Episode 018: John Tibbetts' Interview with T.E.D. Klein
Episode 018 of the AboutSF podcast is a recording of an interview John C. Tibbetts conducted with Dark Fantasy writer T.E.D. Klein. If you have not been following the podcasts, John Tibbetts, associate professor in the department of Film and Media Studies at the University of Kansas, provided donations of audio interviews with luminaries in the fields of Science Fiction and Fantasy, including Ray Bradbury, Frederick Pohl and Stephen King, among others, to the J. Wayne and Elsie M. Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction in Lawrence, KS. The interviews, gathered during the course of a lifetime of reading, collecting, and writing about Science Fiction, include conversations with Frederick Pohl, Poul Anderson, Jack Williamson, L. Sprague De Camp, and many more.
T.E.D. Klein has received a great deal of critical praise for his novel The Ceremonies, his collection of novellas Dark Gods, and his short fiction. He was the editor of the Twilight Zone magazine in the 1980s, and has penned several non-fiction articles about horror and dark fantasy including several for The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural. Klein won the 1986 World Fantasy Award for his novella, "Nadelman's God."
In this podcast, Klein discusses his time as an editor, his struggles with writer's block, and the need for writers to be readers.
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