Why Does Waking Writer Offer Free Interviews?

More than anything else, Waking Writer exists to showcase writers and authors from all over the world. Every writer has a unique story and journey, and that experience provides inspiration to other writers and creatives. Waking Writer is interested in highlighting and sharing these portraits of budding literary artists. Interviews provide a perfect platform to share your writing journey and, at once, gain exposure to a wider audience.  

What Kind of Literature Does Waking Writer Highlight?

Waking Writer accepts interview requests from fiction authors writing in most genres, but interviews are especially welcome from authors exploring science fiction, fantasy, LGBT themes, African-American themes, and young adult fiction. Waking Writer does not accept interview requests from authors of erotica and Christian or religious-themed material. 

Poets and authors of creative non-fiction (e.g. memoir) are also welcome!

What’s the Interview Process Like?

Interviews are conducted entirely via email, very straightforward and provide authors an easy opportunity to gain exposure to a wider audience. All interviews are promptly shared via Twitter and Facebook once they are live on the site.


For all the eager authors out there, if you’d like an interview spotlighted, please contact Waking Writer here. Expect a response regarding your inquiry within 3 to 5 business days.