Author Archives: Rachel Cordasco

SFT from the Nordic Countries

Speculative fiction in English translation from the Nordic countries has been available as far back as the turn of the twentieth century. Since the beginning of the twenty-first, though, we’ve gotten a lot more, especially horror from Sweden and  fantasy from Finland. During the month of June, I’ll be spotlighting this little-known (in the Anglosphere)

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Review: The Inhabited Island by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

[originally translated in 1977 as Prisoners of Power; this new translation is of the uncensored version] translated by Andrew Bromfield Chicago Review Press February 4, 2020 416 pages grab a copy This novel from the Strugatskys’ Noon Universe is not just about a space traveler from Earth crash landing on an alien planet and finding

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SFT in Virtual Cons

    With speculative fiction-focused conventions moving online this year, it’s great that SFT is being highlighted !   r/Fantasy Virtual Con: SFF in Translation Panelists: Julia Meitov Hersey, Rachel Cordasco, Ra Page, Basma Ghalayini, Yuri Machkasov Flights of Foundry: Bringing International SFF into the English-speaking World Panelists: Liz Gorinsky (mod), Neil Clarke, Andy Dudak, S.

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