Five questions

Five questions with Caitlin Chung

One thing about speculative fiction I have always loved is getting to explore an entirely new and different world. But historical fiction can provide much of the same wonder – especially when written about a period or people not many of us know about. When I stumbled...

Five questions with Kalynn Bayron

As Kalynn mentions in this interview, Cinderella is one of *the* most popular fairytales around. It has certainly always been a favourite of mine. But unlike Kalynn, as a straight white cis woman, I have never know what it is like to find myself unrepresented in...

Five questions with Sian Carry

Sian is a northern-based producer and director. She works as Head of Production at Oxygen Films, a non-profit community-interest film production company. Oxygen Films creates provocative and thought-provoking content on such challenging topics as mental health,...

Five questions with Tiffani Angus

We're thrilled to welcome Tiffani back to BtGS - this time to introduce her debut novel! Threading the Labyrinth is your debut novel – congratulations! – but you also have a PhD in Creative Writing. Was Labyrinth your PhD project? Can you tell us a little about your...

Five questions with Eeleen Lee

There has been a wealth of excellent science fiction by female writers of late. Personally, I love experimental Scifi – and Ann Leckie's success would suggest other readers do too! Which is good news for Eeleen Lee's new novel, Liquid Crystal Nightingale, a stylistic...

Five questions with Stark Holborn

We are long-time fans of Stark's Nunslinger so we're thrilled that Stark is publishing another western with an equally punny title: Triggernometry. We asked about the roles of women in westerns, where the genre is going and the experience of self-publishing a novella....

Five questions with Corry L. Lee

I've been thoroughly enjoying reading fantasy novels inspired by Russian mythology with books like The Bear and the Nightingale and Deathless. But there is a lot more to explore of Russian culture and history through an SFF lense! Corry L. Lee uses Russian political...

Five questions with Thana Niveau

If there’s one person who lives horror as much as writes it, then it’s Thana Niveau. And her most recent project is to offer up a dyslexia-friendly horror book, Ultrasound Shadow, for Books on the Hill. So, we invited her over to BtGS to tell us a bit about her...

Five questions with Rym Kechacha

We love this novel's premise - two women separated by 8000 years, united in the fight to protect their families - so we invited Rym onto the blog to tell us all about Dark River! Dark River is your debut novel. Was it also the first full length fiction you wrote, and...