Speculative Poetry

Sharifah and Jenn discuss Christopher Tolkien’s legacy, adaptation updates for The Watch and Snowpiercer, speculative poetry, and more.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Read Harder 2020 Challenge, Saga Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, and LMBPN Publishing.

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Christopher Tolkien dies at age 95

Concerns about The Watch adaptation, Parts 1 and 2

Snowpiercer TV show gets air date

‘Binti’ Adaptation From Michael Ellenberg in the Works at Hulu

Ghost Bride trailer


Reference: Speculative Poetry post

“3-D Printed Brother” by Millie Ho, Strange Horizons

“Ọ́jí Íjè [KOLA JOURNEY]“ by Uche Ogbuji, FIYAH Issue #11

“The Dissolution of Icarus” by Michelle Muenzler, Liminality Poetry Issue #18

“Unbraided, Clean” by Terese Mason Pierre, FIYAH Issue #10

Life On Mars by Tracy K. Smith (“My God, It’s Full of Stars”)

“Turning the Leaves” by Amal El-Mohtar, Apex Magazine

Goblin Fruit — Archives (edited by Amal El-Mohtar)

“Skyscraper” by Annika Barranti Klein, Fireside Fiction