Spanish SF in the 21st Century Mariano Villarreal translated by Ian Watson 1. A Brief Historical Sketch Spanish SF, Fantasy and Horror are almost unknown outside of Spain. To be sure, Spanish works are published in Latin American countries (and vice versa) since we speak the same language and share cultural references, and books get
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Spanish science fiction is almost unknown outside Spain and its impact abroad is much below what it truly merits. Few are the works that make waves, the most outstanding being the “Victorian Trilogy” of Félix J. Palma, whose first novel, The Map of Time, reached the New York Times best-seller list. Other noteworthy titles are
Anne Charnock hosts Cristina Jurado and several other major figures in Spanish sci-fi, fantasy, and horror to talk about the state of the genre. Read it here.
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,