Article Tag Archives: interview

  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. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Science Corner: 7 Things to Know About Mutations

      Mutations, or changes to DNA sequence, are often a key speculative element in science fiction. Thanks to recent advances in DNA sequencing technology over the past decade, we have a much better understanding about mutations, how and when they occur, and the effects that they can have on humans or other living things. If […]

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Interview with Author Erica Satifka

    Erica Satifka’s short fiction has also appeared or is forthcoming in Shimmer, Clarkesworld, Daily Science Fiction, and Ideomancer. She lives in beautiful Portland, Oregon with her writer husband Rob and too many cats. A bike rider, sporadic blogger, sometimes zinester, and former Pittsburgher, Erica delights in telling stories about terrible worlds and the slightly-less-terrible characters […]

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  17. Interview with Award Winning Author Robert Reed

    Robert Reed was born in Omaha, Nebraska and he received a B.S. in Biology in 1978 from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, Nebraska. He worked several jobs, but since 1987 he has been prolific enough to make his living as a full-time science fiction writer. Bob has had twelve novels published, starting with The Leeshore […]

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  18. Interview with Award Winning Editor John Joseph Adams

    John Joseph Adams is the series editor of Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy. He is also the bestselling editor of many other anthologies, such as Oz Reimagined, The Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination, Armored, Brave New Worlds, Wastelands, and The Living Dead. Recent books include The Apocalypse Triptych (consisting of The End is […]

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  19. Interview with Author Sarah Avery

    Sarah Avery is an escaped academic who taught way too many sections of freshman composition. After earning a doctorate in English with a dissertation on modernist poetry, she spent a few weeks driving around the Adirondacks blasting Tori Amos on the car stereo and asking herself, What would happen if I stopped holding back? The […]

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  20. Interview with Author Christine Borne

    Christine Borne is a writer, editor, and recipient of the 2012 Creative Workforce Fellowship in Literature. Christine earned a B.A. in English from Cleveland State University in 2000 and a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from Kent State University in 2002. She has worked for numerous Cleveland cultural institutions including the Shaker Heights […]

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