The Library Trilogy, The Hag, and AI’s impact on publishing – an interview with Mark Lawrence

Last Updated on January 17, 2024

From Prince of Thorns being loved by grimdark fans, to giving Grimdark Magazine our very first ever cover story with Bad Seed, to those absolutely stunning special editions for The Book that Wouldn’t Burn, Mark Lawrence is a fan favourite. This week, John and I got to spend an hour speaking with Mark about The Library Trilogy (trilogy), his new upcoming dark fantasy / grimdark fantasy trilogy tentatively titled The Hag, SPFBO, AI‘s impact on publishing, why he likes writing short stories but prefers reading novels, and a potential future short story collection.

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Adrian Collins

Adrian Collins

Adrian Collins runs Grimdark Magazine and loves anything to do with telling darker stories. Doesn't matter the format, or when it was published or produced--just give him a grim story told in a dark world by a morally grey protagonist and this bloke's in his happy place. Add in a barrel aged stout to sip on after a cheeky body surf under the Australian sun, and that's his heaven.

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