SFT from Quebec

Check out this special feature in the latest issue of Words Without Borders on SFFQ (la science-fiction et le fantastique québécois)! “Thriving on Indiscipline: An Introduction to Quebec’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Scene” by Hannah Allen-Shim “Specimen” by Joyce Baker, translated by E. S. Taillon “Chlorosis” by Ariane Gélinas, translated by Remy Attig “Ruins” by Mélodie

Read More

Out This Month: February

“The Peregrine Falcon Flies West” by Yang Wanqing, tr from the Chinese by Jay Zhang (Clarkesworld, February) You Glow in the Dark by Liliana Colanzi, translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews (New Directions, February 6) The seven stories of You Glow in the Dark unfold in a Latin America wrecked and poisoned by human

Read More

Review: Newton’s Brain by Jakub Arbes

translated by David Short original publication (in Czech): 1877 first English edition: Jantar Publishing, 2023 grab a copy here or through your local independent bookstore or library * spoilers ahead Eighteen years before H. G. Wells published his groundbreaking science fiction novella The Time Machine, Czech author, editor, and journalist Jakub Arbes published Newton’s Brain,

Read More

Review: Stories by Cristina Jurado

translated by Sue Burke, Ines Galiano, Monica Louzon, Steve Redwood, and James Womack first English edition: Nevsky Books, 2018 new English edition: Calque Press, 2023 grab a copy here or through your local independent bookstore or library I first read Alphaland a few years ago and loved the stories’ creeping horror and dark mystery [see

Read More

Out This Month: January

“Stars Don’t Dream” by Chi Hui, translated from the Chinese by John Chu (Clarkesworld, January 1) “House on the Edge of the Crater” (“Ház a kráter szélén“) by Gábor Képes, translated from the Hungarian by Anna Kállai (Samovar, January 22) [reprint] “The House of the Scolopendra” by Nicola Lombardi, translated from the Italian by J.

Read More

2024

JANUARY “Stars Don’t Dream” by Chi Hui, translated from the Chinese by John Chu (Clarkesworld). “A Song for Sleep” (excerpt from Your Utopia) by Bora Chung, translated from the Korean by Anton Hur (Words Without Borders). “House on the Edge of the Crater” by Gábor Képes, translated from the Hungarian by Anna Kállai (Samovar). “The

Read More

SFT Out In: 2023

JANUARY Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree, translated from the Hindi by Daisy Rockwell (HarperVia, January 31) A playful, feminist, and utterly original epic set in contemporary northern India, about a family and the inimitable octogenarian matriarch at its heart. FEBRUARY Our Share of Night by Mariana Enriquez, translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell

Read More

2023 SFT: Year in Review

We’ve gotten so much SFT goodness this year, though not as much in years past, unfortunately. Nonetheless, I’m determined to look on the bright side and consider the fascinating array of languages and themes that have made their way into English, thanks to wonderful authors, translators, editors, and publishers. The long-form SFT this year has

Read More

css.php