Check out Eric Becker’s interview on Words Without Borders with Jonathan Wright, who translated the award-winning work of Iraqi horror Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi.
Future Science Fiction Digest, a collaboration between the Future Affairs Administration and UFO Publishing, is now live, edited by author, translator, and editor Alex Shvartsman. FSFD is looking for science fiction from around the world, and encourages submissions of translated sf. Check out Issue 0 here, which includes reprint stories from Lavie Tidhar, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro,
Recently, I had the privilege of discussing the French origins of science fiction with the talented and prolific author and translator Brian Stableford. His work on the history of SF and his translations of French proto-SF are critical for our understanding of how the genre developed and what its future might hold. SFT:
Andrea Johnson and her husband live in a college town in Michigan, where their home looks like a library exploded. They are both okay with this living arrangement. Andrea reviews science fiction and fantasy books at Little Red Reviewer (littleredreviewer.wordpress.com), and talks non-bookish things at Girl Stuff (thegirlstuffblog.wordpress.com). If you chat with her on twitter,
The long-awaited Zion’s Fiction: A Treasury of Israeli Speculative Literature is finally scheduled to come out on September 25, 2018 from Mandel Vilar Press! Here’s the description: “This anthology showcases the best Israeli science fiction and fantasy literature published since the 1980s. The stories included come from Hebrew, Russian, and English-language sources, and include well-known