TOD 090 Quarantine Readings: Linda Addison and Marc Laidlaw

In our first podcast of 2021 The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings by Linda D. Addison and Marc Laidlaw. The interviews were recorded on Wed. Jan. 6 and Thurs, Jan. 7, 2021. 

Show Notes

The Outer Dark Quarantine Reading series kicks off 2021 with  Linda D. Addison and Marc Laidlaw. (0:42:52). Linda reads the poem ‘When Interior Light Becomes Bright’ from Dark Duet (2013) and inspired by Eartha Kitt; the short story ‘Live and Let Live” (0;12:36) from her collection, How to Recognize a Demon Has Become Your Friend, 2011); the poem ‘The Place of Broken Things’ cowritten with Alessandro Manzetti  from their joint collection The Place of Broken Things (Crystal Lake, 2019); and the poem ‘Dying From This (for Hank Charles Bukowski Jr.)’ also from Dark Duet. Marc reads an excerpt from Underneath the Oversea, his latest novel published in 2020 (0:56:11). They also share their experiences with lockdown living, their writing and publishing news, and their quarantine reading recommendations (scroll down to Additional Links for how to order).

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Additional Links

TOD 040 Black Women in Speculative Fiction Panel from BlacktastiCon 2018 (also featuring interview with Linda Addison)

Jill Bauman (Artist)

COVID Long Haulers Awareness and Education Facebook page

Eartha Kitt interview (BBC, 1989)

TOD 079 Lesley Wheeler: All the Smart Women Are Practicing Magic

Mourning Meal trailer (dir Jamal Hodge)

Miscreations, edited by Doug Murano & Michael Bailey (Written Backwards)

The Dystopian States of America, edited by Matt Bechtel; a charity anthology benefiting the ACLU

Don’t Turn Out the Lights, edited by Jonathan Maberry (HarperCollins)

PRE-ORDER: Weird Tales Issue #364

Black Speculative Arts Movement (Curating the End of the World: Red Spring exhibition)

Chiral Mad 5, edited by Michael Bailey (full TOC)

PRE-ORDER: Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda (Titan Books)

Her Life Matters by Alessandro Manzetti & Stefano Cardoselli (introduction by Linda D. Addison)

Otherwheres: Speculative Poetry by Akua Lezli Hope

Pets During Wartime by Weston Ochse (Thunderstorm Books)

Bone Chase by Weston Ochse (Gallery / Saga Press)

Slay, edited by Nicole Givens Kurtz (Mocha Memoirs Press)

Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones

Afro Puffs are the Antennae of the Universe by Zig Zag Claybourne (Obsidian Sky Books)

TOD 001 Alyssa Wong: A Shitstorm in Flavortown and Marc Laidlaw: Swimming Upstream to Spawn

Review: Underneath the Oversea by Marc Laidlaw (Locus)

Marc Laidlaw Youtube page

‘Deep Magnetic Throne,’ short story in music by Marc Laidlaw

‘Infinite Terror,’ Laidlaw’s take on old ‘70s TV ghost anthology shows (video)

Marc Laidlaw on Soundcloud

Marc Laidlaw on Bandcamp

The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

The Camera Lies: Acting for Hitchcock by Dan Callahan

Show Credits

Hosts/Producers: Scott Nicolay and Anya Martin

Co-Host, News from The Weird: Justin Steele

Co-Host, Reviews from The Weird: Gordon B. White

Symposium Assistant Director: Melanie Crew

Symposium Programming Coordinator: Jess Lewis

Symposium Logistics: Melissa Eisner

Logo Design: Nick “The Hat” Gucker

Music: Michael Griffin

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