Content: In this episode, we talk with novelist R.F. Kuang about her first novel, and the role of myth, history, and religion in fiction. She also gives some great advice for beginning writers.
Hosted by Dean Karpowicz with Sam Stienke and Alley Ryan.
About R.F. Kuang
Rebecca F. Kuang is the Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy Award nominated author of The Poppy War and The Dragon Republic (Harper Voyager). She is currently pursuing an MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies at Oxford University on a Marshall Scholarship. Her debut The Poppy War was listed by Time, Amazon, Goodreads, and the Guardian as one of the best books of 2018 and has won the Crawford Award and Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel. Find more of her work on her website and follow her on Twitter.
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