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:
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Over at Weird Fiction Review, David Davis interviews Japanese speculative fiction author Dempow Torishima, whose work of biohorror, Sisyphean, was translated by Daniel Huddleston and came out earlier this year from Haikasoru. You can also check out my review of this powerful, brilliant novel here.
In Samovar Magazine this month, you’ll find two interviews with Italian SF authors, and an essay on the SF conference in Chengdu by Francesco Verso: Interview: Francesco Verso Interview: Clelia Farris “A Report from the 4th International Science Fiction Conference in Chengdu” by Francesco Verso
In 2011, Jeff and Ann VanderMeer did a series of interviews with Finnish authors, editors, and bloggers about their work in relation to speculative fiction: Toni Jerrman, editor of the Finnish magazine, Tähtivaeltaja Finnish editor and critic, Jukka Halme (Part I and Part II) writer Johanna Sinisalo writer Viivi Hyvonen writer
Cristian Tamas interviews Finnish Weird author Johanna Sinisalo over at Europa SF: check it out.