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Ellen Datlow A Conversation With Ellen Datlow
An interview with Rodger Turner
On choosing stories:
"First, I started with stories that I've loved and stuck in my mind from when I first began reading sf. I look for those stories that transcend the time in which they were written, and those that haven't been overexposed in the past few years. Or just stories that I think readers would enjoy and may not have read."

Charles de Lint A Conversation With Charles de Lint
An interview with Jayme Lynn Blaschke
On the importance of setting:
"It's another character as far as I'm concerned. In Forests there's a huge ice storm that brings the entire city to a halt and that was as much an important part of the story as the more individual characters going about their business. The spiritworld -- at least in how it relates to the Newford stories -- gets more defined in it as well, and even more so in the book I'm currently working on, The Onion Girl."

Samuel R. Delany A Conversation With Samuel R. Delany
An interview with Jayme Lynn Blaschke
On getting credit as a writer:
"Half a dozen years after Dhalgren appeared, someone sent me a recently written grammar book, for people learning English, in which -- among the various examples of American writing scattered throughout -- two or three paragraphs of Dhalgren were quoted as an example of economical and informative prose. The writer talked a bit about the structure of the sentences, made one or two points about their arrangement and internal form. At the time, I remember, I was overwhelmed."

Don Dixon A Conversation With Don Dixon
An interview with David Maddox
On working at the Griffith Observatory:
"It actually forced me in some ways to learn the new technology because, up until five or six years ago, I was just a painter and that's how I made all my pictures. But it became so obvious (at the Observatory) that in order to get a show out on time I would have to go digital that it forced me to learn these tools. I'm glad of that because otherwise I would not be competitive with anyone else."

Publishing Doctor Who Books Sidestepping Dimensions: an interview on Publishing Doctor Who Books
conducted by Sandy Auden
"Books that are entertaining, with something to say. We want to remain open to different approaches, and don't feel constrained by having to follow series continuity if we are presented with an idea which works well outside it. Ultimately it's our intention to present good fiction and that is uppermost in our minds at all times."

Gardner Dozois A Conversation With Gardner Dozois
An interview with Jayme Lynn Blaschke
On what kind of editor he is:
"Well, I don't see myself as a John W. Campbell sort of editor. He was famous for assigning ideas to writers and coming up with a lot of the idea content for the magazine, and indicating the direction in which he wanted the magazine to go, the themes he wanted explored. That's not really my style. I'm not all that interested in my ideas. I know my ideas are puerile. It's the writers' ideas that I'm interested in seeing, so I see myself as a receptive or reactive editor, more along the lines of Anthony Boucher or Bob Mills or someone or that sort."

A Conversation With Hal Duncan A Conversation With Hal Duncan
An interview with Jakob Schmidt
On modernism:
"Well, the way I always think about modernism is that in the 18th and 19th century you've got two big, warring aesthetics: rationalism and romanticism. And to me, modernism is where these two come together. It's the battleground between these two aesthetics. Even Wells' fiction was rationalist romance. The writers Wells, Jules Verne and, to some extent, Edgar Allan Poe can be seen as romanticists. But at the same time, you can see them as rationalist. Or think of H.P. Lovecraft: a lot of people read Lovecraft and think of his "Elder Gods" as supernatural beings. But Lovecraft himself was a complete nihilist. He made a point of the fact that he did not believe in God. "

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