Interviews

Interview: C. S. E. Cooney

C. S. E. Cooney is a singer-songwriter, audiobook narrator, actor, poet, and writer. She won the Rhysling Award for her poem “The Sea King’s Second Bride” in 2010, and the World Fantasy Award for her prose collection Bone Swans in 2016. Her alter-ego, the rock star Brimstone Rhine, has produced two albums with more in […]

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Interview: Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal is multitalented artist who has crafted puppets, regency gowns, and novels, among other things. She won the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer in 2008, and has won multiple awards for her writing since then. “For Want of a Nail” won the Hugo Award for best short story in 2011, […]

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Interview: Maurice Broaddus

Maurice Broaddus is a community organizer and teacher whose work has appeared in Lightspeed Magazine, Weird Tales, Apex Magazine, Asimov’s, Cemetery Dance, Black Static, and many more. Some of his stories have been collected in The Voices of Martyrs. He is the author of the urban fantasy trilogy, The Knights of Breton Court. He co-authored […]

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Interview: Hiromi Goto

Hiromi Goto is a first generation Canadian author who writes books for adults, teens, and children. Her work has received many honors, from the Sunburst Award for excellence in Canadian literature of the fantastic, to the James Tiptree Jr. Award for work that explores and expands our notions of gender, to the Carl Brandon Society […]

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Interview: John Chu

John Chu is a writer, translator, and narrator. His work has appeared in Clarkesworld, Asimov’s, Tor.com, and several other places, and he won the Hugo Award in 2014 for his story, “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere.” His stories have a tendency toward gentleness as they explore issues of identity, orientation, ambition, and […]

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Interview: Sarah Pinsker

Sarah Pinsker is a writer and a musician. Her novelette, “Our Lady of the Open Road” won the Nebula Award in 2016, and her story, “In Joy, Knowing the Abyss Behind” won the Sturgeon Award in 2013. She lives in Baltimore, but does not work as a quantologist at Johns Hopkins. At least, not in […]

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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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