More Conlangery

David Peterson is stepping in as a temporary cohost for the Conlangery podcast while regular cohost William Annis is out. The first such episode is out, and you can listen to it here.

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For those attending WorldCon this year, David Peterson will be on three panels there. Please note that the schedule below is subject to change (* = moderator):

  • “To Be” or Not “To Be”: Constructed Languages in SF&F: Friday August 31st 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Wright. Panelists: Anne Lyle, Petrea Mitchell*, David J. Peterson*, Lawrence M. Schoen, Tim Stoffel.
  • The Art of Worldbuilding: Saturday September 1st 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Crystal C. Panelists: Brenda Cooper, Joseph P. Martino*, David J. Peterson, Courtney Schafer, Thomas Trumpinski.
  • Introduction to Linguistics: Sunday September 2nd 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in McCormick. Panelists: William S. Annis, Beverly Friend, Anaea Lay, Petrea Mitchell, David J. Peterson*.

Dothraki on Conlangery

Dothraki is the featured conlang on today’s episode of the Conlangery podcast. You can listen to the episode here. Additionally, if you read French, there’s an interview with David Peterson over at You can read it here.

Conlang Workshop at Tri-Wyrd

David Peterson is going to be leading a conlanging workshop at WyrdCon. The con runs from June 21st to the 24th in Costa Mesa, CA, so if you’re in SoCal, check it out! You can register here.

Recent Interviews

David Peterson was recently interviewed for the Lapham’s Quarterly podcast, along with Arika Okrent, Marc Okrand and others. You can listen to the full episode here. He also did an interview about Dothraki for the French language radio program Le Mouv, which can be heard here. Then earlier today he stopped by the Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show to discuss last night’s Game of Thrones finale. You can here the full episode here.

BayCon 2012

For those attending BayCon this year, David Peterson will be on two panels there. Please note that the schedule below is subject to change (* = moderator):

  • Game of Thrones & George R. R. Martin: Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Ballroom A. Panelists: Kay Pannell, David Peterson*, Ryn Serenity, Bill Watters.
  • World Building Basics: Sunday 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Ballroom B-C-D. Panelists: Paula Butler, Eytan Kollin, Pat MacEwen, David Peterson*, Brandon Sanderson, Juliette Wade

NOTE: Panel locations have been updated.

Dothraki on Stupid For Game of Thrones

David Peterson will be appearing on the live streaming show Stupid For Game of Thrones. To watch, all you need is an internet connection and this link. The show will begin at 8 p.m. PDT this Sunday, an hour after Episode 4 of Season 2 of Game of Thrones.

CNN’s The Next List, April 8th, 2 EDT

CNN’s The Next List will be airing a show on Dothraki at 2 p.m. EDT / 11 a.m. PDT. The show will feature interviews with David Peterson, David Benioff, Dan Weiss, Emilia Clarke, John Quijada (creator of Ithkuil) and more. Their blog will be featuring posts and related to the show all this week leading up to the airing on Sunday.

Reddit AMA

David Peterson is doing an AMA with Reddit today. Drop by to ask questions or leave a comment.

CNN’s The Next List and Reddit

David’s going to be profiled on CNN’s The Next List on April 8th at 2 p.m. EDT. In addition, for those who are redditors, David will be doing an AMA this Thursday on Reddit (he’ll get on to answer questions around 6 p.m. PDT).