Each month, Daniel Haeusser reviews short works of SFT that appear both online and in print. He is an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at Canisius College, where he teaches microbiology and leads student research projects with bacteria and bacteriophage. He’s also an associate blogger with the American Society for Microbiology’s popular Small Things Considered.
Monthly Archives: May 2018
Wiscon– the world’s leading feminist science fiction convention–is currently happening (through Memorial Day weekend) and offers a wide range of panels, workshops, readings, academic papers, and much more (including a wonderful dealer’s room and lots of opportunities to network and nosh). This is my second time participating in the SF in Translation panel, and, as
Check out Eric Becker’s interview on Words Without Borders with Jonathan Wright, who translated the award-winning work of Iraqi horror Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi.
Future Science Fiction Digest, a collaboration between the Future Affairs Administration and UFO Publishing, is now live, edited by author, translator, and editor Alex Shvartsman. FSFD is looking for science fiction from around the world, and encourages submissions of translated sf. Check out Issue 0 here, which includes reprint stories from Lavie Tidhar, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro,
Recently, I had the privilege of discussing the French origins of science fiction with the talented and prolific author and translator Brian Stableford. His work on the history of SF and his translations of French proto-SF are critical for our understanding of how the genre developed and what its future might hold. SFT: