Ariadne’s note: The World Poetry Cafe Radio Show with hosts Lucia, Lawrence and Isreal welcomed Nina to the radio with a phone in interview. TO LISTEN TO THE SHOW CLICK HERE!
Nina Munteanu is a Canadian ecologist, novelist and world traveler. In addition to five published novels, she has authored award-winning short stories, articles and non-fiction books, which have been translated into several languages throughout the world. Recognition for her work includes the Midwest Book Review Reader’s Choice Award, finalist for Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year Award, the SLF Fountain Award, and the Aurora Award, Canada’s top prize in science fiction.
Nina writes for several print and online magazines and served as assistant editor-in-chief of Imagikon, a Romanian speculative magazine.
Nina lectured for over twenty years at colleges and universities, where she taught and published papers in scientific journals. Nina also teaches writing and coaches writers. Nina’s guidebook, The Fiction Writer: Get Published, WriteNow! was adopted by schools and universities across North America. Its Romanian version was launched by Editura Paralela 45 October 2011 at the Gaudeamus Book Fair in Bucharest and will be followed soon in the series with a book on how to keep a journal. Her award-winning blog The Alien Next Door hosts lively discussion on science, travel, pop culture, writing and movies. Visit www.ninamunteanu to find her teaching DVDs, webinars through Writer’s Digest University and other teaching materials.
Here are some links to some summary info on the books:
Iambik Audiobooks: The site that carries the audiobook: http://iambik.com/books/outer-diverse-by-nina-munteanu/
Interview with Dawn Harvey on making the audiobook: http://sfgirl-thealiennextdoor.blogspot.ca/2012/09/dawn-harvey-voice-of-rhea-hawke-in.html
good short summary of Outer Diverse: http://sfgirl-*thealiennextdoor.blogspot.ca/2011/08/outer-diverse-by-nina-munteanu.html
interview with Costi on the cover: http://sfgirl-thealiennextdoor.blogspot.ca/2012/02/costi-gurgu-interview.html