K. Tempest Bradford at DarkFantasy.org has an interview with both Justine Larbalestier and Ekaterina Sedia.
K. Tempest Bradford: How much influence has being international jet-setters had on you in terms of what you choose to write?
Justine Larbalestier: My spending time in other countries has made me see my country more clearly and enabled me to write about it.
Ekaterina Sedia: I write a lot about being displaced. I’m homesick a lot.