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Nancy Kress

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Audio and Video from July 21, with Nancy Kress & Kim Stanley Robinson

Fantastic Fiction at KGB

Here’s the audio and video from July’s YouTube livestream with Nancy Kress & Kim Stanley Robinson.

1hr 41mins

30 Jul 2021

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Little Animals by Nancy Kress (audio)

Clarkesworld Magazine

This episode features "Little Animals" written by Nancy Kress. Published in the June 2021 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: https://clarkesworldmagazine.com/kress_06_21 Support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/join/clarkesworld?

1hr 6mins

27 Jun 2021

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Keep It Short 37: Nancy Kress' "Little Animals"

Keep It Short: A Short Story Discussion Podcast

In this episode of Keep It Short, a short story discussion podcast, Casey and Larry jump into Nancy Kress' "Little Animals" and contemplate the way in which we interact with the memories of those who've passed away. Little Animals by Nancy Kress : Clarkesworld Magazine - Science Fiction & Fantasy

32mins

24 Jun 2021

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eWriters & Illustrators of the Future Podcast Guest Nancy Kress gives the 3 key points of world-building

UFO Paranormal Radio & United Public Radio

Nancy Kress is the author of thirty-three books, including twenty-six novels, four collections of short stories, and three books on writing. Her work has won six Nebulas, two Hugos, a Sturgeon, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and has been translated into two dozen languages, including Klingon. In addition to writing, Kress often teaches at various venues around the country and abroad, including a visiting lectureship at the University of Leipzig, a 2017 writing class in Beijing, and the annual intensive workshop Taos Toolbox, which she teaches every summer with Walter Jon Williams.In this interview, Nancy discusses world-building addressing these key topics:1. How much do you have to do?2. When?3. How?What are the resources? Who and how is the authority? What is the power line? What is the finance line? How are resources allocated? How is authority enforced? Who has rights? What are the caste levels in that society? A great start to Nancy's writing is her novel, the near-future speculative fiction "Beggars in Spain."If you prefer thrillers is "Stinger."For space opera read "The Probability Series."Show less

33mins

19 Nov 2020

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96. Nancy Kress gives the 3 key points of world-building

Writers of the Future Podcast

Nancy Kress is the author of thirty-three books, including twenty-six novels, four collections of short stories, and three books on writing. Her work has won six Nebulas, two Hugos, a Sturgeon, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, and has been translated into two dozen languages, including Klingon. In addition to writing, Kress often teaches at various venues around the country and abroad, including a visiting lectureship at the University of Leipzig, a 2017 writing class in Beijing, and the annual intensive workshop Taos Toolbox, which she teaches every summer with Walter Jon Williams.In this interview, Nancy discusses world-building addressing these key topics:1. How much do you have to do?2. When?3. How?What are the resources? Who and how is the authority? What is the power line? What is the finance line? How are resources allocated? How is authority enforced? Who has rights? What are the caste levels in that society?A great start to Nancy's writing is her novel, the near-future speculative fiction "Beggars in Spain."If you prefer thrillers is "Stinger."For space opera read "The Probability Series."

33mins

3 Nov 2020

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Episode 473: Ten Minutes with Nancy Kress and Jack Skillingstead

The Coode Street Podcast

Ten minutes with... is a special series presented by Coode Street that sees readers and booklovers from around the world talk about what they're reading right now and what's getting them through these difficult times. Gary spends a few minutes with Jack Skillingstead and 2021 WorldCon Guest of Honor Nancy Kress talking about reading science; Jane Austen, Star Trek, and the comforts of an orderly world; the appeal of Hollywood biographies; and revisiting old favorites like Philip K. Dick, Robert Bloch, and Roger Zelazny. Books mentioned include: Sea Change by Nancy Kress The Eleventh Gate by Nancy Kress The Chaos Function by Jack Skillingstead Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe by Brian Greene The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality by Brian Greene The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene Zelda: A Biography by Nancy Mitford The Ragman's Son by Kirk Douglas Hello Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand by William J. Mann

16mins

8 Jul 2020

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Episode 52: Nancy Kress

The Worldshapers

An hour-long interview with Nancy Kress, bestselling Nebula, Hugo, Sturgeon, and Campbell Award-winning author of thirty science fiction and fantasy novels and novellas and five short-story collections, including Beggars in Spain, Probability Space, and Steal Across the Sky, as well as three non-fiction books for Writer’s Digest on the fundamentals of writing. Websitewww.nancykress.com Nancy Kress’s Amazon Page The Introduction Nancy Kress … Continue reading "Episode 52: Nancy Kress" Source

52mins

16 May 2020

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BFRH 2020 05 08: Nancy Kress on The Eleventh Gate; and David Weber's Uncompromising Honor, Part 12.

The Baen Free Radio Hour

Nancy Kress discusses The Eleventh Gate, a science fiction novel that combines exciting space opera action and quantum physics speculation into a brew of adventure and cosmic wonder by multiple award winning author Kress; and David Weber's Uncompromising Honor, Part 12.

51mins

8 May 2020

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"End Game" by Nancy Kress

LeVar Burton Reads

A man becomes obsessed with quieting the thoughts and static in his brain. You can find this story in FOUNTAIN OF AGE by Nancy Kress.

44mins

25 Feb 2020

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March 2019: Nancy Kress and Jack Skillingstead

The SF in SF Podcast

Nancy Kress is the author of 27 novels, three books on writing, four short story collections, and over 100 works of short fiction. While she never planned on becoming a writer, she started writing fiction in 1973, while pregnant with her second child; staying at home full-time with infants left her time to experiment! Her first story, “The Earth Dwellers,” appeared in Galaxy in 1976. Her first novel, The Prince of Morning Bells, appeared in 1981 from Pocket Books. Her fiction has won six Nebulas, two Hugos, a Sturgeon, and a John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Her work has been translated into Swedish, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Danish, Polish, Croatian, Korean, Lithuanian, Chinese, Romanian, Japanese, Russian, and Klingon, none of which she can read. She married to writer Jack Skillingstead, our other guest tonight.Jack Skillingstead submitted a story, in 2001, to Stephen King’s “On Writing” contest. He won — and began selling regularly to major science fiction and fantasy markets. To date he has published more than 40 stories in various magazines, Year’s Best volumes and original anthologies. Jack has also published two novels, Harbinger, which was nominated for a Locus Award for First Novel, and Life on the Preservation, which was a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award. In addition, his story collection, Are You There and Other Stories was also nominated for a Locus Award for Best Collection. Jack’s short story “Dead Worlds” was short-listed for the Theodore Sturgeon Award. In 2019 The Chaos Function will appear from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.Tonight's moderator is Jacob Weisman, founder of Tachyon Publications.

1hr 31mins

27 Apr 2019

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