Talks and Interviews

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

RX 93.1: Heard on Thursdays

Flights of Foundry: “Ways to Decolonize Your Fiction Writing”

Carl Brandon Society: Mythology and Speculative Literature Panel

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 idea of perfection, the perfect being, is one of the oldest stories in the world. How that perfection might be tainted, or turn against the hand that made it, is something that has always intrigued writers of fiction. We can see this idea in stories as wide ranging as The Stepford Wives to Pygmalion […] The post “Perfect” women – with Cat Valente first appeared on Breaking the Glass Slipper.
  1. “Perfect” women – with Cat Valente
  2. Female friendships – with Alix E Harrow
  3. Power and agency in dystopian YA with Melissa Welliver
  4. Reconciling our love of works by problematic creators
  5. The mash-up: science fiction and cosmic horror with Ada Hoffmann

Writers of the Future 2018 Gala