Schedule for Tuesday December 20, 2016

Today on q: Ted Chiang, Teenagers creator M.H. Murray, Kinley Dowling, Todd Mayfield
Today on q: sci-fi writer Ted Chiang, Teenagers creator MH Murray, Hey Rosetta!'s Kinley Downling, Todd Mayfield (Getty Images, courtesy of M.H. Murray, courtesy of Kinley Dowling, courtesy of Todd Mayfield)

Today on q, hosted by Tom Power: (1) Sci-fi writer Ted Chiang on his story's 'unconventional' adaptation into the film Arrival (2) Kinley Dowling transforms unsent messages into songs on her solo album (3) M.H. Murray doesn't gloss over the gritty details of being a teenager in his web series (4) Todd Mayfield tells his father's story in new biography Traveling Soul (5) Fortunate Ones, Krief and more: music from today's episode