Unprintable: The LitReactor Podcast Episode 28 - Bilingual Narratives, Diversity in Crime Fiction, and AWP (Guests: Gabino Iglesias & J. David Osborne)
Every episode, Unprintable will take an irreverent look at books, the publishing industry, reading, writing, and more; featuring the know-it-all geekery of LitReactor Review Editor Cath Murphy, Education Director Rob Hart, Managing Editor Joshua Chaplinsky, Class Facilitator Renee Asher Pickup, and Columnist Brandon Tietz.
Episode 28 - Bilingual Narratives, Diversity in Crime Fiction, and AWP (Guests: Gabino Iglesias & J. David Osborne)
This is a special edition of Unprintable, recorded in an empty hallway in the LA Convention Center! Forgive us if the sound quality isn't up to our usual mediocre standards. My phone did a pretty okay job, but hey, it's the content, not the quality.
And we've got some great content here. Renee and I are joined by Gabino Iglesias, author of Zero Saints, a book enjoyed by a great many people.
Along with the book's publisher, J. David Osborne of Broken River Books, we talk about the bilingual narrative of Zero Saints, as well as diversity in fiction and our reception at AWP. Because for those of you who don't know, AWP can be a little... stuffy. It may not seem like a great venue for LitReactor or Broken River Books. But, as it turns out, it kinda is...
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Rob Hart is the class director for LitReactor. He's also the author of New Yorked, City of Rose, and the upcoming South Village. His short stories have appeared in publications like Thuglit, Needle, Joyland, and Helix Literary Magazine. Find more at www.robwhart.com.
Renee Asher Pickup is a class facilitator at LitReactor, as well as a writer and editor at Dirge Magazine. Her fiction has been published in places like All Due Respect magazine, Out of the Gutter Online, Pantheon Magazine, and the Solarcidal Tendencies anthology. Renee credits Stephen King with making her want to write and From Dusk Til Dawn with making her want to do it for a living. More at www.reneeasherpickup.com.
Special thanks to Gordon Highland for the intro and musical cues. Visit him at gordonhighland.com.
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