Exclusive Interview: “Speculative Los Angeles” Editor Denise Hamilton


For more than 15 years Brooklyn’s Akashic Books have presented great noir stories from around the world in their geographic City Noir anthologies: Brooklyn Noir, Tel Aviv Noir, Nairobi Noir, and so on. Now they’re potentially launching a similar series for science fiction with Speculative Los Angeles (paperback, Kindle, audiobook). In the following email interview, writer and Speculative Los Angeles editor Denise Hamilton discusses what’s included in this inaugural collection, and how it — and this possible series — mirrors its Noir cousins.