OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG a whole TRILOGY by Israeli SF author Shimon Adaf is coming out in 2022 in English!! Thank you to translator Yardenne Greenspan and to Picador for making this happen! So while you wait, go read some Shimon Adaf that’s already in English: here, Sunburnt Faces, and “They Had to Move” (Zion’s Fiction).
Congrats to Ian Campbell on the publication of Science Fiction in Translation: Perspectives on the Global Theory and Practice of Translation (out from Palgrave- part of their “Studies in Global Science Fiction” series). I’m honored to have been asked to contribute a chapter!
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
Check out the first issue of Eita! Magazine, which offers readers exciting new SFT from Brazil. I’m honored to have been asked to write the foreword for the first issue. Stories are from Isabor Quintiere (@iquintiere), Miguel Dracul (@MiguelDracul), Laís Dias (@oslivrosdalis), Thiago Ambrósio (@thamblage), and a secret author.
FutureCon is here! September 17-20, 2020. I’m excited to announce that I’ll be participating in this convention about science fiction as it is written, translated, and published around the world. With panelists from 25 different countries (so far!), FutureCon offers us an opportunity for a truly international discussion of the genre. Thanks to the organizers
The new Penguin Science Fiction Series (which highlights classics of the genre) includes several works of SF in Translation: check it out here. Trafalgar by Angélica Gorodischer, translated from the Spanish (Argentina) by Amalia Gladhart (6/8/2020) We by Yevgeny Zamyatin, translated from the Russian by Clarence Brown (6/8/2020)
Award-winning Italian science fiction author Clelia Farris has a collection of stories coming out in English in September from Rosarium Publishing. Jennifer Delare translated the title story and yours truly translated the other six stories. The collection received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, which said, in part: “Across all seven marvelous tales, Farris effortlessly