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Terry Brooks Talks Moving from Fantasy to the Future for His Novel Street Freaks

The author of the Shannara saga explains why he took a break from epic fantasy with a futuristic thriller set in dystopian L.A.

by Betsy Mitchell

Marissa Meyer Talks Her Renegades Series and What Inspired Her to Write Teen Superheroes 

The second book in the Renegades series, Archenemies, picks up where Renegades left off. 

by Sarah Mangiola

Interview: Alex London Takes Flight with Queer fantasy 

The author of the Proxy series and The Skybound Saga talks worldbuilding, birds of prey, and writing queer stories for and about young adults. 

by Carolyn Cox

April Genevieve Tucholke on Female-Driven Stories and Finding Fantasy in Nature

The author of The Boneless Mercies discusses her favorite genres, female friendship, and more.

by Sarah Mangiola

Interview: Sci-Fi Great Robert Silverberg Talks Time Travel

The author shares why he's fascinated by time travel, and talks the upcoming adaptation of "Needle in a Timestack." 

by The Portalist Staff

Sherrilyn Kenyon Talks Coloring Outside the Lines

The genre-defying bestselling author explains why she's drawn to fantasy, romance, horror—and everything in-between. 

by Carolyn Cox

Sci-Fi Legend Samuel R. Delany Doesn't Play Favorites

The award-winning writer talks sexuality, race, and letting readers experience his work without authorial interference.

by Sarah Mangiola

Toshi Reagon on Adapting Parable of the Sower for the Stage and the Urgency of Butler's Work

The librettist, composer, and music director of the "Parable of the Sower" opera shares her thoughts on Octavia E. Butler's legacy and the potential of theater to activate change.

by Carolyn Cox

Interview: Cartoonist Abby Howard Makes Dinosaurs Cooler Than Ever

Her first graphic novel, "Dinosaur Empire!", explores the wacky creatures of the Mesozoic Era.

by Olivia Mason

Rachel Ignotofsky on Celebrating Overlooked Women in Science

The author of "Women in Science" and "Women in Sports" explains why she's driven to make the untold stories of incredible women more accessible.

by Carolyn Cox

The Librarians Cast and Creators on Intellectual Heroism

The stars of the TNT fantasy series talk playing heroes who don't punch their problems away.

by Abbey White

Zombie Expert Paul Vigna on the Optimism of The Walking Dead 

The author of “Guts: The Anatomy of the Walking Dead” explains why a show about the end of the world gives him hope.

by Olivia Mason

Welcome to Night Vale's Jeffrey Cranor Reveals His Inspirations

The author and podcaster discusses the new novel "It Devours," the Denver International Airport, and the appeal of the inexplicable.

by Carolyn Cox

Interview: Victoria Schwab on Why Fantasy Is More Important Than Ever

The "Shades of Magic" author shares her thoughts on writing accessible fantasy in 2017.

by Carolyn Cox

Science Fiction Has Won the War

Best-selling author Greg Bear on the genre’s new ‘golden age.'

by Frank Catalano

Writer Paul Di Filippo Talks Tormenting His Protagonists

"You always have to leave some lifeline, however slim."

by Sage & Savant

Grand Master Jane Yolen on Why It's Important to Just 'Write the Damn Book'

The newly-minted Grand Master discusses her prolific career in science fiction and fantasy.

by Sarah Mangiola

Vampire Fiction Author Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Talks Writing Across Genres

The legendary author reveals what drew her to horror, the challenges of writing across genres, and how she incorporates history into her fiction.

by Sage & Savant

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