December 2, 2016
This week Rita Oakes joins the podcast to talk about her work Comrades-in-Arms, attending Odyssey Writing Workshop the year Harlan Ellison was Writer-in-Residence, weaving characters into history, and writing across the spectrum of all characters.
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Rita Oakes writes short stories, generally horror, dark fantasy, and historical fiction. She graduated from the Odyssey Writing Workshop the year Harlan Ellison was Writer-in-Residence. Her work has appeared in the anthologies The Many Faces of Van Helsing, Time Well Bent, and Zombies: Shambling through the Ages, as well as in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Aeon Speculative Fiction, and Paradox. Her collection, Comrades-in-Arms, features mostly gay protagonists in a variety of historical settings from the Napoleonic Wars through WWII, is available from Lethe Press and Amazon.com in print, Kindle, and audio formats.
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