The Arthur C. Clarke Award has released its shortlist and it includes Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi, translated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright, from Oneworld Publications.
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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
Check out Eric Becker’s interview on Words Without Borders with Jonathan Wright, who translated the award-winning work of Iraqi horror Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi.
Two works of SFT have been included in the Man Booker International Prize 2018 longlist: László Krasznahorkai (Hungary), John Batki, Ottilie Mulzet & George Szirtes, The World Goes On (Tuskar Rock Press) Ahmed Saadawi (Iraq), Jonathan Wright, Frankenstein in Baghdad (Oneworld)
“The Lighthouse Girl” by Bao Shu, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Clarkesworld) “The Heaven-Moving Way” by Chi Hui, translated from the Chinese by Andy Dudak (Apex Magazine) Faces From the Past (The Queen’s Adept, Book 2) by by Rodolfo Martínez & Felicidad Martínez, translated by
Strange Horizons hosted a roundtable on Iraq + 100 (ed. Hassan Blasim) and Arabic sci-fi in general: read it here.
The latest issue of World Literature Today focuses on “Dystopian Visions” and includes a lot of SF in Translation (reviews, interviews, and essays)! Review: Randiant Terminus by Antoine Volodine, translated by Jeffrey Zuckerman Review: Iraq + 100: Stories From a Century After the Invasion edited by Hassan Blasim Review: The Doomed City and The
translated by: see below Comma Press October 27, 2o16 224 pages If the world needs any book right now, it’s Iraq + 100, edited by acclaimed author Hassan Blasim. I say that because readers, especially in America and Great Britain, need to hear the stories of the Iraqi people who have lived through over
The Graveyard Apartment by Mariko Koike, translated by Deborah Boliver Boehm (Thomas Dunne Books, October 11) “One of the most popular writers working in Japan today, Mariko Koike is a recognized master of detective fiction and horror writing. Known in particular for her hybrid works that blend these styles with elements of romance, The Graveyard