Alongside the fictional journeys taken in Annihilation and Authority is the emotionally wrought journey that we, the reader, have been forced time and again to take with these novels. Now, finally, with the release of Acceptance, the trilogy, and those unforgettable journeys, are complete. To celebrate the publication of Acceptance, here is an exclusive interview with its writer, Jeff VanderMeer. In this podcast, VanderMeer speaks to 4th Estate, divulging his inspirations, processes, and exactly what it is that made Stephen King call the trilogy ‘Creepy and fascinating’.
Interview by Tom Killingbeck and Tara Al Azzawi