In episode 237 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author Naomi Novik.
Naomi Novik was born in New York in 1973, a first-generation American, and raised on Polish fairy tales, Baba Yaga, and Tolkien. She studied English Literature at Brown University and did graduate work in Computer Science at Columbia University before leaving to participate in the design and development of the computer game Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide.
She is one of the founding board members of the Organization for Transformative Works, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the fair-use rights of fan creators, and is herself a fanfic writer and fan vidder.
This week’s picks:
- Naomi: Tales from the Flat Earth by Tanith Lee
- John: The Providence of Fire by Brian Stavely
- Patrick: Fate RPG Game System
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