The Outer Dark presents an ALL-NEW Publisher Spotlight of NO Press, featuring an exclusive interview with John W. M. Thompson and six readings from its debut anthology Mooncalves: Strange Stories, including Jaime Corbacho, Adam Golaski, Janlyn Guo, Ernest O. Ògúnyẹmí, Briar Ripley Page, and Lisa Tuttle. This podcast’s content was recorded on various dates in February 2023.
The Outer Dark presents an ALL-NEW Publisher Spotlight of Corvallis, Oregon-based NO Press, featuring an exclusive interview with publisher/editor John W. M. Thompson and six readings from NO’s debut anthology Mooncalves: Strange Stories, in this order: Briar Ripley Page (0:41:44), Lisa Tuttle (0:49:14), Janalyn Guo (1:00:05), Ernest O. Ògúnyẹmí(1:09:34), Jaime Corbacho(1:23:14), and last but not least Adam Golaski(1:33:20)! Thompson discusses his own secret origin story discovering horror and spec-lit and Philip K. Dick, why he decided to found a new press as a response to the pandemic and politics, cathartic parallels between the current relevance of Weird fiction and the rise of surrealism and Dadaism post-WWI, a pivotal correspondence with Adam Golaski, how the press and anthology got their names, his vision for Mooncalves: Strange Stories, how he assembled the contributors and artists, other presses that provided inspiration, and what’s next for NO Press. Be sure and scroll down to the Additional Links for more information and reading recommendations! This podcast’s content was recorded on various dates in February 2023.
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