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.
Tag Archives: Russia
FICTION “Farewell, Doraemon,” by A Que, translated from the Chinese by Emily Jin and Ken Liu (Clarkesworld Magazine, May 1) “Night-Journey” of the Dragon Horse” by Xia Jia, translated from the Chinese by Ken Liu (Lightspeed, May 10) reprint “Impress Me, Then We’ll Talk About the Money” by
“The Power is Out” by A Que, translated from the Chinese by Elizabeth Hanlon (Clarkesworld Magazine) “Paralysis” by Claude Ecken, translated from the French by Edward Gauvin (Motherboard) Excerpt from A Light in the Night by Svyatoslav Loginov, translated from the Russian by Max Hrabrov (Trafika Europe)
Check out this list of novels and novellas by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky (warning: these guys were PROLIFIC).
This is the twelfth 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. Andrei Dichenko (born in 1988 in Kaliningrad) – belarusian writer and journalist. Author of several influential books, among them «Плиты и провалы», «Ты – меня», «Солнечный
translated by Alan Meyers Gollancz 1980 243 pages grab a copy (the link here is to the upcoming  Chicago Review Press edition) Radiant Terminus meets Annihilation meets The Slynx The strange title of this Strugatsky novel perfectly reflects the strangeness that follows. How does one even begin to review a book like The Snail
Apparently, in the 1970s-80s, there was a Collier Books trade paperback series called “Theodore Sturgeon Introduces New Science Fiction From Russia” !!! Nice! (here are a few of the covers)
translated by Jamey Gambrell New York Review Books April 17, 2007 320 pages The Slynx, Tolstaya’s first novel after two collections of short stories, is a heady mix of dystopian dreariness and absurd hilarity. Set two hundred years in the future, after some kind of nuclear disaster, the novel follows the lives of those surviving
Over at Waypoint, Piotr Badja spoke to two eastern European fantasy authors about the connections between their novels and other media: “Witcher novelist Andrzej Sapkowski says he doesn’t owe games anything, but Metro 2033 author Dmitry Glukhovsky thinks games made them both.” Read the conversation here.
Lots of news came out this week regarding central and eastern European speculative fiction in English translation… keep ’em comin’ ! The publisher Head of Zeus has acquired World English rights to Polish author Jacek Dukaj’s thousand-page-long novel Ice. The book “conjur[es] an alternate 20th Century, where Russia and half of Europe are