Nicole Petit joins the gang to talk about her new collection, Speakeasies and Spiritualists. It's a tribute to Rose Mackenberg, Harry Houdini's chief supernatural investigator. We talk about her, her career, and the stories she inspired--including a unique look into the first two works of historical fiction about her. In addition, we talk about two of Nicole Petit's open calls (look here for word on what to do if you're submitting!), Stagecoach, weird westerns, and the life of an editor.
All this, and Ben and James discuss the US/Japan mech battle!