Auspicium Melioris Aevi, by Neon Yang. In a future where famous historical leaders are cloned and trained in a mysterious Academy to become advisors to the world’s nations, the fiftieth copy of Harry Lee Kuan Yew tries to buck the system. (This story first appeared in Issue 15 of Uncanny Magazine.) Bonus Interview: Subscribers to the Likewise Media Patreon campaign can hear an interview with author Neon Yang. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RadioPublic | Stitcher | Spotify | RSS Support: Support our Patreon | Donate via PayPal | Leave a review Share: Tweet this episode | Share to Facebook Connect: Email | Newsletter | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
Breaking the Glass Slipper: Women in science fiction, fantasy, and horror
I have been thoroughly enjoying JY Yang’s Tensorate series of novellas so wanted to chat to them about blending science fiction and fantasy, non-binary representation in SFF, and using different structures and forms across a series! Fair warning – there is a lot of giggling in this episode. But hey, it’s nice when interviewer and […]The post The moment of the novella with JY Yang first appeared on Breaking the Glass Slipper.
SSBC Classic: Circus Girl, The Hunter, and Mirror Boy by Neon Yang
Spooky & Strange
"I woke with my lungs burning and a wall of green murk crushing me. I thought I was going to die, until I saw that there was a boy in the water." Praise Leviathan! Grab a bucket of squid ink and brave the murky depths for book club to talk about "Circus Girl, The Hunter, and Mirror Boy", a spooky, ghostly, magical short story by Neon Yang. We dive deep into mirror symbolism and marvel at the moody atmosphere, dystopian drowned future worldbuilding, and endless clever easter eggs packed into this evocative short. Stay dry, squiddies. Cover art by Ashley Mackenzie. Read the story on Tor.com: https://www.tor.com/2019/01/30/circus-girl-the-hunter-and-mirror-boy/ * Theme: Magical Transition by Kevin McLeod * Additional music and sound effects from zapsplat.com
Ep 117 - Reading Series Is Like Dating and JY Yang!
Brea and Mallory talk about book series and interview writer JY Yang. Use the hashtag #ReadingGlassesPodcast to participate in online discussion! Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com! Reading Glasses Merch Links - Reading Glasses Facebook Group Reading Glasses Goodreads Group Amazon Wish List Newsletter Book Buddy JY Yang https://twitter.com/halleluyang https://www.patreon.com/jyyang The Ascent to Godhood by JY Yang Books Mentioned - This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett The Guin Saga Manga by Kazuaki Yanagisawa Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older In The Woods by Tana French Homeland by R.A. Salvatore Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Blue Bear by Walter Moers Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) by Jim Butcher The Rosewater Insurrection by Tade Thompson Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Fantasy writer Neon Yang joins us on the pod to discuss their Tensorate series of silkpunk novels. Neon was our writer in residence at Dragon Hall in June and it was the perfect opportunity to explore their approach to world building, the origins of the series and what is coming next. Hosted by Simon Jones and Steph McKenna. Find out more about our work at https://nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Music by Bennet Maples.
Eavesdrop on a Sunday brunch with JY Yang as we discuss why they consider themselves "a master of hermitry,” the catalyst that gave birth to their award-nominated Tensorate Universe, why they think of themselves as terrible at world-building, how their dislike of the Matt Damon movie The Great Wall gave them an idea for a novel, the surprising results after they polled fans on which of their works was most award-worthy, their beginnings writing Star Trek and Star Wars fan fiction, why they never played video games until their 30s, the Samuel R. Delany writing advice they hesitated to share, and much more.
Our sixth podcast for October is “Old Domes” written by JY Yang and read by Kate Baker.Originally published in We See a Different Frontier, edited by Fabio Fernandes and Djibril al-Ayad, 2013.Subscribe to our podcast.