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Fossils and Fiction is a podcast of conversations about prehistoric life, featuring paleontologists, creators, authors, experts, and fans. 

Latest Episodes

  • Episode 30: The Jurassic Park Book Part II

    Episode 30: The Jurassic Park Book Part II

    In this conversation, Dr. Catherine Pugh and Dr. Ross Garner discuss their chapters in ‘The Jurassic Park Book’ and provide new perspectives on the classic 1990s blockbuster. Dr. Pugh analyses a play called ‘The Jurassic Parks’ that riffs on the film and explores themes of family and grief. Dr. Garner focuses on the role of…

  • Episode 29: Diprotodon with Bronwyn Saunders

    Episode 29: Diprotodon with Bronwyn Saunders

    Bronwyn Saunders, a children’s author and citizen scientist, discusses her book ‘Diprotodon: A Megafauna Journey‘ and the importance of Australian megafauna. She shares her journey as a writer and the research process she went through to write the book. Bronwyn also mentions her author inspirations and hints at future projects. Diprotodon is published by CSIRO…

  • Episode 28: Aussie Theropods with Jake Kotevski

    Episode 28: Aussie Theropods with Jake Kotevski

    Jake Kotevski is a PhD candidate at Monash University studying Australian theropods, specifically megaraptorids. Are they just big raptors? Find out in our wide-ranging discussion about the known knowns, the known unknowns, and some speculation on the unknown unknowns. Jake also describes his journey into palaeontology and how the pieces fit together between Australia, South…