36 min

Female Warriors with Kameron Hurley Females in Fantasy

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Kameron Hurley, author of The Stars Are Legion, The Geek Feminist Revolution, God's War, and many other epic books, joins me to talk about female warriors — and their frequent erasure from our narratives.

Is it "realistic" to write about badass female fighters? What can we learn about the roles of women in war, and in society at large, by looking at history, cultures throughout the world, and the very real women who surround us in our everyday lives?

All this and more in today's episode.

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If you haven't read Kameron's award-winning essay, "We Have Always Fought", you need to! Here's the link:
http://aidanmoher.com/blog/featured-article/2013/05/we-have-always-fought-challenging-the-women-cattle-and-slaves-narrative-by-kameron-hurley/

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Keep up with Kameron via her newsletter:
http://www.kameronhurley.com/newsletter/
Or on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/KameronHurley

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I have a poetry book coming out! It's called A Canvas of Stars. It's available on Amazon:
http://a.co/d/75wzrss

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If you enjoy Females in Fantasy, please rate and review it on iTunes!

Also, you can become a patron to participate in the creation of the show, and get goodies like bookmarks, extra content, and more:
http://patreon.com/femalesinfantasy

Podcast follow links:
Shop: http://shop.femalesinfantasy.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/femalesnfantasy
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/femalesinfantasy

Kameron Hurley, author of The Stars Are Legion, The Geek Feminist Revolution, God's War, and many other epic books, joins me to talk about female warriors — and their frequent erasure from our narratives.

Is it "realistic" to write about badass female fighters? What can we learn about the roles of women in war, and in society at large, by looking at history, cultures throughout the world, and the very real women who surround us in our everyday lives?

All this and more in today's episode.

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If you haven't read Kameron's award-winning essay, "We Have Always Fought", you need to! Here's the link:
http://aidanmoher.com/blog/featured-article/2013/05/we-have-always-fought-challenging-the-women-cattle-and-slaves-narrative-by-kameron-hurley/

---

Keep up with Kameron via her newsletter:
http://www.kameronhurley.com/newsletter/
Or on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/KameronHurley

---

I have a poetry book coming out! It's called A Canvas of Stars. It's available on Amazon:
http://a.co/d/75wzrss

---

If you enjoy Females in Fantasy, please rate and review it on iTunes!

Also, you can become a patron to participate in the creation of the show, and get goodies like bookmarks, extra content, and more:
http://patreon.com/femalesinfantasy

Podcast follow links:
Shop: http://shop.femalesinfantasy.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/femalesnfantasy
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/femalesinfantasy

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