Posts Tagged ‘ fiction ’

Zero Squared #131: Fire Hides Everywhere

Nov 9th, 2017 | By

Julian Feelds is a Swiss novelist, filmmaker, and visual artist. Throughout his life, Julian has lived across South America, Europe, and the United States He currently works and lives in Los Angeles, California. I want to remind you that we’ve moved the Inside Zero Books podcast from the Zero Books blog to Patreon. This will

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Zero Squared #77: Quitting Bizarre Writing

Jul 29th, 2016 | By

Chris Kelso is a Bizzaro fiction writer and he’s the guest this week on the Zero Books podcast. In this episode you’ll hear why Chris is thinking about quitting writing, how Bizarro fiction was mostly just an escapist fantasy Chris used to compensate for his failing love life, and why it is that, in general,

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Zero Squared #39: Land of Hunger

Oct 7th, 2015 | By

Please take a moment this week to fill out a very short survey. Zero Books is working on offering a book club and we’d like to get your input. Wayne Holloway is a writer director, working in commercials and movies in London and in LA. His first book, Land of Hunger, is out from Zero

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Zero Squared #27: Writing Through Time

Jul 15th, 2015 | By

Rudy Rucker is the guest this week and we discuss his recently published book Journals 1990-2014. Rudy Rucker is a writer and a mathematician who spent 20 years as a Silicon Valley computer scientist. He’s a contemporary master of science-fiction, and received the Philip K. Dick award twice. His 37 published books include novels and

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Zero Squared #16: Drink the Rest of That

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By

Guy J Jackson is the guest this week and we discuss his collection of short stories Drink the Rest of That which came out from Roundfire Books in January. Roundfire Books is an imprint at John Hunt Publishing as is Zero Books. Drink the Rest of That is a collection of shorts meant to be

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New Guidelines for Fiction at Zero Books

Apr 9th, 2015 | By

While being interviewed by the Paris Review in 1990 the novelist and Platonist philosopher Iris Murdoch was asked the following question: Should the novelist also be a moralist and teacher? Murdoch’s answer was that a fiction writer should avoid didactic aims but should embrace the role of the moralist, if not entirely then at least

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Zero Squared #5: Darwin and the Death of God

Feb 4th, 2015 | By

James Morrow is the guest this week. Morrow is a novelist and literary science fiction writer whose most well known work is probably the novel Towing Jehovah and this week we discuss his newest book, out from St. Martin’s Press, Galapagos Regained. Publisher’s Weekly described this new novel as “a comic blend of Victorian science

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Cloud Time by Rob Coley and Dean Lockwood

Jul 25th, 2012 | By

978-1-78099-095-8, $14.95, £9.99 With the cloud, we have certainly entered into what China Mieville dubs the ‘Tentacular Novum’. Even as businesses and consumers embrace it, the cloud remains an unknown force. It is an overdetermined, unutterable power of transformation, an escapee from the ‘prison-house of the known’ as Lovecraft had it. Infused within the fabric

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