32. Boys on a Screen or a Page. [Ryan Vance.]

Ryan Vance is a writer, editor, and general literary busybody with a penchant for speculative fiction and queer representation. Originally from rural-ish Northern Ireland, he now lives in Glasgow, Scotland. His work has been published by Friction, Motherboard and Dark Mountain, he reviews for Gutter Magazine, and he recently co-edited an anthology of queer Scottish writing, called We Were Always Here, published by 404 Ink.

Ryan and Michael talk about utopian parents, a zest for fantasy, phantasmic internet friendships, false epiphanies, and how being disillusioned sets you free—amongst many other things.

Ryan’s Five Songs.

Once in a Lifetime by Talking Heads.
Fast as You Can by Fiona Apple.
Transatlanticism by Death Cab for Cutie.
He Poos Clouds by Final Fantasy (Owen Pallett).
Bizness by tUnE-yArDs.

Show Notes.

Ryan on Twitter.

Ryan’s website, where you can find out more about his writing.

We Were Always Here, a queer words anthology.

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