Brave New Words

Brave New Words is a bookish podcast which features a small gang of words nerds getting very excited about science fiction, fantasy and horror.

Join Starburst Magazine's Literary Editor Ed Fortune and his gang of book worms for news, analysis and book reviews. The show frequently features author guests, including the likes of George RR Martin, Robin Hobb, Joe Hill and Sarah Pinborough.

New episodes are released every Sunday.

Ed and Anne disccus Leigh Alexander's cyberpunk novella Monitor, and also talk about their literary adventures in London. The interview is Jay Kristoff.

Ed Fortune, Rebecca Derrick, Anne, and Ross O'Brien talk about the Jay Kristoff's latest, Never Night, and all things Assassin related.

Ed Fortune, Rebecca Derrick, Anne, and Ross O'Brien talk about the lovely Folio Society edition of Mort, and then all things Discworld. The interview is Dan Abnett

Ed Fortune, Rebecca Derrick, Anne, and Ross O'Brien tackle the great detective. We review Sherlock Holmes versus the Servants of Hell and discuss all things crime related. The interview is Pierce Brown.

Ed Fortune, Rebecca Derrick,  Anne and Ross O'Brien talk about Chuck Wendig's latest Star Wars novel, Life Debt. The team also discuss Edge Lit, the small press and the interview is Nine Fox Gambit's  Yoon Ha Lee.

Ed Fortune, Rebecca Derrick,  and Ross O'Brien dive into all things Space Opera, starting with Ninefox Gambit, by Yoon Ha Lee and then ending up drooling over the Folio Society's reissue of Dune. Spoilers for the 1977 Star Wars movie. (Though not really.)

Ed Fortune, Rebecca Derrick, Si Lloyd and Ross O'Brien discuss the history of Doctor Who books, and discuss amongst other things the works of Telos Publishing, Target Books and BBC Books.  The list include Genesis of The Daleks, Night of The Kraken, Battlfield and so much more.

Ed Fortune, Rebecca Derrick, Si Lloyd and Ross O'Brien discuss Mike Carey's Lucifer series, and then take a swipe at Preacher and the new Preacher TV series. (We avoid talking about the new Lucifer TV show, because we are geeks of good taste.)

Ed Fortune, Rebecca Derrick and Ross O'Brien dive into a big box of books and judge a great many books by their cover.

Latest Podcasts

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