Author Archives: Rachel Cordasco

Hebrew SFT: Anthologies

Zion’s Fiction: A Treasury of Israeli Speculative Literature, eds. Sheldon Teitelbaum and Emanuel Lottem (Mandel-Vilar Press, 2018). “This anthology showcases the best Israeli science fiction and fantasy literature published since the 1980s. The stories included come from Hebrew, Russian, and English-language sources, and include well-known authors such as Shimon Adaf, Pesach (Pavel) Amnuel, Gail Hareven,

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Hebrew SFT: An Overview

Overview SFT from Israel is wonderfully diverse, with science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, and everything in between. Acclaimed authors like Shimon Adaf, Orly Castel-Bloom, Etgar Keret, Dror Burstein, Ofir Touche Gafla, and Nir Yaniv move easily among genres, blurring boundaries and creating ever-more creative and unexpected stories. Certain themes–nationhood, identity, memory, trauma, family, religion–recur throughout

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Daniel’s Reviews: The Bone Fire by György Dragomán

Daniel Haeusser reviews short works of SFT that appear both online and in print. He is an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at Canisius College, where he teaches microbiology and leads student research projects with bacteria and bacteriophage. He’s also an associate blogger with the American Society for Microbiology’s popular Small Things Considered. Daniel reads

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