Shaun Duke is a podcaster, a reviewer, a blogger, and a writer. He is a podcaster on the Hugo-nominated Skiffy and Fanty Show and Totally Pretentious (a podcast about great movies), a freelance editor at The Duke of Editing, and a co-owner of Young Writers Online. Outside of fandom activities, he is a PhD candidate in English at the University of Florida, where he studies science fiction, postcolonialism, and Caribbean literature. His published movie reviews and essays can be found in Science Fiction Film and Television and Strange Horizons.
WISB began on September 4th, 2006 as an experiment to write and post an entire novel online. Over the years, The World in the Satin Bag blog has evolved from a “fiction space” to a science fiction and fantasy commentary and review blog, covering literature, film, and everything between.