Article Category Archives: Interviews

  1. Interview with Author Brian Staveley

    After teaching literature, philosophy, history, and religion for more than a decade, Brian began writing epic fantasy. His first book, The Emperor’s Blades, the start of his series, Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, won the David Gemmell Morningstar Award, the Reddit Stabby for best debut, and scored semi-finalist spots in the Goodreads Choice Awards in […]

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  2. Interview with Author Angela Slatter

    Specializing in dark fantasy and horror, Angela Slatter is the author of The Girl with No Hands and Other Tales, Sourdough and Other Stories, The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings, and Black-Winged Angels, as well as Midnight and Moonshine and The Female Factory (both with Lisa L. Hannett). She has won a World Fantasy Award, […]

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  3. Artist Spotlight: Jeremy Vickery

    Jeremy Vickery is a concept artist, currently working as an Assistant Art Director at Ubisoft in Quebec City, Canada. He worked for seven years as a Lighting Artist at Pixar Animation Studios on the films The Incredibles, Cars, Ratatouille, Wall-E, Brave, The Blue Umbrella, Toy Story of Terror, and Inside Out. He’s been a freelance […]

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  4. Interview with Author A.L. Davroe

    A.L. Davroe writes both YA and adult speculative fiction. She prefers revisionist tales in paranormal, romance, Steampunk, and fantasy. She is the author of Salvation Station (adult psych horror), The City Steam Collection (adult psych horror), For Your Heart (YA Paranormal Romance) and her YA Sci-Fi novel, Nexis, came out with Entangled Publishing on December […]

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  5. Interview with Author Karri Thompson

    Karri Thompson grew up in San Diego County and attended San Diego State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in English, a master’s degree in education, and her teaching credentials. She is a high-school English teacher in the East County of San Diego where she also lives with her husband, John, their son, and two dogs. […]

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  6. Artist Spotlight: Josh Hutchinson

    Joshua Hutchinson is a concept artist and illustrator who works in the digital medium to create mesmerizing environments and landscapes. He strives to infuse his work with vibrant colors and a compelling narrative, hoping to capture the viewers’ imagination and send them to another world. Joshua has done a variety of works including CD album […]

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  7. Interview with Author and Editor Maurice Broaddus

    Maurice Broaddus is a fantasy and horror author best known for his short fiction and his Knights of Breton Court novel trilogy. He has published dozens of stories in magazines and book anthologies, including in Asimov’s Science Fiction, Black Static, and Weird Tales. Maurice is also the editor of the acclaimed Dark Faith anthology, nominated […]

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  8. Interview with Award Winning Author Matthew Kressel

    Matthew Kressel is a multiple Nebula Award-nominated writer and World Fantasy Award-nominated editor. His novel, King of Shards, was published on October 13, 2015 from Arche Press, an imprint of Resurrection House. His short stories have or will appear in publications such as Lightspeed, Nightmare, Clarkesworld,, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Interzone, Electric Velocipede,Apex Magazine, and the […]

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  9. Artist Spotlight: Jessica Tung Chi

    Jessica TC Lee is a concept artist and illustrator, born and raised in Taiwan. She later came to San Francisco to obtain her MFA degree in illustration. She is a winner of both national and international awards, and plays a critical role on her project team. She also gives back to her art community by […]

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  10. Interview with Author L R Hieber

    Actress, playwright, and author Leanna Renee Hieber is the award-winning, bestselling author of Gothic Victorian Fantasy novels for adults and teens. Her Strangely Beautiful saga, beginning with The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker, hit Barnes & Noble and Borders Bestseller lists and garnered numerous regional genre awards. This currently out-of-print series will reissue […]

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  11. Interview with Author Michael R. Underwood

    Mike R. Underwood is a writer from Baltimore, MD. A graduate of Clarion West in 2007, he published his first book, Geekomancy, in 2012. He followed with five other novels, including his most recent installment in the Ree Reyes series, Hexomancy. I was lucky enough to meet Mike a few years back at one of […]

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  12. Artist Spotlight: Chris Drysdale

    Chris Drysdale is a Canadian artist and illustrator living in British Colombia.   Iulian: Tell us a little bit about yourself: where did you grow up and how did your early life influence your future as an artist? Chris: I grew up in western Canada and spent most of my time reading, drawing, and enjoying […]

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  13. Interview with Author Fran Wilde

    Fran Wilde is an author and technology consultant. Her first novel, Updraft, is forthcoming from Tor/Macmillan in September of 2015. Her short stories have appeared in publications including Asimov’s, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Nature, and Her interview series Cooking the Books—about the intersection between food and fiction—has appeared at Strange Horizons,, and on her […]

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  14. Interview with Author Martin Millar

    Photograph: Mandi Peers/Codex Books   Martin Millar is a critically acclaimed Scottish author from Glasgow, now living in London. He is the author of such novels as Lonely Werewolf Girl, The Good Fairies of New York, and Suzy, Led Zeppelin and Me. He wrote the Thraxas series under the name of Martin Scott, and won […]

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  15. Artist Spotlight: Andreas Rocha

    Andreas Rocha is a digital artist from Portugal. His works, depicting especially environmental art of a fantasy and science fiction nature, impressed us a lot. Issue #7 features one of his works.   You can find Andreas on the web: Andreas Rocha Art Andreas Rocha on DeviantArt Follow Andreas on Facebook Here are some samples […]

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  16. Interview with Author Tina Connolly

    Tina Connolly is the author of the Ironskin trilogy from Tor Books, and the Seriously Wicked series, from Tor Teen. Ironskin, her first fantasy novel, was a Nebula finalist. Her stories have appeared in Women Destroy SF, Lightspeed,, Strange Horizons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and many more. Tina is a graduate of the speculative fiction […]

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  17. Interview with Author Hank Quense

    Hank Quense lives in Bergenfield, NJ with his wife Pat. They have two daughters and five grandchildren. He writes humorous fantasy and sci/fi stories. On occasion, he also writes articles on fiction writing or book marketing but says that writing nonfiction is like work while writing fiction is fun. A member of the Science Fiction […]

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  18. Interview with Author Rachel Pollack

    Rachel Pollack was born in Brooklyn, New York, and she holds an honors degree in English from New York University, a Masters in English from Claremont Graduate School and has taught English at New York State University. Rachel is considered one of the World’s foremost authorities on the modern interpretation of the Tarot. She is […]

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  19. Artist Spotlight: Franklin Chan

    Franklin Chan is a Hong-Kong born and raised artist whose works include concept art, illustrations, and matte painting, mostly with influences from science fiction and fantasy.   Iulian: Tell us a little bit about yourself: where did you grow up and how did your early life influence your future as an artist? Franklin: I was […]

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  20. Interview with Award Winning Editor Ellen Datlow

    Multiple award-winning editor Ellen Datlow has been editing science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction for almost thirty years. She has been fiction editor of OMNI Magazine and SCIFICTION, currently acquires short stories for, and has edited more than fifty short story anthologies, including the previous long-running The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, and since […]

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