SHORT STORIES “All Living Creation” by Xiu Xinyu, translated from the Chinese by Elizabeth Hanlon (Clarkesworld Magazine, October 1). “20th Century Hotel” by Tomihiko Morimi, translated from the Japanese by Emily Balistrieri (Samovar, October 26). “Express to Beijing West Railway Station” by Congyun ‘Mu Ming’ Gu, translated from the
SHORT STORIES “Three Stories Conjured from Nothing” by ShakeSpace, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld, July 1). “The Curtain Falls, the Show Must End” by Julie Nováková, translated from the Czech by the author (Samovar, July 27). “Hummingbird” by Eisuke Aikawa, translated from the Japanese by
SHORT STORIES “National Center for the Preservation of Human Dignity” by Youha Nam, translated from the Korean by Elisa Sinn and Justin Howe, Clarkesworld Magazine, October 1. “Song Xiuyun” by A Que, translated from the Chinese by Emily Jin, Clarkesworld Magazine, October 1. “How Alike Are We” by Bo-young Kim, translated from the Korean by
The latest issue of Science Fiction Studies includes a special section on Liu Cixin and science fiction in China– check it out! “China Turns Outward: On the Literary Significance of Liu Cixin’s Science Fiction” by Li Guangyi and Nathaniel Isaacson “Liu Cixin’s THREE-BODY TRILOGY and the Status of Science Fiction in Contemporary
SHORT STORIES “The Loneliest Ward” by Hao Jingfang, translated from the Chinese by Ken Liu (Clarkesworld Magazine, August 1) “The Mauve Planet” by Safia Ketou, translated from the French by Nadia Ghanem (Arablit.org, August 13) Excerpt from The Man at One Kelvin Degrees by Piero Schiavo Campo, translated from the
SHORT STORIES “Your Multicolored Life” by Xing He, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld Magazine, June 1) “Silver Tiger” by Lu Yang, translated from the Chinese by Eric Abrahamsen (New Yorker, June) “Woodcutter and Crows” by Shahidul Zahir, translated from the Bengali by Layli Uddin and
“A Man Out of Fashion” by Chen Qiufan, translated from the Chinese by Ken Liu (Clarkesworld Magazine, August 1) The Dying Game by Asa Avdic, translated from the Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles (Penguin, August 1) “The year is 2037. The Soviet Union never fell, and much of Europe has been
So many great sf novels and stories in translation were published in 2016, involving zombies, cyborg turtles, hostile aliens, and much more. But what if you’re really into stories about serious intergalactic travel? Here, I put together a list for you. Some of these stories happen to include space travel, while others revolve around it.