Friday, September 16, 2011

The Dark Wife II: Olympus

In part two of our sample of Sarah Diemer's "The Dark Wife," Persephone is presented at a party on Mount Olympus. What will become of her in Zeus's hall?
After the story, Hugh talks with Sarah about mythologies, and writing gay YA fiction.

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Sarah's novel recommendation is Jumpstart The World by Catherine Ryan Hyde.

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Next week, "A Falling Out Among Thieves" by Guy Belleranti, and an interview with Escape Pod & I Should Be Writing host Mur Lafferty!

Friday, September 2, 2011

The Dark Wife Part I: Before

Persephone's life in her mother Demeter's forest is idyllic, until she learns that there are some things even a goddess has no power over.

Today's story is a sample chapter from The Dark Wife, by Sarah Diemer. Click HERE to listen online.
The Dark Wife is a Young Adult, lesbian revisionist retelling of the myth of Hades and Persephone.

The Story is read by Veronica Giguere. Veronica is a Parsec Award Finalist podcaster and voice actress best known for The Secret World Chronicle and The Ballad of Iron Percy.

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Veronica's book pick is A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle

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Next week: Part II of The Dark Wife, and an interview with author Sarah Diemer!