Julien Wacquez is a PhD student in sociology at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. His research focuses on the manner in which science fiction authors lean on scientific knowledge already established to shape their stories, and also on the way these stories pose problems that are expected to be solved through
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Award-winning Spanish author Elia Barceló writes both science fiction and children’s books. Born in Alicante, she currently lives in Austria where she teaches Spanish literature. Her story “The Star” was included in the anthology Castles in Spain and her novel Heart of Tango was translated into English in 2010. Rachel Cordasco: When did
A Dialogue with the Polish Writer Jacek Dukaj by Cristian Tamas
Award-winning Dutch novelist Thomas Olde Heuvelt is the author of five novels and many short stories. His work has been translated into several languages, including English, Chinese, Japanese, Italian and French. In 2015, his story, “The Day the World Turned Upside Down” won a Hugo Award. Two more of his stories have been nominated for
Award-winning Cuban writer José Miguel Sánchez Gómez, known as “Yoss,” has two works of sci-fi out in English so far: A Planet for Rent and Super Extra Grande (both from Restless Books). In this interview, I asked him about his craft, his pseudonym, sci-fi, and what he thinks about the recent thaw in Cuban-American relations.