Australian Spec Fic In Focus: The Podcast



Australian Spec Fic in Focus is an award winning Australian site that reviews science fiction and fantasy. The ASiF! Podcast features interviews, book chats and reviews. You can also check out our online news, features and reviews at:


  • ASIF! Podcast #3, December 2008

    ASIF! Podcast #3, December 2008

    22/12/2008 Duration: 01h06min

    In this episode, Alisa Krasnostein, Kathryn Linge, Tansy Rayner Roberts and Alexandra Pierce discuss the works of Justin Larbalestier. First up is her young adult non-fiction, her new novel 'How to Ditch Your Fairy' and the 'Magic or Madness' trilogy. Please note there are spoilers for HTDYF between 10:05 and 15:45. We also discuss her non-fiction feminist works 'Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction' and 'Daughters of Earth' from 30:00 and includes discussion of the books, feminist science fiction, James Tiptree Jr, the James Tiptree Jr Award, fandom, academia, and tentacles.

  • ASif! Podcast #2, December 2007

    ASif! Podcast #2, December 2007

    27/12/2007 Duration: 20min

    In this episode, Tansy Rayner Roberts and Alexandra Pierce discuss 'New Amsterdam', by Elizabeth Bear. Published by Subterranean Press, 'New Amsterdam' is a collection of six linked short stories featuring mysteries, a crown sorceress and investigator, and vampires.