Sci-fi Author Marc Laidlaw Reading His Short Stories on YouTube #cyberpunk
When we talk about cyberpunk sci-fi, most of the time, the only authors that come up are the original fab four: William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, Rudy Rucker, and John Shirley. But there were plenty of others associated with the original “Mirrorshades Group,” namely Lew Shiner, Pat Cadigan, Paul Di Filippo, Greg Bear, Tom Maddox, Richard Kadrey, and our next guest, Marc Laidlaw.
Marc is the author of Dad’s Nuke and Neon Lotus, two essential books in the first-wave cyberpunk canon. Marc has recently started reading his short fiction and posting the audio files on YouTube. He has 13 stories online so far. He does a great job with the narration and character voicings.
And, as Mark Frauenfelder points out on Boing Boing, Marc has also released his novels as Kindle editions, and if you have a Kindle Unlimited membership (try a month for free), you can read them as part of your membership.
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