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The Caribbean Science Fiction Network

15 EpisodesProduced by Jarrel De MatasWebsite

Want to learn more about Caribbean fantasy, folklore, speculative, and science fiction? Interested in established and emerging Caribbean voices about all things sf? Then tune in to The Caribbean Science Fiction Network. In this podcast I showcase emerging and established Caribbean voices who use sf … read more

15 Episodes | 2021 - 2022

Nalo Hopkinson: Survival in a Sunken World

January 7th, 2022


Welcome to the season 2 premiere! In this first episode I chat with Jamaican Nalo Hopkinson about her latest novella 'Broad Dutty Water: A Sunken …

Malka Older: Thinking about disasters differently

December 17th, 2021


What can we learn from disasters? In this episode I chat with Disaster Sociologist Malka Older about the representation of disasters in science …

Season 1 Preview

December 11th, 2021


A mash up of Season 1 guests. Enjoy!


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Brandon O’Brien - A radically different Caribbean

December 3rd, 2021


How can the Cthulu mythos be reimagined? Where can Caribbean identity be thought of as radically different? What are some ways of perceiving time? …

Kafi Kareem & Patrick Meikle: An un-fore-gettable Caribbean adventure

November 19th, 2021


Caribbean children playing golf? Reconnecting with ancestors through a magical portal? You're not in Kansas anymore, you're in the Caribbean! This …

Diana McCaulay: Changing hearts with climate fiction

November 5th, 2021


Where can Caribbean climate fiction open our hearts as well as our minds? What is the state of humanity during an increasingly worse climate crisis? …

Rafael Ocasio: Mapping Puerto Rico through folklore

October 22nd, 2021


Un episodio especial! I chat with Puerto Rican literary historian Rafael Ocasio about his latest collection which, like the early 20th century …

Robert Edison Sandiford: You have the power...use it

October 8th, 2021


Folklore, myth, superheroes. In this episode, Barbadian writer Robert Edison Sandiford explores our own Caribbean source of power in his novel 'And …

Stephanie Saulter: Looking 'forward' to the next big disruption

September 24th, 2021


In this episode, Jamaican writer Stephanie Saulter discusses 'Regeneration', the final book of the 'Evolution' trilogy. Energy, humanity, politics, …

Karen Lord: Imagining the future of health

September 10th, 2021


How can literature illuminate matters of public health and Caribbean futures? Listen to Barbadian writer, Karen Lord, discuss her latest short story "The Plague Doctors" which is eerily prophetic in its portrayal of an …

Robert Antoni: The Camera Does A Magical Thing

August 28th, 2021


Reader and listener be advised: This is no ordinary novel, this is a shapeshifting piece of work. In this episode, I chat with prize-winning author …

Tricia Chin: The Trees Were Portals

August 13th, 2021


In this episode, Tricia Chin reimagines a world populated by nonhuman folklore characters and humans in her debut book ‘Tabanca and Other Stories’. …

Everard McBain: We don't need a superhero, we need a JUMBIE

July 30th, 2021


How can local animation redefine what it means to be a superhero? Where can folklore help us preserve and accept our rich Caribbean identity? In this …

Introducing The Caribbean Science Fiction Network

July 29th, 2021


Welcome to The Caribbean Science Fiction Network - a celebration of all things fantasy, folklore, speculative fiction, and of course science fiction. 

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