Category Archives: Interviews

Interview with Kristin Centorcelli

SF Signal: An interview with Guy Gavriel Kay This interview was conducted online by Kristin Centorcelli and originally appeared at SF Signal in February 2013. Reproduced with kind permission. Guy Gavriel Kay is the #1 internationally bestselling author of ten … Continue reading

Interview for the Camelot Project

Interview with Guy Gavriel Kay by Raymond H. Thompson Mythcon: Vancouver, B.C. 30th July 1989 Interview reproduced by kind permission of Raymond H. Thompson. Mr. Thompson conducted a series of interviews with authors of modern Arthurian Literature. To read the … Continue reading

Interview with Solaris Magazine

Interview with Solaris This interview was conducted by Jean-Louis Trudel, in 1995, for the French language magazine Solaris, published in Quebec. Interview courtesy of Jean-Louis Trudel and Solaris. On the back of the Quebec translations of your trilogy, the wording … Continue reading

Interview with Solaris Magazine (French)

Entrevue avec Solaris L’entrevue a été menée par Jean-Louis Trudel, en 1995, pour la revue francophone Solaris, publiée au Québec. Tous droits réservés. Avec la permission de Jean-Louis Trudel et de Solaris. 1) La petite biographie fournie en quatrième de … Continue reading

Interview with the Voyageur Newsletter

This interview was conducted by Alex von Thorn at the World Fantasy Con in Montreal, in November 2001. It appeared in the Voyageur newsletter and website, and is reproduced with kind permission. AvT: You helped Christopher Tolkien assemble The Silmarillion, … Continue reading

Guy Kay – Interview with CBC

Q & A with Guy This interview has been taken from the official Ysabel website of Penguin Canada, with permission.   Q: One of your trademarks as an author is to take real historical events and settings and use them … Continue reading

Interview with Sci Fi Channel Website

A Question of Character – an interview with Guy Gavriel Kay This interview appears courtesy of the UK Sci Fi Channel website. The interview was conducted by Sandy Auden. Reproduced with kind permission. ‘I’d say complexity is one of the … Continue reading

Interview with Andrew Adams

This interview was done over e-mail in January 1995. Copyright is jointly held by Guy Gavriel Kay and Andrew A. Adams. Reproduced with permission. To visit Andrew Adams’ website, click here.   How did you become involved in editing The … Continue reading

Interview with SFSite

An interview with Guy Gavriel Kay, September 2000 Interview conducted by Rodger Turner. Reproduced from SFSite with kind permission. RT: One idea that popped into my head, while reading Sailing to Sarantium and Lord of Emperors, was the frequency with … Continue reading

Interview in the Historical Novels Review

Parallel Universes: Guy Gavriel Kay reflects on twenty years of alternative history This interview appears courtesy of The Historical Novels Review, and first appeared in their November ’04 edition. The interview was conducted by Teresa Basinski Eckford. Reproduced with kind … Continue reading

Interview with SFX (UK magazine)

This interview was conducted by Guy Haley and can be read in print in SFX #93, July 2002. Reproduced with kind permission (and thanks to Nicola Clarke for doing the typing!) “It’s one of those life-shifting coincidences,” says renowned fantasy … Continue reading

Interview with Alaya Dawn Johnson

A Conversation with Guy Gavriel Kay This interview originally appeared at http://www.fantasy-magazine.com/. It was conducted by author Alaya Dawn Johnson and is reproduced with her kind permission. Alaya Dawn Johnson: First, congratulations on winning the World Fantasy Award for best … Continue reading

Interviews

Interview with Raymond Thompson Mr. Thompson interviewed GGK at Mythcon 1989, as part of a series of interviews with authors of modern Arthurian Literature. The interview thus focuses solely on The Fionavar Tapestry. Topics covered include what attracted GGK to … Continue reading

Interview with Richard Marcus of ‘Leap in the Dark’

Bright Weavings – GGK’s Words: Interview with Richard Marcus of ‘Leap in the Dark’ An interview with Richard Marcus This interview appears courtesy of Richard Marcus of Leap in the Dark. It was syndicated to desicritics.org and blogcritics.org. Reproduced with … Continue reading

Interview with Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantasy Magazine

This interview appeared in the fall ’99 edition of the Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantasy Magazine. The interview was conducted by Charlene Brusso. All Rights Reserved. Reprinted with kind permission.   Guy Gavriel Kay is the author of quite a few … Continue reading

Interview with New York Review of Science Fiction

New York Review of Science Fiction: Interview with Guy Gavriel Kay This interview appears courtesy of Peter Halasz, who interviewed GGK for the New York Review of Science Fiction during 2000. Guy Gavriel Kay, for those as yet unfamiliar with … Continue reading

Interview with Patrick St-Denis

This interview originally appeared at http://fantasyhotlist.blogspot.com/ in April 2010. – In a recent National Post interview, you’re quoted as saying: “I’m not giving them fantasy in any sense that they understand,” he says. “I’m doing history with a spin from … Continue reading

Interview with Phantastes "The Mythic Heart"

Interview by Stacy Ann Dumoski This interview appears courtesy of Phantastes.   Guy Gavriel Kay is a rare thing among genre writers, tending towards single-volume, stand-alone works in a time when the market favors (seemingly endless) series and multiple returns … Continue reading

Interview with Challenging Destiny Magazine

This interview appears courtesy of the online cultural arts magazine Rambles. The interview was conducted by Laurie Thayer. Reproduced with kind permission. Laurie Thayer: Did your work on The Silmarillion inspire your own writing? Guy Gavriel Kay: The year I … Continue reading

Speech made at Annual Conference of Ontario College Association of Language and Learning

Teaching Literature This is the text of a speech given by GGK during the 2001 Annual Conference of the Ontario College Association of Language and Learning, to which he was invited as the keynote speaker. Readers should be aware that … Continue reading

Interview with Andrew Adams

Bright Weavings: GGK’s Words – Interview with Andrew Adams  An interview with Guy Gavriel Kay This interview was done over e-mail in January 1995. Copyright is jointly held by Guy Gavriel Kay and Andrew A. Adams. Reproduced with permission. To … Continue reading

Audio Interview with CBC

This interview was conducted on CBC Radio 990’s Weekend Morning Show. It is part of Mr. Robinson’s Bookclub. Copyright © 2000 CBC Manitoba. All Rights Reserved. This is an interview from GGK’s media tour for The Sarantine Mosaic in March … Continue reading

Interview with Challenging Destiny Magazine

Challenging Destiny: Interview with Guy Gavriel Kay This interview appears courtesy of the magazine Challenging Destiny. The interview was conducted by James Schellenberg and David M. Switzer, and appears in the 11th issue of Challenging Destiny. Reproduced with kind permission. … Continue reading

Interview with Deep Magic

This interview was conducted for the Deep Magic ezine – February 2004 issue, and is reproduced with kind permission. Age: 49 Residence: Toronto Marital Status: Married Children: 2 Hobbies: Obviously, doing online interviews! No, er: film, travel, single malt scotch, … Continue reading

Chat transcript with Event Horizon

Transcript of Chat with Guy Gavriel Kay on April 8, 1999 Welcome, everyone, to another Flashpoint show. Tonight our guest is Guy Gavriel Kay, author of some great novels, such as Tigana, The Lions of Al-Rassan, and, most recently, Sailing … Continue reading