Galactic Chat 34 Rochita Loenen-Ruiz

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In this episode Sean chats with Rochita Loenen-Ruiz about her reading experiences growing up in the provinces of the Philippines and the influences on Filipino Writing particularly Speculative Fiction.  They also talk about conceptions of Diversity in the genre and the where the largest misunderstandings seem to be. The finish the show talking about Rochita's story, What Really Happened at Ficandula. 

Please enjoy.


Links mentioned:

Hunting for Stories in the Philippines published in Weird Fiction Review (2012)
We See a Different Frontier
Indian SF
The World SF Blog (archived)
Cheeky Frawg
Flipside /Flipreads( for Australian's search on Kobo or Amazon for titles)
Charles Tan
Strange Horizons
Alternative Alamat

Hard Copy Books:

Fabulists and Chroniclers by Christina Pantoja Hidalgo

Author links:

Rochita's Websites: From the Beloved Country , Chie and Weng Read Books
Rochita's Twitter: @rcloenenruiz 


Credits


Interviewer: Sean Wright

Guest: Rochita Loenen-Ruiz

Music & Intro: Tansy Rayner Roberts

Post-production: Sean Wright


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