Tales from the Trunk


Episode 9: Premee Mohamed - “The Broken Astrolabe of Tychon Silkentongue”

This month, we're joined by Premee Mohamed (@premeesaurus). Premee reads an excerpt of her story, "The Broken Astrolabe of Tychon Silvertongue," and we talk about Moby Dick jokes and the beneficial effects of shitposting on a writer's psyche. Premee's debut novel, Beneath the Rising, comes out March 3rd, 2020, from Solaris Books.


Things mentioned in this episode:

"More Tomorrow," by Premee Mohamed

Moby Dick, by Herman Melville

Beneath the Rising, by Premee Mohamed


Brandon Sanderson doorstopper epic fantasies 

River of Teeth, by Sarah Gailey

All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries, by Martha Wells

Railsea, by China Miéville 

Neuromancer, by William Gibson

A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeline L'Engle

The 13 Clocks, by James Thurber

C. J. Cherryh 

Month of Letters 

No Shit, There I Was 

Escape Pod podcast


Mary Robinette Kowal's Patreon 

John Wiswel 


Join us again on December 20th, when we'll have Sharon Hsu on the show!

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