Matthew, Elena, Marina, and Mel talk with Sam Asher about his beautifully strange story Boy, Deer, Chair. We discuss symbolism, inherited trauma, pantsers vs. plotters, and imposter syndrome.
Referenced in this episode:
Boy, Deer, Chair by Sam Asher on The Metaworker website
Chelsea Sutton – author recommended by Sam
Karen Joy Fowler – author recommended by Sam
Sam Asher is an alcoholic born and partly raised in the Middle-East, now living in New York. He loves translating English -language fiction into Arabic, and being terrible at social media. Find his work in Amazing Stories, Daily SF, and the Gateway Review.