In this podcast John Joseph Adams talks about putting together anthologies, Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, ensuring diversity within anthologies and much more.
About John Joseph Adams
John Joseph Adams is the series editor of Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy, as well as many other anthologies, such as Wastelands, The Living Dead, and The Apocalypse Triptych. He is also the editor and publisher of the magazines Nightmare and the Hugo Award-winning Lightspeed, and is a producer for WIRED’s The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast.
- [01:10] Comparing three different anthologies
- [19:20] Taking reprints from a wide range of sources
- [22:35] Guest editors and Joe Hill in Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy
- [26:20] How John became the editor of Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy series
- [30:30] Ensuring diversity within an anthology
- [35:50] Attaching a sponsor to The Geek’s Guide To The Galaxy
- [41:51] Daily habits and morning rituals
- [47:45] Creating e-editions of magazines: Kindle Periodicals and Sigil
- [51:55] Coffee talk and the Aerobie Aeropress
Music Credit: interlude after interview, ‘Diamond In The Witch House’ by Mastodon
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