Exclusive Interview: Reconstruction Author Alaya Dawn Johnson

 

While some short story writers find a genre or subgenre they like and stick to it, sci-fi and speculative fiction author Alaya Dawn Johnson has, by her own admission, “…played a lot with genre over the years.” Though that’s ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: Folk Songs For Trauma Surgeons Author Keith Rosson

 

Despite what the title suggests, the tales in Keith Rosson’s new short story collection Folk Songs For Trauma Surgeons (paperback, Kindle) are not musical musings for doctors who perform emergency surgeries. Though as he explains in ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: The Road To Woop Woop And Other Stories Author Eugen Bacon

 

Ever since I read Kurt Vonnegut’s Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected Short Fiction in 1999, I’ve believed that reading an author’s short stories is a great way to get to know their writing. Which is why I’m excited to read ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: The Way Of The Laser Editors Eric Bosarge & Joe M. McDermott

 

Like a lot of people, the only thing my college friends and I ever do together is have a drink and reminisce. But grad school pals — and fellow writers — Eric M. Bosarge [Sky Is Over] ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: Velocities Author Kathe Koja

 

Thanks to social distancing and “stay at home” orders, some people are finally reading that really, really long novel they’ve been putting off for years. But for people who still can’t find the time, or the inclination, might we ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: Made To Order Editor Jonathan Strahan

 

As we’ve seen in The Matrix and Terminator movies, making slaves out of robots always ends well for us humans. Just swell. For instance, in the following email interview with editor Jonathan Strahan, he discusses Made To Order: Robots ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: The Arcana Of Maps Author Jessica Reisman

 

While Jessica Reisman has been writing short stories for decades, she’s only now having them collected in a handy, take-home package, The Arcana Of Maps & Other Stories (paperback, Kindle). In the following email interview, Reisman ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: Footprints In The Stars Editor Danielle Ackley-McPhail

 

In first contact stories, writers explore what might happen when we first meet aliens. But in the new sci-fi short story anthology Footprints In The Stars (paperback, Kindle), the focus is instead on what might happen ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: Joy Author Erin McGraw

It would be very easy to introduce the following email interview with writer Erin McGraw with a reference to that Royal Teens song, “Short Shorts” (“Who wears short shorts / We wear short shorts”). Especially given that the short stories ...CONTINUE

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