It’s the inaugural year for the National Book Award in translated literature, and three (count ’em, three) works of SFT are on the longlist! Good luck to all of the authors and translators! Roque Larraquy, “Comemadre” Translated by Heather Cleary Coffee House Press Yoko Tawada, “The Emissary” Translated by
SFT-related news/reviews in the latest issue of Locus Magazine: Gary Wolfe reviews Zion’s Fiction: A Treasury of Israeli Speculative Literature, eds. Sheldon Teitelbaum and Emanuel Lottem (Mandel Vilar Press) Ian Mond reviews Condomnauts by Yoss, translated from the Spanish by David Frye (Restless Books) Karen Burnham reviews “To Fly Like a Fallen Angel” by Qi
SHORT STORIES “The Foodie Federation’s Dinosaur Farm,” by Luo Longxiang, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld, September 1) COLLECTIONS The Reincarnated Giant: An Anthology of Twenty-First-Century Chinese Science Fiction, eds. Mingwei Song and Theodore Huters (Columbia University Press, September 4) The Apex Book of World
translated by J. D. Wisgo independently published August 1, 2018 103 pages grab a copy check out the translator’s posts on his site, “Self Taught Japanese,” about his work on this novella A short but intense novella, Two of Six: A Captain’s Dilemma (６分の２) considers how far an AI will go to safeguard the life
Each month, Daniel Haeusser reviews short works of SFT that appear both online and in print. He is an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at Canisius College, where he teaches microbiology and leads student research projects with bacteria and bacteriophage. He’s also an associate blogger with the American Society for Microbiology’s popular Small Things Considered.