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Wordsmiths: Black Gate Interviews Steven Erikson at Can*Con 2017

Friday, November 17th, 2017 | Posted by Brandon Crilly

As I’ve mentioned periodically here, I’m part of the planning committee for Can*Con, Ottawa’s annual conference on science fiction, fantasy and horror writing, and specifically help to develop each year’s program. This year I had the amazing opportunity to sit down for a live interview with Canadian fantasy writer Steven Erikson, author of the Malazan Book of the Fallen and Willful Child series and one of our 2017 Guests of Honor. And we even recorded it!

Above is the entirety of my interview with Steven, discussing his previous work, his writing process, the fantasy genre in general, and what’s coming next from this prolific author. The chance to chat with him was a huge privilege and an absolute blast, and I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

You can check out Steven’s work at www.steven-erikson.com or his new Facebook author page, and see our previous coverage of his work here at Black Gate.

Also check out Can*Con at can-con.org/cc (@CanConSF on Twitter) and keep an eye out for dates and guests for 2018!

Many thanks to Silver Stag Studios for filming this interview. Scope them out here (@SilverStagStdio on Twitter).

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  1. […] Crilly, had the opportunity to interview Jim Butcher for the Black Gate Magazine. He already interviewed Steven Erikson and I am really happy for Brandon to have that […]

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