SHORT STORIES “The Love Letters” by Peng Simeng, translated from the Chinese by S. Qiouyi Lu (Clarkesworld Magazine, November 1) “A Portuguese Ghost” by Miguel Gomes, translated from the Spanish by Katie Brown (Latin American Literature Today, November 1) “City X: A Novel in 101 Tweets” by Alberto Chimal, translated from
Tag Archives: Lawrence Schimel
This is the ninth in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. This series highlights both new and established spec fic writers from around the world. Raquel Castro is an award-winning Mexican author for both children and adults. She won the Premio Aguilar in 2012 for her YA horror novel Ojos
“Greetings From a Zombie Nation” by Eric J. Mota, translated by Lawrence Schimel (Terra Nova: An Anthology of Contemporary Spanish Science Fiction, 2013) Mota’s engrossing story about a mysterious alien zombie virus and the zombification of Cuba is horrifying but also extremely believable. Wicked Weeds by Pedro Cabiya, translated by
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.
Isra Isle by Nava Semel, translated by Jessica Cohen (Mandel Vilar Press, November 1) “This novel is inspired by a true historical event. Before Theodore Herzl there was Mordecai Manuel Noah, an American journalist, diplomat, playwright, and visionary. In September 1825 he bought Grand Island, downriver from Niagara Falls, from the local Native Americans as