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Author Interview: Cat Manning

January 21st, 2016 by

Cat Manning is a writer and editor primarily based in Los Angeles. Her interests include interactive fiction, translation, speculative fiction, and she is one dissertation away from receiving her Ph.D. in English Literature. She can be found on Twitter and on WordPress. She is the author of this week’s story, Invasion. This interview was conducted via […]

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Caleb Wilson

Author Interview: Caleb Wilson

December 19th, 2015 by

Caleb Wilson’s non-­interactive stories have appeared in Weird Tales, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet. He has also written interactive fiction including HOLY ROBOT EMPIRE, Starry Seeksorrow, and Six Gray Rats Crawl Up The Pillow. He can be found online at Tumblr and Twitter. He and his wife live in Illinois. He is […]

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Author Interview: Adam Cadre

November 19th, 2015 by

Adam Cadre is responsible for the stuff at adamcadre.ac, which includes interactive and conventional fiction, the Lyttle Lytton Contest, online comics, podcasts, music, essays on various topics, and he believes there is a picture of Scooby-Doo dunking a basketball in there somewhere. This interview was conducted by email in November 2015. Devi Acharya: How did you […]

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Author Interview: Hannah Powell-Smith

November 12th, 2015 by

Hannah Powell-Smith is the author of Aquarium and this week’s story, swept up. She lives in Norwich with her wife, Fay, and three-month-old son, Alistair. With Fay, she has produced three NPC mods for Baldur’s Gate 2: Nathaniel, the Luxley Family and Faren. This interview was conducted by instant message in November 2015.     Kerstin […]

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Author Interview: Ryan Veeder

November 5th, 2015 by

Ryan Veeder is the author of Taco Fiction (1st place, IF Comp 2011), MOTORCYCLUS (scariest book currently extant), and The Ascent of the Gothic Tower (commissioned by StoryBundle). He produces a text adventure podcast with Jenni Polodna called Clash of the Type-Ins. He wrote this week’s story, The Horrible Pyramid. This interview was conducted in November by […]

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Author Interview: Autumn Nicole Bradley

October 29th, 2015 by

Autumn Nicole Bradley is a mercurial mixture of equal parts speculative fiction writer, game creator, and incorrigible polymath. Her Twine game “Player 2” appeared in Video Games for Humans, and her serial queer love story, Trash Romance, is available at trashmance.com. Follow her on Twitter @lifeinneon. This interview was conducted by email in October 2015.   Devi […]

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Author Interview: Chandler Groover

October 22nd, 2015 by

Chandler Groover is a New York-based author of both novels and interactive fiction. His work includes the novels What Happened at Heath-Cliff Hall and Finnian’s Fiddle, as well as the games Hunting Unicorn and Toby’s Nose. This interview took place by instant messenger on 7 October 2015.   Kerstin Hall: In addition to your interactive fiction, […]

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Artist Interview: Elena Distefano

October 15th, 2015 by

Elena recently graduated from Loughborough University (UK) with a degree in Illustration and is pursuing a career as a freelance illustrator. She specializes in dark imagery and works in traditional media such as graphite and acrylic paint. This year she was selected as a winner of YCN Pan Macmillan’s brief to recreate the cover for […]

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Author Interview: anna anthropy

October 8th, 2015 by

anna anthropy is a 30-year-old teen witch. She is a play designer, author of Rise of the Videogame Zinesters and ZZT, and maintains the game history archive ANNARCHIVE.COM. She lives in Oakland, California with her familiar, a black cat named Encyclopedia Frown. This interview was conducted by email in September 2015.     Devi Acharya: […]

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Author Interview: Michael Lutz

October 1st, 2015 by

Michael Lutz is a game designer, interactive fiction author, and PhD candidate in Renaissance studies. His interactive fiction, including The Uncle Who Works for Nintendo and My Father’s Long, Long Legs has been featured on Kotaku, Polygon, The Verge, Wired, and Paste. This interview was conducted by email in October 2014, with additional discussion in […]

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Author Interview: Chikodili Emelumadu

September 24th, 2015 by

Chikodili Emelumadu is a writer, journalist and broadcaster living in London. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Apex, Eclectica, Omenana, One Throne and Luna Station Quarterly. She can be found ranting about life, Igboness, and whatever else seizes her fancy on Igbophilia.wordpress.com. She is the author of this week’s story, “The Fixer.” This interview […]

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Author Interview: Bruno Dias

September 17th, 2015 by

Bruno Dias is the São Paulo-based author of “Mere Anarchy”, “When the Land Goes Under the Water,” and most recently this week’s story, “Prospero.” He can be found on Twitter. This interview was conducted by instant message on September 8, 2015.     Tory Hoke: How did you first get involved with IF? Bruno Dias: I’ve been reading IF […]

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Author Interview: Natalia Theodoridou

September 3rd, 2015 by

Natalia Theodoridou is a Media & Cultural Studies scholar based in the United Kingdom. Her strange stories have appeared in Clarkesworld, Interfictions, Strange Horizons, and elsewhere. Occasionally, she tweets as @natalia_theodor. She is the author of this week’s story, “Sleepless.” This interview was conducted by email in August 2015.     Devi Acharya: To start off, […]

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Developer Interview: Chris Klimas

August 20th, 2015 by

Chris Klimas is a web developer, writer, and game designer in Baltimore, Maryland. He created Twine in 2009 and has spent the past two years as the project lead on the Twine 2.0 release series. This interview was conducted by email in July 2015.     Tory Hoke: How many hours a week do you […]

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Author Interview: Vajra Chandrasekera

August 4th, 2015 by

Vajra Chandrasekera lives in Colombo, Sri Lanka. His short fiction has appeared in Apex, Clarkesworld and Lightspeed, among others. You can follow him on Twitter at @_vajra or find more stories at vajra.me. He is the author of this week’s story, “Snake Game.” This interview was conducted by email in July 2015.     Devi […]

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