Interview: Year’s Best Weird Fiction: Interview with editors Michael Kelly and Laird Barron

Weird fiction finally has a best-of series. For the inaugural release this year of The Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Volume One, Weird Fiction Review decided to talk with series editor Michael Kelly and guest editor Laird Barron about their work. Year’s Best Weird Fiction will be a yearly publication from Undertow Publications (an imprint of ChiZine Publications) featuring the best weird fiction short stories of the […]

Interview with Nathan Ballingrud: "I wanted to write pieces that hurt"

Nathan Ballingrud is an American writer of horror and dark fiction. His first book, the short story collection North American Lake Monsters, was published earlier this year by Small Beer Press to great acclaim. Awards and honors include a Shirley Jackson Award for his story “The Monsters of Heaven,” as well as multiple reprints in Year’s […]

Interview with Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Orrin Grey

Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s stories have appeared in Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, The Book of Cthulhu, Bull Spec and a number of other publications. In 2011, Silvia won the Carter V. Cooper Memorial Prize sponsored by Gloria Vanderbilt and Exile Quarterly. Silvia was also a finalist for that year’s Manchester Fiction Prize. She has co-edited the […]