OUT THIS MONTH: June 2016

Super Extra Grande by Yoss, translated by David Frye (Restless Books, 160 pages, June 7) “With the playfulness and ingenuity of Douglas Adams, the Cuban science-fiction master Yoss delivers a space opera of intergalactic proportions with Super Extra Grande, the winner of the twentieth annual UPC Science Fiction Award in 2011. In a distant future

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NEWS: WisCon40: Science Fiction in Translation Panel

Today, I attended the Science Fiction in Translation Panel at WisCon: the feminist science fiction convention held each year in Madison, Wisconsin (#SFinTranslation, #wc40). Moderator Jaymee Goh and translators S. Qiouyi Lu (Chinese into English) and Arrate Hidalgo (English into Spanish) explored the ins and outs of translating science fiction, discussing their own experiences with

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REVIEW: Empire V: The Prince of Hamlet by Victor Pelevin

translated by Anthony Phillips Gollancz February 18, 2016 337 pages I’m sorry to have to tell you this, but you are actually nothing more than a domesticated animal that provides nutritional life-force to vampires. Civilization, culture, human values and desires- these are all nothing more than the side-effects of vampiric domestication. We are all living

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