Interviews with our writers and artists
Interviews

An Interview with Mary Robinette Kowal

APEX MAGAZINE: To start off, I just finished reading “Weaving Dreams,” and had to ask: what was the genesis of this story? How did the idea of combining Native American legend and European Fae mythology come to you, and what in particular sparked the passion to write this specific story?

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An Interview with Adam-Troy Castro

APEX MAGAZINE: "During the Pause" is an intense story both in its moral questions and in its personal immediacy. As a reader, I suspect I'm not the only one who had to hold my breath for five seconds at the end, or the only one who had to think about what I would do.

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An Interview with Kij Johnson

Kij Johnson’s fantastic imagination and thoughtful prose has garnered her recognition in nearly every corner of the science fiction and fantasy community. Her fiction appears regularly on the Hugo Award final ballots, and she’s received three Nebula Awards and brought home an equal number of World Fantasy Awards.

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Interview with Rachel Swirsky

Rachel Swirsky is a Nebula award-winning author of short stories, novelettes, and novellas spanning speculative fiction to literary fiction. She attended the Iowa Writers Workshop at The University of Iowa, and during that time she also taught fiction writing classes.

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Interview with Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar is a ubiquitous name in science fiction and fantasy circles. His short fiction has appeared dozens of times in professional publications such as Clarkesworld, Apex, and Datlow anthologies.

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Interview with Jay Lake

One does not simply walk into Portland, OR (or anywhere in the Pacific Northwest, for that matter!) without hearing the name of Jay Lake whispered and chanted in the inner courts of the myriad writing communities there, and rightly so.