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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The results of the “Favorite SF in Translation from 2019” are in! Congrats to all of the winners and runners-up! Favorite Novel Waste Tide by Chen Qiufan, translated from the Chinese by Ken Liu (Tor) The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa, translated from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder (Harvill
The 2019 Locus Recommended Reading List is out and includes several works of SFT! NOVELS – SCIENCE FICTION The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa, translated from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder (Pantheon; Harvill Secker) NOVELS – HORROR The Laws of the Skies by Gregoire Courtois, translated from the French
Check out the latest SFRA Review, which includes my regular column on the “SF in Translation Universe,” Mengtian Sun’s essay “Liu Cixin’s Alien Encounter SF as Postcolonial Fantasy,” Cait Coker’s review of Readymade Bodhisattva: The Kaya Anthology of South Korean Science Fiction, and my review of Lingua Cosmica.
The latest issue of Samovar Magazine is out and includes Russian and Arabic SF in translation, as well as Francophone speculative poetry in translation. Check it out! “Morpheus” by K. A. Teryna, translated from the Russian by Alex Shvartsman “The Spider’s Widow” by Houyem Ferchichi, translated from the Arabic by Ali Znaid “Exile” by
The SFT Panel This year’s Speculative Fiction in Translation panel at WisCon43 was a fantastic blend of insightful conversation, big ideas, and honest discussion about what it means to bring a speculative fiction text from one language into another. It was an honor for me to moderate this panel, which included the wonderful Arrate Hidalgo,
The Arthur C. Clarke Award has released its shortlist and it includes Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi, translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright, from Oneworld Publications.
In time for WisCon 43, here’s the SFT19-catalog!
I’m so excited to announce that Words Without Borders is featuring speculative microfiction from Italy in its May 2019 issue! Along with my introduction to Italian SF and SFT, it includes beautiful pieces by Francesco Verso, Emanuela Valentini, and Simonetta Olivo, all translated by Sarah Jane Webb. Enjoy!
Gabriela Damián Miravete has won the 2018 Tiptree Award for her short story “They Will Dream In the Garden,” translated by Adrian Demopulos and published online by Latin American Literature Today (May 2018). The Best Translated Book Award 2019 Fiction Longlist includes several works of SFT: Love in the New