Category: The Outer Dark

TOD 030 The State of the Weird 2018, A Roundtable Discussion featuring David Davis, Helen Marshall, Stephen Graham Jones, and Sonya Taaffe

In this podcast David Davis, Helen Marshall and Stephen Graham Jones join Scott Nicolay for a roundtable discussion of the State of the Weird at the beginning of 2018. Also Sonya Taaffe discusses the state of Weird poetry. The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird is a unique immersive one-day event featuring approximately 12 hours …

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TOD 029 Daniel Braum: How to Write Weird Without Turning to Stone

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Daniel Braum, author of The Night Marchers and Other Strange Tales and The Wish Mechanics. Plus Anya Martin provides an update on The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird 2018. The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird is a unique immersive one-day event featuring approximately 12 hours of panels, readings, signings …

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TOD 028 Gwendolyn Kiste: Quaffing Your Fear Like Fine Wine

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Gwendolyn Kiste, author of And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe and Pretty Marys All in a Row. The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird is a unique immersive one-day event featuring approximately 12 hours of panels, readings, signings and social activities centered around contemporary Weird and speculative fiction. The …

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TOD 027: A Strange & Darksome Night: A Panel & Readings Celebrating Nightscript III

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents ‘A Strange and Darksome Night: Readings from Nightscript III’ from Night Time Logic Reading Series, hosted by Daniel Braum and featuring authors Inna Effress, Julia Rust, and David Surface, plus an exclusive interview with Daniel Braum and CM Muller, editor of Nightscript III. The panel and readings were …

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TOD 026 Two BizarroCon Panels: ‘The Road to Publication’ and ‘The Weird in a Post-Weird World’

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents two panels from BizarroCon 2017 (Nov 17-19, Portland, OR): ‘The Road to Publication’ featuring Ross Lockhart, Hugo Camacho Cabeza, Don Noble and Nicholas Day, Michael Kazepis, and Rose O’Keefe (moderator) and ‘The Weird in a Post-Weird World’ featuring Cody Goodfellow, Mark Jaskowski, Emma/MP Johnson, Andrew James Stone, Madeleine Swann, and Jason Rizos (moderator). …

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TOD 025 Nathan Carson: Touring the Weird by Canoe

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Nathan Carson, author of Starr Creek and ‘The Willows’ graphic novel. Plus an all-new News from the Weird featuring co-hosts Justin Steele and Michael Griffin! Show Notes Nathan Carson, author of Starr Creek (Lazy Fascist Press), joins Scott to talk about his fiction and his recent graphic novel adaptation of Algernon Blackwood’s ‘The …

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TOD 024 Nadia Bulkin: Mechanisms of Upheaval

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Nadia Bulkin, author of She Said Destroy. Also special guest Sandra Kasturi, author and editor/publisher of ChiZine Publications! Show Notes Author Nadia Bulkin, author of She Said Destroy (Word Horde), joins Scott to talk about her acclaimed debut collection, including her first pro sale (‘Intertropical Convergence Zone’) to ChiZine (2008), the long influence of …

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TOD 023 Sunny Moraine: Writing in the Time of Vivisection

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Sunny Moraine, author of Singing with All My Skin and Bone. Also an all-new News from the Weird featuring co-host Justin Steele! Show Notes Author Sunny Moraine joins Scott to talk about their debut collection Singing with All My Skin and Bone (Undertow Publications) including their first work, “Memento Mori” with editor Michael Kelly for Shadows and …

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TOD 022 Two Weird Panels: ‘Mary Shelley & Frankenstein: The Roots of Cosmic Horror’ at NecronomiCon 2017 and ‘Women in Weird Fiction’ from HPLFF 2017

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents two panels: ‘Mary Shelley & Frankenstein: The Roots of Cosmic Horror’ at NecronomiCon 2017 (Providence, RI) featuring Gwendolyn Kiste, Faye Ringel, Holly Schwadron, and Anya Martin (moderator), and ‘Women in Weird Fiction’ at H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival (Portland, OR) featuring Michael Griffin, Ross Lockhart, Rose O’Keefe, Liv Rainey-Smith …

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TOD 021 The Glow in the Case of Selena Chambers

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Selena Chambers, author of Calls for Submission and Wandering Spirits: Traveling Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Also solve a literary mystery to win two signed Calls for Submission ARCs and an all-new News from the Weird featuring co-host Justin Steele! Show Notes Author/editor Selena Chambers joins Scott to talk about her debut collection Calls for Submission  (Pelekinesis) …

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TOD 020 Two Weird Panels: ‘Rise of Weird Fiction’ at WorldCon 75 and ‘The Weird in Weird Fiction’ at Fantasycon 2017

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents two panels: ‘Rise of Weird Fiction’ at WorldCon 75 (Helsinki, Finland) featuring Helen Marshall (moderator), Siobhan Carroll, Hal Duncan, Shivaun Hoad, Pete Sutton, and ‘The Weird in Weird Fiction’ from Fantasycon 2017 (Peterborough, UK) featuring Phil Sloman (moderator), Stephen Laws, Tim Major, Helen Marshall, Alistair Rennie, Paul Woodward. …

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TOD 019 Jennifer Robin: A Good Problem to Have

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Jennifer Robin, performance artist and author of Death Confetti: Pickers, Punks, and Transit Ghosts in Portland, Oregon (Feral House). Also a mini-roundtable report from the HP Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon (Oct. 6-8, Portland, OR) featuring Michael Griffin, Ross Lockhart (Word Horde Press) and Anya Martin. Show Notes Performance artist/author Jennifer Robin joins Scott …

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TOD A19 Orrin Grey: Who’s Afraid of the Painted Monster?

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Orrin Grey, author of Painted Monsters & Other Strange Beasts and Never Bet the Devil & Other Warnings. It originally aired on November 11, 2015. This broadcast features an archival edition of News from the Weird with Justin Steele, plus Bonus New Content including more cinematic chat with Orrin …

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TOD 018 Desirina Boskovich: Walking Reality’s Festering Fault Lines … with a Dog

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Desirina Boskovich, author of Never Now Always. Also a mini-roundtable preview of the HP Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon (Oct. 6-8, Portland, OR) featuring Philip Gelatt (They Remain World Premiere), Gwen and Brian Callahan, and Justin Steele, plus reviews by Gabino Iglesias (LitReactor, Zero Saints) of They Remain and Desirina’s Never Now …

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TOD 017 Christina Sng: All the Ends of the World

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews poet Christina Sng, author of Astropoetry and A Collection of Nightmares. Also Gabino Iglesias (LitReactor, Zero Saints) reviews Christina Sng’s A Collection of Nightmares and Jeremy Roberts Johnson’s In the River. Show Notes Poet Christina Sng joins Scott from Singapore to talk about her recent collections Astropoetry (Alban Lake Publishing) and A …

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