Sheila Williams interview – life as a science fiction magazine editor

From her childhood memories of listening to her father tell the stories of Edgar Rice Burroughs, to her position as editor of Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine, Sheila Williams talks about a lifetime of reading and loving the genre.
She talks about the evolution of Asimov’s magazine, and short genre fiction in general. She also describes her day-to-day life as a fiction magazine editor.
The interview was originally included as part of episode #229 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction.

This interview was recorded at the Capclave Science Fiction convention in October, 2009.