It’s the inaugural year for the National Book Award in translated literature, and three (count ’em, three) works of SFT are on the longlist! Good luck to all of the authors and translators! Roque Larraquy, “Comemadre” Translated by Heather Cleary Coffee House Press Yoko Tawada, “The Emissary” Translated by
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The latest issue of World Literature Today includes several reviews of recently-published and forthcoming SF in translation: Sean Guynes-Vishniac reviews Ball Lightning Elisa Cogbill-Seiders reviews Solarpunk: Ecological and Fantastical Stories in a Sustainable World Rachel Cordasco reviews Zion’s Fiction: A Treasury of Israeli
Both the National Translation Award longlist and the Shirley Jackson Award include SFT this year: NTA: The Invented Part by Rodrigo Fresan, translated from the Spanish by Will Vanderhyden, from Open Letter Shirley Jackson Award: (tie; winner for novella) Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin, translated by Megan McDowell, from Riverhead
Broad Knowledge: 35 Women Up to No Good (part of the Women Up To No Good series), edited by Joanne Merriam, up now on Kickstarter, will include SFT by Teresa P. Mira de Echeverría (Argentina) and Estíbaliz Espinosa (Galicia): “Liquid Glass” (original) is by Argentine author Teresa P. Mira de Echeverría (@TeresaPME). Her novelette, Memory, is also
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.