A prolific sf author in his own right, Brian Stableford has also translated an astonishingly large number of works of early French speculative fiction for Black Coat Press. And when I say “astonishingly large,” I mean there are so many stories and novels that I’m just going to list a selection here. He’s also
Monthly Archives: April 2018
World Literature Today dedicated its May 2018 issue to speculative fiction from around the world. It includes fiction by Pierrette Fleutiaux (tr Edward Gauvin), Anne Richter (tr Edward Gauvin), Angélica Gorodischer (tr Amalia Gladhart), and Rodrigo Fresán (tr Cecilia Weddell), as well as a “Translator’s Note” by Edward Gauvin.
Over at Weird Fiction Review, David Davis interviews Japanese speculative fiction author Dempow Torishima, whose work of biohorror, Sisyphean, was translated by Daniel Huddleston and came out earlier this year from Haikasoru. You can also check out my review of this powerful, brilliant novel here.
translated by Austin Woerner Small Beer Press April 3, 2018 400 pages grab a copy Read an excerpt here Read an interview with the translator here The Invisible Valley is one of those hard-to-classify novels that resists labels precisely because it’s exploring, through the story it tells, what terms like “fantasy,” “reality,” and “magic” even
Episode 3 of the SF in Translation podcast is up! Give it a listen. You can find a list of every episode here.