Secrets of the Slush: An Interivew with Editor and Author, Michael Nye

Secrets of the Slush: An Interview with Editor and Author, Michael Nye

Interview by Fred Venturini
Michael Nye is here to help authors get inside the head of an editor and avoid the slush pile.
A Conversation with Sarah Gerard About Florida, Getting Reviewed by the Times, a

A Conversation with Sarah Gerard About Florida, Getting Reviewed by the Times, and Her New Essay Collection 'Sunshine State'

Interview by Rob Hart
Sarah Gerard follows up her debut novel, 'Binary Star,' with the essay collection 'Sunshine State'— which the New York Times called 'striking.' Her and Rob Hart chat about the new release.
Genre-Blending and Plot Twists with Sarah Pinborough

Genre-Blending and Plot Twists with Sarah Pinborough

Interview by Max Booth III March 15, 2017 (1) comments
Sarah Pinborough answers 9 questions.
An Interview with Andrew Hilleman, Author of 'World, Chase Me Down'

The Tale Must Be Greater Than The Truth: An Interview with Andrew Hilleman, Author of 'World, Chase Me Down'

Interview by Steph Post
A conversation and literary dissection with Andrew Hilleman, debut author of the novel 'World, Chase Me Down.'
Ania Ahlborn, Horror, Interview

A Conversation with Ania Ahlborn About Creepy Houses, Strange Old Ladies, and Her New Novel 'The Devil Crept In'

Interview by Rob Hart February 8, 2017 (1) comments
Rob chats with Ania Ahlborn about her creepy new novel, and they team up to give away some signed copies. But you're going to have to earn them through a little writing exercise...
Lisa Morton

Lisa Morton on Women in Horror, Juggling a Broad Career, and Becoming a Halloween Expert

Interview by Annie Neugebauer
An interview with Bram Stoker Award-winning author, screenwriter, Halloween expert, and president of the Horror Writers Association: Lisa Morton.
Comics, Writing, Classes, Delilah S. Dawson

A Quick Chat with Delilah S. Dawson About Her New Comic Book 'Ladycastle'

Interview by Rob Hart
Delilah S. Dawson has written in multiple genres, dabbled in the Star Wars universe, taught for us at LitReactor... and now she's making the move over to comic books!
Joshua Mohr, Memoir, Fargo

A Conversation with Joshua Mohr about UFOs, Heart Surgeries, and His New Memoir 'Sirens'

Interview by Rob Hart
Joshua Mohr and Rob Hart dish about Nazi doctors, parenting, the finer points of UFOs in season 2 of 'Fargo', and how baby bjorns are the new Special K.
Kelly Abbott

A Conversation with Kelly Abbott, Founder of the New Short Story App 'Great Jones Street'

Interview by Rob Hart December 8, 2016 (1) comments
According to Abbott, the equation was simple: Mobile Phones + Short Attention Spans + Desire for High Quality Entertainment = Opportunity for Short Fiction.
Books As Weapons of Choice: An Interview with Katie Eelman of Cutlass Press

Books As Weapons of Choice: An Interview with Katie Eelman of Cutlass Press

Interview by Christopher Irvin
An interview with Katie Eelman, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Cutlass Press.
Tiffany Scandal, Interview, Bizarro

A Conversation with Tiffany Scandal About Portland, Second-Person Narratives, And Her New Novella 'Shit Luck'

Interview by Rob Hart
Tiffany Scandal's follow-up to 'Jigsaw Youth' is available. And she's here to talk about writing in the second person, short-form storytelling, and toxic behaviors aimed at female writers.
The Origins of T.E. Grau’s 'They Don't Come Home Anymore': An Interview

The Origins of T.E. Grau’s 'They Don't Come Home Anymore': An Interview

Interview by Michael David Wilson November 16, 2016 (1) comments
We chat with T.E. Grau about his forthcoming This Is Horror novella, "They Don't Come Home Anymore" and learn about the origins of the story.
That Time Josh Malerman Found a Disembodied Wrist in a Lake: An Interview

