Interview

‘How Can You Get Out? That’s Where Things Get Started’: An Interview with Iain Reid

The author of Foe on marriage, having Charlie Kaufman adapt your work, and why he likes stories that remind him of Manu Ginobili. 

‘The Word America is Pretty Ugly’: An Interview with Catherine Lacey

The author of Certain American States on living with titles, the narrative space of relationships, and why short stories are like sauce.

‘I Understand Best Through Writing’: An Interview with Crystal Hana Kim

The author of If You Leave Me on the Korean War, listening to your family stories, and the cost of survival.

‘I Take That Idea of Transmitting an Experience and Go Really Weird with It’: An Interview with Sloane Leong

Talking to the creator of Prism Stalker about body horror, complicating stories of subjugation and colonialism, and finding inspiration in Sailor Moon.

‘It’s More Complicated Than the Grass Being Greener’: An Interview with Alexia Arthurs

The author of How to Love a Jamaican on love in its various forms, finding belonging and mediating identity between and beyond borders.

‘The Best Fiction About the Past Grows Out of Gaps’: An Interview with Alix Hawley

The author of My Name Is a Knife on historical fiction, frontier life, and sharing headspace with her characters. 

‘It’s Harder When You’re Writing About People You Actually Admire’: An Interview with Keith Gessen

The author of A Terrible Country on what a story about Russia can say about America, dark moments during writing, and why there aren’t more novels about hockey.

Boyhood is Bigger Than the Stereotype: An Interview with Rachel Giese

The author of Boys: What It Means to Become a Man on navigating masculinity in parenting, sex education and sports. 

‘I’ve Never Been That Chill About Being Alive’: An Interview with Melissa Broder

The author of The Pisces talks astrology, fish sex and filling existential holes.

‘Sci-Fi Music Felt Like a Vast, Interconnected Mythology’: An Interview with Jason Heller

Talking about the Seventies, the inside-baseball debate over sci-fi vs. SF, and who’s carrying the torch of sci-fi music today with the author of Strange Stars.