Speculative fiction in English translation from the Nordic countries has been available as far back as the turn of the twentieth century. Since the beginning of the twenty-first, though, we’ve gotten a lot more, especially horror from Sweden and fantasy from Finland. During the month of June, I’ll be spotlighting this little-known (in the Anglosphere)
Monthly Archives: May 2020
[originally translated in 1977 as Prisoners of Power; this new translation is of the uncensored version] translated by Andrew Bromfield Chicago Review Press February 4, 2020 416 pages grab a copy This novel from the Strugatskys’ Noon Universe is not just about a space traveler from Earth crash landing on an alien planet and finding
I spoke with Francesco Verso of Future Fiction about all things SFT: Why should we care about alternative voices in fiction? What are the risks of the single voice, language, economy, culture, and point of view in relation to literature, art, politics, and the future? SF in Translation: The Biodiversity of the Future A talk
The SFT20-catalog is out! Explore all of the fantastic novels, collections, and anthologies coming out this year.
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.