INTERVIEW: Elia Barceló

Award-winning Spanish author Elia Barceló writes both science fiction and children’s books. Born in Alicante, she currently lives in Austria where she teaches Spanish literature. Her story “The Star” was included in the anthology Castles in Spain and her novel Heart of Tango was translated into English in 2010.     Rachel Cordasco: When did

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OUT THIS MONTH: June 2016

Super Extra Grande by Yoss, translated by David Frye (Restless Books, 160 pages, June 7) “With the playfulness and ingenuity of Douglas Adams, the Cuban science-fiction master Yoss delivers a space opera of intergalactic proportions with Super Extra Grande, the winner of the twentieth annual UPC Science Fiction Award in 2011. In a distant future

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NEWS: WisCon40: Science Fiction in Translation Panel

Today, I attended the Science Fiction in Translation Panel at WisCon: the feminist science fiction convention held each year in Madison, Wisconsin (#SFinTranslation, #wc40). Moderator Jaymee Goh and translators S. Qiouyi Lu (Chinese into English) and Arrate Hidalgo (English into Spanish) explored the ins and outs of translating science fiction, discussing their own experiences with

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