EPISODE ARCHIVE

IMAGINARY WORLDS IS A BI-WEEKLY PODCAST HOSTED BY ERIC MOLINSKY ABOUT SCI-FI AND OTHER FANTASY GENRES -- HOW WE CREATE THEM AND WHY WE SUSPEND OUR DISBELIEF​.


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MUSIC LIST

One Last Job by Sono Sanctus

​Actualy Reality by Lucky Dragon

​Speak Your Own Language by Lucky Dragon

Safed Koh by Phantom Fauna 

Morning Mist by Podington Bear


2016 marks the ten-year anniversary of Octavia Butler's passing. Commemorative events are happening across Southern California, where she spent most of her life, from conferences to panels to walking tours. Recently, I've become obsessed with her writing -- which can be so powerfully disturbing it keeps me up at night, while at the same time, I can't get enough of itNisi Shawl, Ayana Jamieson and Cauleen Smith explain how Butler came to tell stories about power imbalances between humans and other worldly beings, and what her work means to them.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Episode 46: The Legacy of Octavia Butler