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
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.
FICTION “Farewell, Doraemon,” by A Que, translated from the Chinese by Emily Jin and Ken Liu (Clarkesworld Magazine, May 1) “Night-Journey” of the Dragon Horse” by Xia Jia, translated from the Chinese by Ken Liu (Lightspeed, May 10) reprint “Impress Me, Then We’ll Talk About the Money” by
“The Psychology Game” by Xia Jia, translated from the Chinese by Emily Jin and Ken Liu (Clarkesworld, October 1) “The Weirdo” by Davide Camparsi, translated by Michael Colbert (The Dark Magazine, October)
“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
The Gray House by Mariam Petrosyan, translated by Yuri Machkasov (Amazon Crossing, April 25) “Bound to wheelchairs and dependent on prosthetic limbs, the physically disabled students living in the House are overlooked by the Outsides. Not that it matters to anyone living in the House, a hulking old structure that its residents know is alive.
The Lady of the Lake (Witcher Series #5) by Andrzej Sapkowski, translated by David French (Orbit, March 14) “After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world… an Elven world. She is trapped with no way out. Time does not seem to
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.