OVERVIEW Polish SFT is a wonderful mix of science fiction and surrealism, fantasy and horror, cyberpunk and fairy tale. Since the 1960s, when Stanisław Lem, Witold Gombrowicz, and Stefan Grabiński were first translated and introduced to Anglophone audiences; to the present day, when Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher universe is available in English across various media; Polish
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The SFT panel at Futurecon was a success! Check out this great discussion and my attempt to be a moderator ;-). Thanks again to Cristina Macia, Cheryl Morgan, Emily Jin, Raul Ciannella, and the Futurecon organizers!! Science Fiction in Translation: A Hidden Treasure to Innovate the Genre
Feast your eyes on these beautiful new editions of Lem’s work (both speculative and not) from MIT Press. Apparently, there more to come soon!
I wrote a piece about Spanish-language speculative fiction by women in translation for the Three Percent website and in celebration of #WITMonth. Check it out here.
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