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The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 24b: Interview with Justine Saracen

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 08:00

Interview with Justine Saracen

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 24b - No transcript is available at this time

(Originally aired 2018/07/14 - listen here)

In this episode we talk about

  • The Berlin Airlift and its historic context
  • Why Justine started writing about World War II
  • Political parallels with current politics
  • The hazards of writing non-romance novels in history
  • How wartime disruption of social roles creates a useful setting for lesbian fiction
  • Justine’s non-WWII novels and the “cross-time” approach to historical fiction
  • Using historical fiction to show repeating human patterns
  • Favorite research sources: location, location, location
  • Justine’s current project: The Sami in Norway in WWII

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