Interviews with Loren

I am always glad to be interviewed about writing and/or cemeteries.  Please get in touch via the contact form if you’d like to chat.

Selected Print Interviews

(The whole list is here, if you’ve got time to kill.)


Reading at Old Devil Moon, San Francisco

Dark Ink magazine published an interview with me by Kate Anderson in their Summer 2019 issue.

American Cemetery & Cremation magazine interviewed me about 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die for their July 2018 issue.

“Hurry to see a cemetery while you can still appreciate it, says author Loren Rhoads”
in the Los Angeles Times, October 18, 2017.

“What Gets Remembered: How Visiting a Cemetery Can Teach you About History” in
Time magazine, October 3, 2017.

“Cemetery-book author takes readers to 199 of her favorites” in the San Diego Union Tribune, September 27, 2017.

Casey Jarman interviewed me about Morbid Curiosity and cemeteries for his book Death: An Oral History. It came out August 2, 2016.

“Nothing like a Cemetery to Enliven a Trip” by Irene S. Levin for the Chicago Tribune, July 8, 2015.

“She’s Been Everywhere” by Patti Martin Bartsche in American Cemetery magazine, October 2013.

Selected Web Interviews

Reading at the Hypnodrome in San Francisco

Reading at the Hypnodrome in San Francisco. Photograph by R. Samuel Klatchko.

The Chilling Chat with Naching T. Kassa went live on Horror Addicts.Net on August 9, 2019.

L. S. Johnson interviewed me for Scary Stories Doing Good on about “Still Life with Shattered Glass,” my story in Tales for the Camp Fire: An Anthology Benefiting Wildfire Relief on June 3, 2019.

Anita Stewart and I live-chatted on Facebook for her Between the Pages interview series on May 1, 2019.

Erin Al-Mehairi invited me by her Oh, for the Hook of a Book! blog for a long conversation about cemeteries and more on October 30, 2018.

The Horror Tree presents an interview with Loren Rhoads” by Ruschelle Dillon, August 18, 2018.

Women in Horror Month interview: “Loren Rhoads takes us through the gates of the cemetery” at Library of the DamnedFebruary 22, 2018.

Lucy Coleman Talbot interviewed me for Death and the Maiden, December 12, 2017.

“A Kind of Serendipity: 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die” interview on the Funeral Zone, November 24, 2017.

“The Best Historic Cemeteries to Visit Around the World” in The National Trust for Historic PreservationOctober 27, 2017.

“A Guide to the World’s Most Intriguing Cemeteries” was Allison C. Meier’s summary of the interview I did for Hyperallergic, October 26, 2017.

Narrative Species article based on our radio interview, accompanied Rich Kleffel’s Agony Column shows: “Loren Rhoads suggests 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die: Life, Death, and Everything In-Between” on October 2, 2017.

Interview about Automatism Press on, December 4, 2016.

Eric Fomley interviewed me about writing and Lost Angels for Deviant Worlds, April 16, 2016.

Carl Slaughter interviewed me about grimdark, violence in space opera, Mary Sues and kick-ass heroines at on SFSignal, February 29, 2016.

“This is the Life of a Graveyard Tourist” by Cheryl Eddy on io9, October 27, 2014.

“Ladies of Sins of the Sirens: Interview with Loren Rhoads” by Meli Hooker, Dreadful Tales, February 21, 2012.

“Exploring the Strange and Unusual with Loren Rhoads” by Dylan Madeley, Morbid Outlook, October 2009.


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