Interview: The Lair by Emily McKay

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In an interview with KUT, local author Emily McKay explains the world that she created in her post-apocalyptic horror, The Farm - a future in which "children are groomed to feed wild vampire-like beasts." Moreover, "good guys ... are bad guys, bad guys ... retain a touch of humanity, and a few characters [are] primed to save the world." As this world continues to unfold in the second book of the trilogy, The Lair, McKay strives to challenge her readers to question the robust nature of their own internal moral compasses in the face of a desperation to survive betrayals from both within and without. MORE