The Lesbian Talk Show

Interview with Zen Cho - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 33c

April 20, 2019

Interview with Zen Cho

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 33c with Heather Rose Jones 

A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.

NOTE: This month’s On the Shelf incorrectly announced this month’s guest as Molly Tanzer. The Molly Tanzer interview will appear at a future date.

In this episode we talk about

  • The Malaysian influences in Zen’s fiction
  • 19th century English literature and engaging with colonial legacies through fiction
  • Her favorite historic eras that may see stories in the future
  • The challenges of researching less-represented historic eras and regions
  • Being inspired by the gaps and omissions in mainstream history
  • The similar challenges of writing queer characters and writing non-Western characters

Publications mentioned:

A transcript is pending

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Zen Cho Online

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