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Bugs! Blood! Brutal Women! An Interview With Kameron Hurley
KPFA Women's Magazine talks with science fiction author Kameron Hurley, creator of the blog "Brutal Women" and the acclaimed series, Bel Dame Apocrypha. Audio: 26:05
Kate Raphael speaks with science fiction author and blogger Kameron Hurley. Kameron is the author of The Bel Dame Apocrypha, a trilogy including God's War, Rapture and Infidel. Kameron studied history and talks about how she became a science fiction writer described as "somewhat on the feminist side" and that it's okay to be female, powerful and strong. She also discusses censorship and bullying in the science fiction and fantasy writers community, and what it's like to be a conscientious science fiction writer in a racist, sexist society and how she confronts those voices in herself and her own writings.