Unreliable Narrators



Were a group of friends that met at the Viable Paradise workshop and continue to commiserate as we pursue careers in writing. We talk about all things genre fiction, from novels to TV and film, comics and beyond. Were writers, readers, fans, and now podcasters!


  • 183 – Nebula Awards Weekend with Fran Wilde and Rosemary Claire Smith

    28/05/2019 Duración: 41min

    Chris heads south for the Nebula Awards Weekend in L.A. and runs into some familiar faces. Rosemary Claire Smith chats about life after T-Rex Time…Continue Reading183 – Nebula Awards Weekend with Fran Wilde and Rosemary Claire Smith

  • 182 – Author Spotlight: Isabel Yap

    15/05/2019 Duración: 59min

    Author Isabel Yap‘s short fiction has been published in Uncanny, at Tor.com and many other genre venues. Cath and Chia sit down with Isabel and…Continue Reading182 – Author Spotlight: Isabel Yap

  • 181 – The MexicanX initiative and A Larger Reality, Part 2

    02/05/2019 Duración: 40min

    It’s the exciting conclusion of our conversation with members of the MexicanX Initiative from Worldcon 76 and the anthology, A Larger Reality: Speculative Fiction from…Continue Reading181 – The MexicanX initiative and A Larger Reality, Part 2

  • 180 – The MexicanX Initiative and A Larger Reality, Part 1

    01/05/2019 Duración: 39min

    An interview so epic, it wouldn’t fit in one episode! Chris and George sit down with members of the MexicanX Initiative from Worldcon 76 and…Continue Reading180 – The MexicanX Initiative and A Larger Reality, Part 1

  • 179 – Author Spotlight: Laird Barron

    16/04/2019 Duración: 47min

    Laird Barron made a name for himself scaring the pants off horror fans with his short fiction collections like The Imago Sequence and Other Stories.…Continue Reading179 – Author Spotlight: Laird Barron

  • 178 – All Reboots Great and Gritty

    03/04/2019 Duración: 49min

    The Narrators convene to discuss the current media obsession with reboots, reimaginings, remasters and rereleases. Why (oh why) do these things happen? What are the…Continue Reading178 – All Reboots Great and Gritty

  • 177 – Author Spotlight: Katharine Duckett

    19/03/2019 Duración: 28min

    Tempest fans are in for a treat this week as we talk to author Katharine Duckett, whose reimagining of Shakespeare’s world, the novella Miranda in…Continue Reading177 – Author Spotlight: Katharine Duckett

  • 176 – Kindle Covers and Formatting

    05/03/2019 Duración: 30min

    Cath taps her resources to come up with an interview about formatting self-published covers and e-books, featuring former guest J. Kathleen Cheney and designer Michele…Continue Reading176 – Kindle Covers and Formatting

  • 175 – MFA Aftermath with Stephanie Vance

    19/02/2019 Duración: 34min

    Way back when, we interviewed Stephanie Vance as she began the Creative Writing MFA program at Western Colorado University. Time apparently flies here in the…Continue Reading175 – MFA Aftermath with Stephanie Vance

  • 174 – Book Reports

    05/02/2019 Duración: 34min

    Remember a while back when we gave each other Not-So-Secret Santa books to read? No? Well, things are rough in the Sad Timeline. Whether you…Continue Reading174 – Book Reports

  • 173 – Christopher Kastensmidt Returns

    22/01/2019 Duración: 42min

    Never let it be said we here at UN HQ don’t go out of our way for a good interview. Cath travels to Brazil to…Continue Reading173 – Christopher Kastensmidt Returns

  • 172 – Author Spotlight: Tasha Suri

    08/01/2019 Duración: 23min

    We begin the new year with tea and conversation courtesy of British author Tasha Suri, whose debut novel Empire of Sand caused a stir in …Continue Reading172 – Author Spotlight: Tasha Suri

  • 171 – Alex White: A Bad Deal for the Whole Galaxy

    25/12/2018 Duración: 35min

    Repeat offender! We close out the year by catching up with Alex White, one of our favorite guests from the past few months. Volume two…Continue Reading171 – Alex White: A Bad Deal for the Whole Galaxy

  • 170 – Shiz the Season

    11/12/2018 Duración: 37min

    Even here in the official Crappiest Timeline, the winter holidays fast approach. We sit down for our annual look back at the year that was…Continue Reading170 – Shiz the Season

  • 169 – Comics Spotlight: Jim Zub

    27/11/2018 Duración: 54min

    Chris, Chia and George celebrate Thanksgiving by chatting with comics creator Jim Zub. He has worked on the Avengers and Champions for Marvel, the current…Continue Reading169 – Comics Spotlight: Jim Zub

  • 168 – Author Spotlight: Rena Rossner

    13/11/2018 Duración: 34min

    Sisters of the Winter Wood author Rena Rossner joins us via the magic of the internet. We discuss her aforementioned, ambitious debut novel as well…Continue Reading168 – Author Spotlight: Rena Rossner

  • 167 – Grady Hendrix: We Sold our Souls

    30/10/2018 Duración: 47min

    Happy Halloween, ladies! We celebrate impending scares with the return of one of our favorite guests, Grady Hendrix. His new novel, We Sold Our Souls,…Continue Reading167 – Grady Hendrix: We Sold our Souls

  • 166 – Author Spotlight: Beth Cato

    23/10/2018 Duración: 38min

    Author Beth Cato has been thrilling fantasy fans with works like The Clockwork Dagger and Breath of Earth for the past few years–and that’s not…Continue Reading166 – Author Spotlight: Beth Cato

  • 165 – Apocalypse and Dystopia

    16/10/2018 Duración: 46min

    When things go south in speculative fiction, it’s usually because of one (or both!) of the twin pillars of disaster, apocalypse and dystopia. The Narrators…Continue Reading165 – Apocalypse and Dystopia

  • 164 – Author Spotlight: Philip Fracassi

    03/10/2018 Duración: 58min

    We slink into October, our favorite month of horrors, with screenwriter and author Philip Fracassi. He tells us about his unique, film-inspired process for writing…Continue Reading164 – Author Spotlight: Philip Fracassi

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