Terri Windling, 2003
The Interstitial Arts slogan, "artists without borders," is one that particularly appeals to me since border-crossing is a frequent aspect of my life (I divide my time between homes in England and Arizona), as well as of my work (divided between writing, editing, and visual art). I’m interested in art that moves between worlds, or comes to us out of the borderlands — crossbred works for the crossbred, multi-cultural society we live in today.
My own work comes from the borderlands where contemporary fiction meets ancient myth, and where genre fiction rubs against American and foreign works of magical realism. When I left college in 1979, where I’d studied mythology and literature, I moved to New York City and — like many an English major before me — looked for work in the publishing industry. Before very long, I’d established a career as an editor of fantasy [...]