Interviews

Interview: Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Bear was born on the same day as Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, but in a different year. She has been the recipient of Hugo, Sturgeon, Locus, and Campbell Awards, among others. Her most recent novels are Ancestral Night and The Red-Stained Wings. “Lest We Forget” is Bear’s fourth appearance in Uncanny. Uncanny Magazine: “Lest […]

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Interview: John Chu

John Chu is a microprocessor architect by day, a writer, translator, and podcast narrator by night. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming at Boston Review, Uncanny, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, and Tor.com among other venues. His story “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere” won the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Short Story. […]

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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 been known to cross international borders in search of rare tisanes. Her personal relationships with bodies of water are intense though eccentric. She lives in Minnesota with two large men and one small dog, […]

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Interview: Natalia Theodoridou

World Fantasy Award-winning author Natalia Theodoridou is a UK-based media and cultural studies scholar, fiction editor at sub-Q interactive fiction magazine, and a graduate of the Clarion West Writers Workshop. “Poems Written While” is Theodoridou’s first appearance in Uncanny. Uncanny Magazine: “Poems Written While” focuses not just on poetry, but also on the context in […]

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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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