As an Interviewer


“Deep Cuts” is a regular feature at Hellnotes in which I talk to some really excellent authors about one of their free-to-read stories, getting deep into themes, influences, techniques, and – of course – spoilers.

  1. “The Monsters of Heaven,” with Nathan Ballingrud
  2. “Bookends,” with Michael Wehunt
  3. “Senbazuru,” by V.H. Leslie
  4. “Out of Skin” and “The Hole the Fox Did Make,” with Emily Carroll
  5. “Asking for Forgiveness,” with Richard Thomas
  6. “Night Dog,” with Matthew M. Bartlett
  7. “All the Red Apples Have Withered to Gray,” with Gwendolyn Kiste
  8. “20 Simple Steps to Ventriloquism,” with Jon Padgett
  9. “Laal Andhi,” with Usman Malik
  10. “Natural Skin,” with Alyssa Wong
  11. “Girl, I Love You,” with Nadia Bulkin
  12. “The Lure of Devouring Light,” with Michael Griffin



In 2017, I began also contributing to Lightspeed’s Author Spotlight Interviews.  It’s an awesome way to get to read cutting edge fiction before it hits the streets and pry into the brilliant brains behind them.

Interview with Charlie Jane Anders re: “Cake Baby (A Kango and Sharon Adventure)”

Forthcoming, interview with Sarah Pinsker 



Here are other promotional interviews that I have conducted with some truly talented individuals for various outlets.

10.24.17 – Interview with David Demchuk, author of “The Bone Mother”

10.09.17 – Interview with Lisa Morton, author of “The Samhanach and Other Halloween Treat”

10.09.17 – Interview with David Nickle, author of “VOLK: A Novel of Radiant Abomination”

10.02.17 – Interview with John Claude Smith, author of “The Wilderness Within”

09.22.17 – Interview with S.P. Miskowski, author of “Strange is the Night”

06.30.17 – Interview with S.P. Miskowski, author of “I Wish I Was Like You”

06.16.17 – Interview with Bracken MacLeod, author of “Come to Dust”

05.05.17 – Interview with Emily B. Cataneo, author of “Speaking to Skull Kings and Other Stories”

03.31.17 – Interview with Gwendolyn Kiste, author of “And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe”

03.02.17 – Interview with Ed Kurtz, author of “Bleed”

01.16.17 – Interview with Matthew B. Bartlett (in Turn to Ash Vol. 2)

10.01.15 – Interview with Nancy Kilpatrick and Caro Soles, editors of “nEvermore! Tales of Murder, Mystery and the Macabre”

05.22.15 – Interview with Angeline Trevena, author of “Cutting the Bloodline”

05.21.15 – Interview with Rob E. Boley, author of the “Scary Tales” series

02.02.15 – Interview with Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmeyer, writer/director team behind “Starry Eyes” (film)

01.16.15 – Interview with Sheldon Woodbury, author of “The World on Fire”

12.12.14 – Interview with Josh Malerman, author of “Bird Box

12.10.14 – Interview with Allison M. Dickson, author of “The Last Supper”

12.06.14 – Interview with Simon Strantzas (author) and Michael Kelly (editor) of “These Last Embers”

11.21.14 – Interview with Richard Thomas, Author and EIC at Dark House Press

11.18.14 – Interview with John F.D. Taff, author of “The End in All Beginnings”