ed, Ross and Del discuss The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan and get distracted by old terminology for space rockets and the idea of Santa as a demi-god.

The interview is the charming Judd Winnick, who talks about his series, HILO

(Broadcast on Fab Radio International 5th February 2017)

Ed, Ross and Del discuss Genevieve Cogman's The Burning Page. Ninfa warps in from beyond the Brave New Words library to add extra chaos. 

The interview is JC Norman, who discusses his ongoing work.  

(Broadcast on Fab Radio International 29th January 2017)

Ed, Ross and Del talk about Tim Dedopulos's Middle Earth Puzzle's collection and JRR Tolkien's seminal work on fantasy languages, A Secret Vice. Along the way they discuss fictional languages and brain teasers.

The interview is with Neil Gaiman, and covers both Good Omens and American Gods. 

(Broadcast on Fab Radio International 22nd January 2017)

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