Category Archives: Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction From Around the World: Italian Flash Speculative Fiction in Translation

This is the sixteenth in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. Here are 25 intense short pieces by Italian sf authors that take us from the depths of human consciousness to the future of AI. A huge thank-you to Sarah Jane Webb for translating and editing all of these wonderful pieces!

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “An Energetic Star”

This is the fifteenth 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.   Florin Purluca is a Romanian writer, living in Focșani, Romania. He has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and works in a psychiatric hospital in

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “Micro-Novels”

This is the fourteenth 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. Yusaku Kitano (北野 勇作) won the 4th Japan Fantasy Novel Grand Prize in 1992 with Mukashi, Kasei no atta basho (Where Mars Used to Be), and

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “The Waterfall”

This is the thirteenth 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. The winner of Mexico’s prestigious Premio Nacional del Cuento, Alberto Chimal is one of Mexico’s most celebrated writers of short fiction. He is the author of

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “Tanya’s Manoeuvres”

This is the twelfth 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. Andrei Dichenko (born in 1988 in Kaliningrad) – belarusian writer and journalist. Author of several influential books, among them «Плиты и провалы», «Ты – меня», «Солнечный

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