SHORT STORIES “The Winter Garden” by Regina Kanyu Wang, translated from the Chinese by Emily Jin (Clarkesworld, September 1). COLLECTIONS The Truth and Other Stories by Stanislaw Lem, translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones (MIT Press, September 14). Of these twelve short stories by science fiction master Stanisław Lem, only
OVERVIEW Polish SFT is a wonderful mix of science fiction and surrealism, fantasy and horror, cyberpunk and fairy tale. Since the 1960s, when Stanisław Lem, Witold Gombrowicz, and Stefan Grabiński were first translated and introduced to Anglophone audiences; to the present day, when Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher universe is available in English across various media; Polish
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.
SHORT STORIES “Tick-Tick” by Xia Jia, translated from the Chinese by Emily Jin, Clarkesworld Magazine, May 1. “An Unequal Marriage” by Vicente Riva Palacio, translated from the Spanish by Toshiya Kamei, Bewildering Stories, May. “Returning” by Susana Vallejo, translated from the Spanish by Lawrence Schimel, SFinTranslation.com, May.