In this podcast Nadia Bulkin talks about growing up in Indonesia, demon myths, socio-political horror, and much more.
About Nadia Bulkin
Born in Indonesia, Nadia Bulkin spent half her childhood there, and the other half in the US midwest. Author of numerous short stories, her work has been featured in several Best of anthologies, including the excellent anthology Creatures, edited by Paul Tremblay and John Langan, Aickman’s Heirs, and is featured in the soon to be released Tales From a Talking Board. Her first collection, She Said Destroy was recently released through Worde Horde. Nadia currently resides in Washington D.C.
- [03:00] Life lessons growing up in Indonesia
- [06:50] First demon myth
- [12:40] Mother’s creepy story …
- [25:45] Best and worst childhood memories of living in America and Indonesia
- [32:30] Living in D.C.
- [33:30] Writing socio-political horror
- [38:45] Five Stages of Grief
- [47:50] What makes someone a monster
- [56:10] Living with depression
Coming October 5th, Deciduous Tales is a new literary journal featuring the very best in dark fiction. Join Richard Thomas, Matthew Brockmeyer, Douglas Milliken, Brian Asman, Josh Chaplinsky, and more on a journey through the shadowy realms of literature. From horror and suspense to neo-noir and transgressive, from classic creators to contemporary authors, Deciduous Tales is dedicated to highlighting the thought-provoking, the scintillating, and the strange. Find out more at deciudoustales.com or visit our Facebook page. Deciduous Tales, available October 5th. Get yours today.
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