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If This Goes On (Don't Panic) is a podcast about hope and resistance in Science Fiction and Fantasy. Cohosts Alan Bailey, Cat Rambo, Diane Morrison, and Graeme Barber interview a diverse breadth of writers, editors, activists, gamers, and various other members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy community.

Past guests include:

  • Charlie Stross
  • P. Djeli Clark
  • Bill Campbell
  • Tobius Buckell
  • Cadwell Turnbull
  • James Morrow
  • Malka Older
  • Ellen Datlow


Sep 29, 2022

In this episode, Alan and Diane chat with author and journalist, Sim Kern, about their new collection, space billionaires, and writing good characters.

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Sep 9, 2022

In this live episode, Alan interviews the Hugo nominated creators of the Hugo, Girl podcast. They discuss their favorite bad Hugo winners, how they develop the podcast, and how they feel about the nomination.

Aug 28, 2022

Halloween comes early in this episode. Alan chats with with the African Queen of Horror, Nuzo Onoh about her work.

They also discuss living through a civil war, the horror genre, and non-western story structures.

Jul 21, 2022

In this episode, Diane and Alan chat with with author, poet, translator, professor and editor Kazim Ali about his Choose Your Own Adventure novel: Citidal of Whispers.

They also discuss Choose Your Own Adventure history, writing branching story lines, D&D, and how to get involved in...

Jul 11, 2022

In this panel recorded at the Writer's Conduit Conference in 2022, we discuss topics like: Why is SFF good at discussing social norms, is it a moral imperative for writers to resist norms, and how do you write effective arguments. Panel guests include: Alan Bailey (Moderator), Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki, ...