This year’s Best Translated Book Award longlist includes four works of speculative fiction in translation! Here’s the entire list: The Queue by Basma Abdel Aziz, translated from Arabic by Elisabeth Jaquette, from Melville House Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada, translated from German by Susan Bernofsky, from New
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Samovar Magazine published a piece I wrote on why I started this website and why SFT is important: check it out!
Samovar Magazine‘s inaugural issue is out now, featuring speculative fiction (translated from Finnish, Hebrew, and Arabic), poetry (translated from Chinese), and reviews! Check it out!!
Finnish Weird: Call of the Weird (#4, 2017), edited by Anne Leinonen, is available for free, and includes author spotlights and stories by Magdalena Hai, J.S. Meresmaa, and Viivi Hyvönen: Download it here!
Lots of news came out this week regarding central and eastern European speculative fiction in English translation… keep ’em comin’ ! The publisher Head of Zeus has acquired World English rights to Polish author Jacek Dukaj’s thousand-page-long novel Ice. The book “conjur[es] an alternate 20th Century, where Russia and half of Europe are