TIH 172: Nadia Bulkin on Growing Up in Indonesia, Demon Myths, and Socio-Political Horror

TIH 172 Nadia Bulkin on Growing Up in Indonesia, Demon Myths, and Socio-Political Horror

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.

Show notes

  • [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

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