A SCIFI/SPECULATIVE STORYTELLING & DISCUSSION SERIES
ORIGINAL WRITING +
BELOVED SLEPT-ON TALES +
ATMOSPHERIC AUDIO ACCOMPANIMENT +
WITH YOUR CYBORG HOST, magus monk (b.k.a. eighteen)
AND SPECIAL GUEST NEIGHBORS FROM TIME 2 TIME
Eighteen introduces the listener to this new series and then waxes on at length about the slept-on feminist sci-fi short story writer, James Tiptree Jr/Alice B Sheldon.
From 21:43 begins the dramatic reading of Tiptree/Sheldon’s grim tale of rising facist men’s cult, The Screwfly Solution, featuring musical accompaniment by the spacer, @starsinmypockets.
CONTENT WARNING: sexualized violence & assault of women (part of the story’s riding theme), suicide
Ras Mashramani reads her story GRL.SUICIDE.HOLIDAY from METROPOLARITY’s debut book, Style of Attack Report.
Audio accompaniment done live by Althea of SWARM & Bare TeetH collectives.
After the story, Ras and Eighteen hang out and talk about
social space and the early internet + video games/interactive narratives and mental health coping techniques + social work programs + institutions + getting published + using the 2nd person + working writer pro tips
and other ish. =)
Mentioned in the cast:
our temporary supervisor – https://libcom.org/library/our-tempor…
the town manager – http://www.theshortform.com/story/the…
the red tower – http://weirdfictionreview.com/2011/12…
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