That Time Josh Malerman Found a Disembodied Wrist in a Lake: An Interview

Interview by Max Booth III
Josh Malerman talks about the scariest thing he's ever found in a lake.
Jason Sizemore, Apex Magazine November Issue

A Conversation with Jason Sizemore, Editor-in-Chief of Apex Magazine

Interview by Christopher Shultz
On running a monthly online lit mag, diversity, and paying the bills.
Daughter of Eden author Chris Beckett

An Interview with Chris Beckett about Science Fiction, Outsiderhood, and His New Novel 'Daughter of Eden'

Interview by Annie Neugebauer
An Interview with Chris Beckett about science fiction and fantasy, outsiderhood, creating a believable alien planet, and his new novel 'Daughter of Eden'.
Class, Craft, editing, Interview, Tobias Carroll

A Conversation With Tobias Carroll On Short Stories Versus Novels, Teaching, And His Two New Books, 'Reel' And 'Transitory'

Interview by Rob Hart October 13, 2016 (2) comments
Tobias Carroll, Vol. 1 Brooklyn editor and LitReactor instructor, is now the author of two novels. When does he find the time? Find out here...
Class, D. Foy, Gutter Opera, Interview

A Conversation With D. Foy about 'Gutter Opera', The Rigors And Worth Of Touring, And His New Novel 'Patricide'

Interview by Rob Hart October 12, 2016 (1) comments
LitReactor instructor D. Foy has a new novel out. It's called 'Patricide.' It's about fathers. And Fathers.
Bracken MacLeod

A Conversation With Bracken MacLeod About Work-For-Hire, Horror Versus Crime, and His New Novel 'Stranded'

Interview by Rob Hart October 5, 2016 (1) comments
Bracken MacLeod talks making the move from crime to horror, and the process of working on a novel that Macmillan pitched to him.
Chloe Caldwell

A Conversation With Chloe Caldwell About Truth, Sugar Packets, and Her New Collection 'I'll Tell You In Person'

Interview by Rob Hart September 29, 2016 (3) comments
Chloe Caldwell talks about her fantastic new essay collection about love, death, acne, heroin, and growing up.
Dana Kaye

A Conversation With Dana Kaye About PR, Harsh Realities of Promo, And 'Your Book, Your Brand'

Interview by Rob Hart
Harsh truths. Creating a brand statement. The most effective social media platform for reader engagement. Dana Kaye is here to drop some knowledge.
Chris Holm

A Conversation With Chris Holm About Editing, Redemption, and His New Novel 'Red Right Hand'

Interview by Rob Hart September 12, 2016 (2) comments
Michael Hendricks, the hitman who hits hitters, is back. To mark the occasion Chris Holm talks a little shop. Specifically, what goes into writing propulsive narratives about bad men.
Interview, Thuglit, Todd Robinson

A Conversation With Todd Robinson About France, Gay Characters in Crime Fiction, and His New Novel 'Rough Trade'

Interview by Rob Hart August 12, 2016 (2) comments
Boo and Junior are back! To mark the release of 'Rough Trade' we talk with Todd Robinson about his popularity in France, what's coming up next, and just generally not giving a fuck what people think.
Nick Mamatas

A Conversation with Nick Mamatas About Lovecraft's Legacy, Writing Conventions, and His New Novel 'I Am Providence'

Interview by Rob Hart
Want to know where to start with Lovecraft, how horror differs from mystery, and about narrative flexibility? Then check out this interview with Nick Mamatas.
10 Questions with Donald Ray Pollock

10 Questions with Donald Ray Pollock

Interview by Keith Rawson July 12, 2016 (2) comments
LitReactor goes ten rounds with Donald Ray Pollock.
Interview with Hard Case Crime Founder, Charles Ardai

"I don’t need a second-rate Chandler. I need a first-rate you": An Interview with Hard Case Crime Founder, Charles Ardai

Interview by Max Booth III
Writing a novel in 27 days. Comparing novelizations to novels. What to consider before submitting to Hard Case Crime. Plus - Lawrence Block's lost debut novel rediscovered!