This episode carries content warnings for mentions of parental death, terminal illness, serial killers, and feelings of powerlessness. Additionally, the reading from this episode contains an overall sense of tension and dread. If you would like to skip the reading, you can skip forward 18 minutes from the beginning of the reading to bypass it.
This time around, we’re joined once again by the incomparable Sarah Gailey (@gaileyfrey) to talk about their incredible (and incredibly terrifying) new book, Just Like Home, available July 19th wherever fine books are sold! Sarah tells us about the staggering number of rewrites that this book went through and what was learned along the way.
Things we mention this episode:
The Luminous Dead, by Caitlin Starling
The Southern Reach Trilogy, by Jeff VanderMeer
Flowers for the Sea, by Zin E. Rocklyn
Magic for Liars, by Sarah Gailey
The Death of Jane Lawrence, by Caitlin Starling
Eat the Rich, by Sarah Gailey and Pius Bak
The Echo Wife, by Sarah Gailey
“The Foundations of Decay,” by My Chemical Romance
Number One Fan, by Meg Elison
Empire of the Wild, by Cherie Dimaline
Join us in two weeks, when my guest will be Amanda Cook!