John Joseph Adams - Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy

Premiere DateOct 18, 2015
00:00 Book Talk Intro – DJ Kory
04:19 “Keep You On My Side” – CHVRCHES
08:43 Interview with John Joseph Adams Part 1
19:19 “Get Away” – CHVRCHES
23:54 Interview with John Joseph Adams Part 2
40:06 “Never Ending Circles” – CHVRCHES
43:08 Book Talk Outro – DJ Kory
45:35 “Clearest Blue” – CHVRCHES
49:19 Finish

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor—a leading writer in the field—then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected—and most popular—of its kind.

Science fiction and fantasy enjoys a long literary tradition, stretching from Mary Shelley, H.G. Wells, and Jules Verne to Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, and William Gibson. In The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy award-winning editor John Joseph Adams delivers a diverse and vibrant collection of stories published in the prior year. Featuring writers with deep science fiction and fantasy backgrounds, along with those who are infusing traditional fiction with speculative elements, these stories uphold a long-standing tradition within both genres—looking at the world and asking, What if…?

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…