In this podcast Gwendolyn Kiste talks about identity issues, the abandoned horse farm, the supernatural, and much more.
About Gwendolyn Kiste
Gwendolyn Kiste is the author of the Bram Stoker Award-nominated fiction collection, And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe, from JournalStone; the dark fantasy novella, Pretty Marys All in a Row, from Broken Eye Books; and her debut novel, The Rust Maidens, from Trepidatio Publishing. Her short fiction has appeared in Nightmare Magazine, Shimmer, Black Static, Daily Science Fiction, Interzone, LampLight, and Three-Lobed Burning Eye as well as Flame Tree Publishing’s Chilling Horror Short Stories anthology, among others. A native of Ohio, she currently resides on an abandoned horse farm outside of Pittsburgh with her husband, two cats, and not nearly enough ghosts.
- [05:35] Interview start/early life lessons growing up
- [18:00] Outsiders finding their place in this world
- [19:00] First experiences with story
- [22:00] First experiences with film
- [31:15] Identity issues in The Thing and The Fly
- [36:10] Abandoned Horse Farm and ghosts
- [39:40] Personal beliefs with regards to the supernatural
- [41:10] Supernatural Experiences
- [43:00] Writing origin story
- [45:30]Bad Ridley
- [49:10] Poetry recommendations
- [58:30] Looking at markets and podcasts round campfires
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