Tag Archives: Lawrence Schimel

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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8 Stories Involving Intergalactic Travel

So many great sf novels and stories in translation were published in 2016, involving zombies, cyborg turtles, hostile aliens, and much more. But what if you’re really into stories about serious intergalactic travel? Here, I put together a list for you. Some of these stories happen to include space travel, while others revolve around it.

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Out This Month: November

Isra Isle by Nava Semel, translated by Jessica Cohen (Mandel Vilar Press, November 1) “This novel is inspired by a true historical event. Before Theodore Herzl there was Mordecai Manuel Noah, an American journalist, diplomat, playwright, and visionary. In September 1825 he bought Grand Island, downriver from Niagara Falls, from the local Native Americans as

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November is Spanish SF in Translation Month

So much wonderful Spanish SF in Translation is out this month: we have the latest issue of Strange Horizons, which includes stories, poems, conversations, and reviews from Elia Barcelo, Sofia Rhei, Arrate Hidalgo, and many more, with much of the translation work done by the very talented Lawrence Schimel Wicked Weeds, by Pedro Cabiya, translated

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Review: Monteverde: Memoirs of an Interstellar Linguist by Lola Robles

translated by Lawrence Schimel Aqueduct Press (Conversation Pieces, Volume 52) November, 2016 106 pages   Part linguistics report, part memoir, Monteverde is a story about the clash of cultures and the bonds of language, and you’ll want to read it in one sitting (like I did). Robles expertly mixes notes that Terran linguist Rachel Monteverde

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