Talks and Interviews

Sometimes, people have recorded me talking about subjects close to my heart, such as mythology (the Philippine kind, especially), epics, activist SFF, islands and archipelagoes, and much more.

Carl Brandon Society

Dive Into Worldbuilding

March 2020: Mythology and Activist SFF

March 2019: Philippine Mythology and Worldbuilding

Speculative Literature Foundation

Breaking the Glass Slipper

Podcast Episode: Live at the 77th WorldCon: Islands in Speculative Fiction

The Story of Silence is based on a 13th century French chivalric romance, distinguished by its prominent discussion of gender. Reimagined by Alex Myers, we found it to be a compelling exploration of transgender identity in an oppressively binary medieval society – and we just had to talk to Alex about it! At its heart, […]
  1. Gender in Chivalric Romance
  2. Mermaids with Beth Cartwright
  3. Deconstructing the Chosen One – with Veronica Roth
  4. Addressing our biases
  5. Horror and isolation with Melinda Salisbury

Writers of the Future 2018 Gala