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 […]

Interview: Will Ludwigsen and the Weird: "I am looking for signs of imagination in the universe."

Will Ludwigsen’s fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Weird Tales, Strange Horizons, and many other magazines. His first collection of short fiction, Cthulhu Fhtagn, Baby! and Other Cosmic Insolence, appeared in 2007. A 2011 MFA graduate from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast program in popular fiction, he teaches creative writing at […]