Author Archives: Rachel Cordasco

Review: The Snail on the Slope by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

translated by Alan Meyers Gollancz 1980 243 pages grab a copy (the link here is to the upcoming [2018] Chicago Review Press edition) Radiant Terminus meets Annihilation meets The Slynx The strange title of this Strugatsky novel perfectly reflects the strangeness that follows. How does one even begin to review a book like The Snail

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “Writing Software”

This is the tenth in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. This series highlights both new and established spec fic writers from around the world.   Born in London to British parents, and raised bilingual in Italy, Sarah Jane Webb grew up in a house full of books. From her family,

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SFT and Scott Edelman’s “Eating the Fantastic”

Check out Scott Edelman’s podcast “Eating the Fantastic,” in which he shares a meal with writers and editors as they talk about science fiction, fantasy, horror, writing, comics, movies, fandom, and food. He’s recently spoken with speculative fiction writers from around the world, including Chen Quifan (Episode 49) and Johanna Sinisalo (Episode 48). Xia Jia

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