An Unlikely Interview with Abra Staffin-Wiebe

Monday, November 16, 2015

The main character in And Other Definitions of Family uses sex work on a space station as a means of studying alien culture. Similar to Nicolette Barischoff’s story from this issue, you took something frequently portrayed negatively and seen as ‘unclean’, and put it…

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An Unlikely Interview with Julia August

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Soteriology and Stephen Greenwood is a story told largely by implication. You don’t show us the big bad, or the heroes saving the world, but they’re there between the lines of the emails exchanged between your protagonist and a person seeking his help in…

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An Unlikely Interview with Eric Schwitzgebel

Monday, November 2, 2015

The Dauphin’s Metaphysics explores a classic and very interesting question — if you replicate a person’s experiences exactly, can you replicate the person? What makes a person who they are, nature or nurture? It’s a story about characters reinventing themselves in multiple ways. What…

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An Unlikely Interview with E. Saxey

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Librarian’s Dilemma deals with that tricky question of whether some information should be restricted ‘for our own good’, or whether all information should be free. You explore a similar theme in your story Melioration, which looks at free speech versus hate speech and…

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An Unlikely Interview with Sean Robinson

Monday, October 19, 2015

Minotaur: An Analysis of the Species takes minotaurs beyond Greek mythology, and posits them as essential to every culture. Are monsters and stories about monsters an essential part of humanity? What do a culture’s monsters tell us about that culture, what they value and…

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