Readers can find plenty of horror fiction on bookstore shelves here in America, but what about horror fiction around the world? What kinds of stories do, for example, Japanese horror/speculative fiction writers gravitate toward when trying to terrify their readers? What differentiates Austrian horror fiction and Mexican horror fiction? Are there any interesting worldwide trends
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Over at Tor.com, you can read my post on an alternate Hugo Awards finalist list that includes some fabulous speculative fiction in translation from 2016. Enjoy!
Monster hunters, galactic empires, Nordic princesses, and more: here are six SFF series in translation that you need to check out!
I had the privilege of speaking with Neil Clarke (Clarkesworld Magazine), Cristina Jurado (SuperSonic), Sarah Dodd (Samovar), Cheryl Morgan (Wizard’s Tower Press), Julien Wacquez (Blind Spot Magazine), and Marian Womack (Nevsky Books) about the current state of speculative fiction in translation. Read the roundtable here: “Roundtable on Speculative Fiction in Translation: Past, Present, Future.”
(first posted on Tor.com 12/7/16) (for a full- and constantly-updated- list, see “Out in 2017”) While 2016 might have been a terrible year in many ways, it was a great year for speculative fiction in translation, and 2017 is on track to be even better! With books (so far) from Italy, France, China, Poland,