Interviews

Interview: Stephen Graham Jones

Stephen Graham Jones is the author of over 20 books and over 250 short stories. He is a professor of English at the University of Colorado Boulder. A Blackfeet Native American, some of his work explores themes of identity and incorporates autobiographical elements, but he’s too prolific and multifaceted to be pinned down as one […]

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Interview: Maria Dahvana Headley

Maria Dahvana Headley is The New York Times–bestselling author of Magonia, Aerie, and The Year of Yes, among other books. An editor, playwright, and screenwriter, she creates boldly and passionately across several genres and formats, and she’s a great favorite here at Uncanny Magazine. Once a child asked her if she was a princess, or […]

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Interview: A. Merc Rustad

A. Merc Rustad is a queer, transmasculine writer and filmmaker. Their stories have appeared in several places including Lightspeed, Fireside, and Escape Pod, and often deal with themes of identity and transformation. “How to Become A Robot in 12 Easy Steps” is one such story, which was included in The Best American Science Fiction and […]

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Interview: Alex Bledsoe

Alex Bledsoe is a writer originally from West Tennessee whose background shows up in his stories about vampires in Memphis and fairies in the Smoky Mountains. All of his books in the urban and high fantasy genres feature smart characters and fast–paced action. Perhaps his best–known work is the Eddie LaCrosse series, which features a […]

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Interview: Jennifer Marie Brissett

Jennifer Marie Brissett is a British–Jamaican American writer who lives in New York and is currently on staff at the Gotham Writers Workshop. Her writing explores identity and humanity in interesting and moving ways. Her novel, Elysium, published by Aqueduct Press, was a finalist for the Locus Award, appeared on the James Tiptree Jr. Award […]

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Interview: Sarah Pinsker

Sarah Pinsker is a writer, singer, songwriter, and a vital part of her local SF/F community. As a writer, her work is a heartfelt blend of the domestic and the terrible, the mundane and the fantastic. Sarah Pinsker has a keen ability to turn over the ordinary details that make up our lives and give […]

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Interview: Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado is a brash, unapologetic writer whose beautiful prose highlights razor sharp insights and challenging subject matter. A Nebula Award and Shirley Jackson Award nominee, as well as a Calvino Prize finalist, her work has appeared in Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015, Best Horror of the Year, Year’s Best Weird Fiction, and Best Women’s Erotica. […]

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Interview: Sarah Kuhn

Sarah Kuhn is a fresh, exciting voice in genre fiction. The author of the wry, funny and touching novella One Con Glory, currently in development for a feature film, she mixes romantic comedy with geek culture and creates magic. The first book of her upcoming trilogy, Heroine Complex, looks to cement Kuhn’s reputation as a […]

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Interview: Sabrina Vourvoulias

Sabrina Vourvoulias has made a name for herself with smart, searing commentary on race, immigration, and issues facing the Latinx community in the Philadelphia region. As former executive editor of AL DÍA News, the publication became a “must–read for many of the city’s decision makers.” She continues to turn an unflinching eye toward these issues […]

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Interview: Alyssa Wong

Alyssa Wong is an exciting writer who burst onto the scene in 2014 with “The Fisher Queen,” a story that was nominated for the Nebula, Shirley Jackson, and World Fantasy Awards. Since then, her short fiction continues to captivate and challenge readers. She dances between fantasy, science fiction, and horror, and isn’t afraid to mix […]

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