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Uncanny Valley Digest: Liu Cixin’s The Poetry Cloud

Last night’s Poetry Cloud discussion was the bubbles rising! Inventive, playful, manga-like. Three folklorish characters play out a science fiction stage drama: a poet (farmed for consumption), a dinosaur (which eats poets), and a god walk into a parsec wafer … Continue reading

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An Author Abroad

Lots of firsts this year. There are lots of places I have never been; most, in fact. And two of those places, until this past spring, were Dublin, Ireland, and Paris, France. Yes, what a fairy tale, to visit both, … Continue reading

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Audio Book Me This: Cetus Finalis Gets Tracked!

Hearken, reader, to heaps of interesting developments on the horizon. Most interestingly, is on the subject of audio books. With each successive publication, a very common question I get is whether Cetus Finalis, or Chili Bill’s tome, or TJ & … Continue reading

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