Exclusive Interview: Astounding Writer Alec Nevala-Lee

For better or worse, the current state of science fiction owes a lot to the magazine Astounding Science Fiction, its editor John W. Campbell, and the iconic writers whose stories appeared in its pages. In the following email interview, writer Alec Nevala-Lee discusses Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, And The Golden Age of Science Fiction (hardcover, Kindle), his warts and all look back at this legendary sci-fi magazine and the people both in and behind its pages.