Flash Fiction From Around the World: “The Lighthouse Keeper” and “Not Tonight”

This is the latest in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. This series highlights both new and established speculative fiction writers from around the world.   Loredano Cafaro lives in the hills of Turin, Italy, with his wife and two children. He is basically a man of few words.   “The

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Out This Month: June

SHORT STORIES “Embracing the Movement” by Cristina Jurado, translated from the Spanish by Sue Burke (Clarkesworld, June 1) “Face Changing” by Jiang Bo, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld, June 1)       “The Chartreuse Sky” by K.A. Teryna and Alexander Bachilo, translated from the Russian by Alex Shvartsman (Asimov’s, May/June)  

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Italian SFT on Three Percent

Chad Post of Open Letter Books and the Three Percent website is launching a new project focusing on translators as curators. During the month of June, I will be partnering with Chad to focus on Italian science fiction in translation.  Through excerpts, profiles, readings, shorter podcasts, movie clips, and more, we will introduce readers to

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Review: ФантАstika: Almanac of Bulgarian Speculative Fiction

various translators Human Library Foundation Introduction by Kalin M. Nenov 2020 510 pages grad a copy here     Read more about this remarkable anthology of Bulgarian speculative stories and art here. The blurb: “ФантАstika: Almanac of Bulgarian Speculative Fiction collects short fiction and novel excerpts originally written between 1978 and 2020 by twenty-four Bulgarian

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Out This Month: May

SHORT STORIES   “Spore” by Tang Fei, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld, May 1).           NOVELS Solo Viola: A Post-Exotic Novel by Antoine Volodine, translated from the French by Lia Swope Mitchell (University of Minnesota Press, May 11). In one of his first forays into post-exoticism, Antoine Volodine

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