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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
Joe Hill Remembers Where He Came From (Part Two)

Joe Hill Remembers Where He Came From (Part Two)

Interview by Paul Michael Anderson May 27, 2016
Bestselling author Joe Hill concludes the sprawling discussion of his new book 'The Fireman', touching on his start as a writer, writing advice, and reading habits.
Joe Hill Remembers Where He Came From

Joe Hill Remembers Where He Came From (Part One)

Interview by Paul Michael Anderson May 20, 2016
Part one of our in-depth discussion with the author of 'Locke & Key', 'Horns' and 'The Fireman'.
Alex Segura, Comics, Craft, marketing, PR, Writing

A Conversation With Alex Segura About PR, Archie Comics, And His New Novel 'Down the Darkest Street'

Interview by Rob Hart
New dad, PR man, comic editor, mystery writer. How does Alex Segura do it? Find out in his interview!

10 Questions With Jack Marshall Maness

Interview by Stephanie Bonjack
Historical fiction writer extraordinaire Jack Marshall Maness goes ten rounds after the publication of his second novel, 'Where Waters Converge.'
Nicole Cushing / The Sadist's Bible

Interview with Transgressive Horror Author Nicole Cushing

Interview by Christopher Shultz April 29, 2016
Nicole Cushing talks transgressive writing, getting into dark character's heads, and her love of Svengoolie.
Scott Adlerberg on Going Viral on Reddit and Blending Genres

An Interview with Scott Adlerberg on Going Viral on Reddit and Blending Genres

Interview by Max Booth III
Max chats with Scott Adlerberg about how genre can potentially limit writers.

One Month of Reading Stephen Graham Jones: A Primer

Column by Michael David Wilson February 1, 2016
An introduction to the work of Stephen Graham Jones.
Alex Segura, Co-writing, Rob Hart, Short Stories

Rob Hart and Alex Segura Discuss 'Bad Beat', An Exclusive Digital Short Co-Authored for Polis Books

Interview by Rob Hart
This January 12th, Polis Books will release 'Bad Beat', a digital short story crossing over Hart's amateur PI Ash McKenna and Segura's investigative reporter Pete Fernandez.
Delilah S. Dawson

A Conversation with Delilah S. Dawson About Her New Novel, 'Wake of Vultures'

Interview by Rob Hart
Rob chats with Delilah S. Dawson about pen names, author promotion, writing different perspectives, and her new fantasy novel, 'Wake of Vultures'.