Tag Archives: Italy

Review: Futurespotting by Francesco Verso

various translators Future Fiction March 21, 2021 194 pages grab a copy “Fernando Morales, This is Your Death!” tr. Sally McCorry “Midsummer Future,” tr. Sally McCorry “Italianskij Tikaj Tikaj,” tr. Tom Crosshill “90 Cents,” tr. Sally McCorry “Flush,” tr. Georgia Emma Gili “The Green Ship,” tr. Michael Colbert “Celestial Formatting,” tr. Georgia Emma Gili “The

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Flash Fiction From Around the World: “The Lighthouse Keeper” and “Not Tonight”

This is the latest in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. This series highlights both new and established speculative fiction writers from around the world.   Loredano Cafaro lives in the hills of Turin, Italy, with his wife and two children. He is basically a man of few words.   “The

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Italian SFT on Three Percent

Chad Post of Open Letter Books and the Three Percent website is launching a new project focusing on translators as curators. During the month of June, I will be partnering with Chad to focus on Italian science fiction in translation.  Through excerpts, profiles, readings, shorter podcasts, movie clips, and more, we will introduce readers to

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Review: BUG by Giacomo Sartori

translated from the Italian by Frederika Randall Restless Books February 2, 2021 320 pages grab a copy here or through your local independent bookstore   So many things happen simultaneously in Bug that, with any other writer, this kind of chaos would veer completely out of control (like a rapidly-developing AI consciousness, perhaps?). Sartori, though,

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Out This Month: March

SHORT STORIES “The Orbiting Guan Erye” by Wang Zhenzhen, translated from the Chinese by Carmen Yiling Yan (Clarkesworld, March 1).           “The Second Celeste” by Alberto Chimal, translated from the Spanish by Patrick Weill (Future Science Fiction Digest, March 15) “The Two Festivals that Cannot Coexist” by Liu Cixin, translated from

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Out This Month: February

SHORT STORIES   “Terra Rasa” by Anastasia Bookreyeva, translated from the Russian by Ray Nayler (Clarkesworld, February 1).         “There Was No Adderall in the Soviet Union,” by Olga Breininger, translated from the Russian by Hilah Kohen (Words Without Borders, February).           “Imilla” by Vania T. Curtidor, translated

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Clelia Farris’s Creative Surgery

    Award-winning Italian author Clelia Farris’s collection, Creative Surgery (translated from the Italian by myself and Jennifer Delare) came out a few months ago from Rosarium Publishing and is getting some much-deserved attention (I know, I’m biased! But really, her work is fantastic). Here are links to four reviews:     Publishers Weekly starred

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Out This Month: January

SHORT STORIES “Chronotope” by Raul Ciannella, translated from the Italian by Rachel Cordasco (Ab Terra 2020, January 26). A small team enslaved to data entry roles by an AI system manages to break out by combining their “alienating habits,” which allow them to work at super-fast speeds.         NOVELS The Route of

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