Monthly Archives: December 2017

Flash Fiction From Around the World: “An Energetic Star”

This is the fifteenth in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. The series highlights both new and established spec fic writers from around the world.   Florin Purluca is a Romanian writer, living in FocÈ™ani, Romania. He has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and works in a psychiatric hospital in

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Review: Return From the Stars by Stanislaw Lem

translated by Barbara Marszal and Frank Simpson originally published in Poland: 1961 my edition: Harcourt (June 1, 1989) 256 pages grab a copy Reading Stanislaw Lem “It was a hundred and twenty-seven years ago. I was thirty then. The expedition…I was a pilot on the expedition to Fomalhaut. That’s twenty-three light years away. We flew

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