Interviews

Interview: Monica Valentinelli

Monica Valentinelli writes stories, games, essays, and comics for her original works and media/tie-in properties. She is known for creating the Make Art Not War Challenge and for her publications set in Whedon’s Firefly universe. Valentinelli previously appeared in Uncanny with “We Have Always Been Here, Motherfucker,” a powerful essay which touches on some of […]

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Interview: Isabel Yap

Isabel Yap writes fiction and poetry, works in the tech industry, and drinks tea. Born and raised in Manila, she currently lives in Boston, where she is completing an MBA at Harvard. Her writing has appeared in Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, Tor.com, Interfictions Online, and other publications. “How to Swallow […]

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Interview: Marissa Lingen

Marissa Lingen is among the top science fiction and fantasy writers in the world who were named after fruit. She has many opinions on Moomintrolls. She has been known to cross international borders in search of rare tisanes. Her personal relationships with bodies of water are intense though eccentric. She lives atop the oldest bedrock […]

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Interview: Rachel Swirsky

(Content note: discussions of suicide) Rachel Swirsky holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop where she, a California native, learned about both writing and snow. Last year, she traded the snow for the rain of Portland, Oregon, where she roams happily under overcast skies with the hipsters. Her fiction has appeared in venues including Tor.com, Asimov’s […]

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Interview: Anya Ow

Anya Ow was born in Singapore and has Hainanese, Peranakan, and Hakka ancestry. She moved to Melbourne and now works in an ad agency as a designer and the chief briber of studio dogs. Anya’s short stories have appeared in Strange Horizons, Daily SF, and Aurealis. Her first novel, The Firebird’s Tale, was published in […]

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Interview: K.M. Szpara

K.M. Szpara lives in Baltimore, MD, where he works as a paralegal. His short fiction and essays have appeared in Uncanny, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, and more. He is a graduate of the Viable Paradise workshop, and the editor of Transcendent: The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction (Lethe Press). His first appearance in Uncanny, “Small Changes […]

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Interview: A. Merc Rustad

A. Merc Rustad is a queer non-binary writer who likes dinosaurs, robots, monsters, and cookies. Their vivid and emotionally-compelling fiction has appeared in Lightspeed, Nightmare, Apex, Fireside, and Shimmer. Their stories “How to Become a Robot in 12 Easy Steps” and “This is Not a Wardrobe Door” have been included in The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, […]

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Interview: Katharine Duckett

Katharine Duckett writes, works in publishing, travels the world, and creates multimedia theater pieces with Daniel Flores Dance. Her fiction has appeared in Apex Magazine and Interzone, and Wilde Stories 2015: The Year’s Best Gay Speculative Fiction. Her nonfiction has appeared on The Toast and Tor.com. Currently living in Brooklyn and originally from East Tennessee, […]

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Interview: Vina Jie-Min Prasad

Vina Jie-Min Prasad is a Singaporean writer working against the world-machine. She is a recent graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop, and she’s already drawing attention for her 2017 stories “Fandom for Robots” and “A Series of Steaks.” Her beautifully crafted fiction shows remarkable range both in ideas and in tone, and the worlds […]

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Interview: A. T. Greenblatt

A. T. Greenblatt is a mechanical engineer by day and a writer by night. She lives in Philadelphia where she’s well acquainted with all four seasons and is known to frequently subject her friends to various cooking and home-brewing experiments. Her recent publications include “A Place to Grow” and “A Non-Hero’s Guide to the Road […]

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