Adrian Faulkner has been writing stories since he was 7 and has never really stopped making things up. He spent a decade as a leading pop culture journalist and geek culture commentator, before focusing on fiction. The Four Realms, one of our March books of the month is his debut novel (review can be read [...]
Jerry Ibbotson was born in London in 1969. He worked as a BBC radio journalist for almost ten years before leaving to run his own sound production company in 2000. Chosen was his debut novel, which he began writing in 2005 and published in 2008. Earlier this year he published The Veil and I caught [...]
This week Fantasy Book Review moves into the realm of comics to talk to one of the UK’s leading lights, Emma Vieceli, about her love of all things fantasy and what inspired her to work in the industry. Emma is a full time illustrator, comic artist and writer, living near Cambridge in the UK. Having [...]
Jasper Fforde is a novelist living in Wales. He is the son of John Standish Fforde, the 24th Chief Cashier for the Bank of England,whose signature used to appear on Sterling banknotes, and is cousin of the author, Katie Fforde. His early career was spent as a focus puller in the film industry, and he worked on a number of films including Quills, GoldenEye, and Entrapment.
This week I talk with Australian author A. A. Bell about her Mira Chambers trilogy, the inspiration for writing a blind protagonist, and much more. You can subscribe to our podcast through our RSS Feed or via iTunes. If you have any questions for Joe you can leave them in the comments below, you can [...]
This week Josh interviews Joe Abercrombie, author of the highly acclaimed First Law trilogy. They talk about Joe’s new book Red Country, darkness in modern fantasy, and what Joe is doing on tour in Australia.
This week Josh talks to UK author Elspeth Cooper about her fantasy series The Wild Hunt, her latest book Trinity Rising, and all manner of topics You can subscribe to our podcast through our RSS Feed or via iTunes. If you have any questions for Ian you can leave them in the comments below, you [...]
This week I interview Ian Irvine, author of the highly acclaimed Three Worlds cycle and a new trilogy called The Tainted Realms. We talk about his new trilogy, his life as a scientist, and the extent to which his scientific background influences his writing.
Curtis Jobling is an author and illustrator famously known as the designer of the BAFTA winning BBC show Bob The Builder, as well as creator of Frankenstein’s Cat. Early work in animation included model and puppet painting on Wallace & Gromit’s A Close Shave and Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks! Curtis is also the man behind [...]
This week I interview Will Elliott, author of the highly acclaimed novel The Pilo Family Circus and the recently released Nightfall. We talk about his new book, what it’s like having such a highly acclaimed debut novel, and what it’s like having schizophrenia.