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Charles Tan on Yoshiki Tanaka’s Legend of the Galactic Heroes Series

Legend of the Galactic Heroes: 30 Years Ahead of Its Time By Charles Tan While Western Science Fiction and Fantasy is currently experiencing mainstream appeal thanks to successful novel-to-TV adaptations like Game of Thrones, The Expanse, and The Magicians, the Japanese media industry has this formula pegged down as far back as the 1980s. Media

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Review: Terra Nova: An Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Science Fiction, ed. Mariano Villareal

Co-selected by Mariano Villareal and Luis Pestarini translated by Sue Burke and Lawrence Schimel Sportula June 15, 2013 258 pages   Outstanding novella-length stories make up this important collection of contemporary Spanish-language science fiction. Thanks to translators Sue Burke and Lawrence Schimel, us English-language readers are able to see for ourselves just how vibrant, inquisitive,

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Review: Spanish Women of Wonder, ed. Cristina Jurado and Leticia Lara

translated by: see below Palabaristas Press Released at Eurocon (Barcelona) 2016   Spanish Women of Wonder (Alucinadas) is the answer to the question “do many women write speculative fiction in the Spanish-speaking world?” Indeed, the answer is a resounding hells yes. From Cuba to Spain, and Argentina to Mexico, women are writing excellent speculative fiction

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “Electric Dreams”

This is the third in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. The series highlights both new and established spec fic writers from around the world.   Fabio Lastrucci is a Weird, SF and Fantasy writer, and the author of novels, essays and short stories published in magazines and collections. L’estate segreta

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