TIH 222: Tade Thompson on The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Rosewater, and Nigeria

TIH 222 Tade Thompson on The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Rosewater, and Nigeria

In this podcast Tade Thompson talks about The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Rosewater, Nigeria, and much more.

About Tade Thompson

Tade Thompson is the author of the sci-fi novel Rosewater, a John W. Campbell Award finalist, and The Kitschies Golden Tentacle Award-winning novel Making Wolf. His novella The Murders of Molly Southbourne has been optioned for screen adaptation. He also writes short stories, notably The Apologists which was nominated for a British Science Fiction Association award. Born in London to Yoruba parents, he lives and works on the south coast of England where he battles an addiction to books.

Show notes

  • [02:30] First experiences with writing and storytelling
  • [17:25] Stories studied and learnt lessons from
  • [34:45] Authors today impacting scene
  • [42:00] Traci Kenworth, via Patreon, asks about the screen adaptation of Murders of Molly Southbourne
  • [58:00] Choices, #MeToo, and responsibility when consuming art
  • [01:18:55] New Orbit edition of Rosewater
  • [01:21:15] Caro based on a thief in Nigeria
  • [01:28:15] Connect with Tade

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