Interviews and Press

The Most Influential Fantasy Books of the 1980s
Book Riot, 2024

The 125 Best Romance Books of All Time
Parade, 2023

The 20 Greatest Children’s Books Ever, 2023

A Tale of Two Covers: Ellen Kushner on Basilisk
Black Gate Magazine, 2022

Most Interesting People 2022
Cleveland Magazine, 2022

Out of Ohio: Ellen Kushner
The Buckeye Flame, 2021

Speech at Glasgow Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic
Glasgow, Scotland, September 16, 2020
Ellen Kushner gives the keynote speech online for the official launch of the new Centre, speaking about her creative practice and engagement with Scottish folklore via her retelling of her eponymous award-winning novel Thomas the Rhymer, followed by a Q&A session with attendees.

10 Minutes with Ellen Kushner
Coode Street Podcast, 2020

Spotlight on: Ellen Kushner, Tremontaine
Locus, 2017

The Poison Apple: Shared Worlds All Over the World – A Q & A with the Dynamic Duo, Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman
Black Gate, 2017

How fantasy author Ellen Kushner used TV writing techniques to publish a serialized story online
The Daily Dot, 2015

Wives Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman on the greatest literary marriages
Booktrib, 2015

The Big Idea: Ellen Kushner
Whatever, 2014

The History and Modern Relevance of Fairy Tales (audio)
Diane Rehm, 2014

An Interview with Ellen Kushner on Riverside’s Scholars, Swordsmen, and Neil Gaiman Presents
The AudioBookaneers, 2014

An Interview with Ellen Kushner, Part One, Part Two (both video)
Buzzy Mag, 2012

Author Spotlight: Ellen Kushner
Fantasy Magazine, 2011

Illuminating Swordspoint’s Daring-Do with Ellen Kushner and Sue Zizza (Direct link to MP3)
Radio Drama Revival, 2011

Interview with Ellen Kushner
Porter Square Books Blog, 2010

Odyssey Workshop Podcast #25 (direct link to MP3)
Odyssey Workshop, 2009

Ellen Kushner – Interview (audio files, in French)
Salle 101, 2008

Interview: Ellen Kushner
Strange Horizons, 2002

Dividing The Rewards: An Interview with Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman
SF Site, 1999

Author Spotlight: Ellen Kushner
Fantasy Magazine, 2011