In this podcast, The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 presents the panel Weird World-Building: Strange Cities, “Other” Countries, and Cobbly Universes, featuring Natania Barron, Jesse Bullington, Jeffrey Ford, Seb Doubinsky, L.M. Davis, and Sarah Read. PLUS Readings by Valjeanne Jeffers, Jeff Strand, L.M. Davis, and Ian McDowell. This programming was recorded on Saturday August 15, 2020.
In this podcast, experience the first Saturday afternoon block of The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 starting with readings by Valjeanne Jeffers (0:07:00), Jeff Strand (0:17:40), L.M. Davis (0:27:17), and Ian McDowell (0:34:59). Then listen to the panel Weird World-Building: Strange Cities, “Other” Countries, and Cobbly Universes (0:45:50) moderated by Natania Barron with Jesse Bullington, Jeffrey Ford, Seb Doubinsky, L.M. Davis, and Sarah Read. Scroll down for Additional Links to the many authors and works recommended in this episode. This programming took place and was recorded on Saturday August 15, 2020.
This program block is sponsored by Underworld Dreams by Daniel Braum (Lethe Press) andThe Revelator, as well as Horla Level sponsors Nightscape Press, Perpetual Motion Machine, and Nightfire (Tor). The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 was Presented by This Is Horror and Dekalb Entertainment Commission.
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Co-Host, News from The Weird: Justin Steele
Co-Host, Reviews from The Weird: Gordon B. White
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Symposium Programming Coordinator: Jess Lewis
Symposium Logistics: Melissa Eisner
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Music: Michael Griffin
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