Tag Archives: Cuba

SFT in September Locus Issue

SFT-related news/reviews in the latest issue of Locus Magazine: Gary Wolfe reviews Zion’s Fiction: A Treasury of Israeli Speculative Literature, eds. Sheldon Teitelbaum and Emanuel Lottem (Mandel Vilar Press) Ian Mond reviews Condomnauts by Yoss, translated from the Spanish by David Frye (Restless Books) Karen Burnham reviews “To Fly Like a Fallen Angel” by Qi

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Out This Month: July

SHORT STORIES “To Fly Like a Fallen Angel” by Qi Yue, translated from the Chinese by Elizabeth Hanlon (Clarkesworld Magazine, July 1)         “Render Unto Caesar” by Eduardo Vaquerizo, translated from the Spanish by Rich Larson (Analog SF, July/August)         “All Clear” by Hao He, translated from the Chinese

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The Best Translated Book Award Longlist

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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SFT Recs: Zombies

  “Greetings From a Zombie Nation” by Eric J. Mota, translated by Lawrence Schimel (Terra Nova: An Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Science Fiction, 2013) Mota’s engrossing story about a mysterious alien zombie virus and the zombification of Cuba is horrifying but also extremely believable.         Wicked Weeds by Pedro Cabiya, translated by

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Review: Terra Nova: An Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Science Fiction, ed. Mariano Villareal

Co-selected by Mariano Villareal and Luis Pestarini translated by Sue Burke and Lawrence Schimel Sportula June 15, 2013 258 pages   Outstanding novella-length stories make up this important collection of contemporary Spanish-language science fiction. Thanks to translators Sue Burke and Lawrence Schimel, us English-language readers are able to see for ourselves just how vibrant, inquisitive,

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