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'.
10 Questions With Matt Bell

10 Questions With Matt Bell

Interview by Keith Rawson
LitReactor goes 10 rounds with novelist, Matt Bell.
A Conversation with Patrick Wensink About His New Novel, 'Fake Fruit Factory'

A Conversation with Patrick Wensink About His New Novel, 'Fake Fruit Factory'

Interview by Rob Hart
Patrick Wensink, author behind the legendary Jack Daniel's cover book, is back with a new novel, 'Fake Fruit Factory', about small town beset by a stagnant tourism, a crashing satellite, and a mummy.
John Skipp

A Couple Of Questions With LitReactor Instructor And 'The Art of Horrible People' Author John Skipp

Interview by Rob Hart
John Skipp on short stories, his new LitReactor class, and his latest collection: "The Art of Horrible People."
West Hollywood City Poet Steven Reigns photographed by Jenny Walters

Words On The Streets: City Poet Steven Reigns

Interview by Karina Wilson August 27, 2015
Cities across the world are appointing official city poets as a badge of civic pride. Passing fad, or permanent shift in the landscape? West Hollywood's Steven Reigns gives us the skinny.
Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk Interview - San Diego Comic-Con 2015

Interview by Emma McMorran Clark July 21, 2015
Against the backdrop of Comic-con 2015, Chuck Palahniuk talks about comic writing, workshops, and Reese Witherspoon's business.
10 Questions With Brian Panowich

10 Questions With Brian Panowich

Interview by Keith Rawson
LitReactor goes 10 rounds with debut novelist, Brian Panowich.
David James Keaton, Interview, 10 Questions

10 Questions with David James Keaton

Interview by Rob Hart
David James Keaton has a new book out, so we put the screws to him. Learn about his writing process, which involves hitting bottom, and get more Western recommendations than you can handle.
Interview, Joshua Mohr, Craft, Writing

A Conversation with Joshua Mohr About His New Novel, 'All This Life'

Interview by Rob Hart June 29, 2015
Joshua Mohr—acclaimed author and LitReactor instructor extraordinaire—has a new book out, so him and Rob Hart talked about finding time to write when you have a baby.
10 Questions With Rob Hart

10 Questions With Rob Hart

Interview by Keith Rawson June 10, 2015
LitReactor goes 10 rounds with our own Rob Hart.
10 Questions with Paul Tremblay

10 Questions with Paul Tremblay

Interview by Keith Rawson June 2, 2015
LitReactor goes 10 rounds with horror master Paul Tremblay.
An Interview with Kenneth Welch of Serpentine Books

Tips for the Aspiring Rare Bookseller: An Interview with Kenneth Welch of Serpentine Books

Interview by Leah Dearborn
Ken Welch talks about the nuts and bolts of running a rare books business.