SHORT STORIES “The Words” by Clelia Farris, translated from the Italian by Rachel Cordasco (Apex Magazine, November 1) (available online 11/15) “Hummingbird, Resting on Honeysuckles” by Yang Wanqing, translated from the Chinese by Jay Zhang (Clarkesworld Magazine, November 1) ANTHOLOGIES Kurdistan + 100: Stories from a
SHORT STORIES “Commencement Address” by Arthur Liu, translated from the Chinese by Stella Jiayue Zhu (Clarkesworld, April 1) NOVELS At the Edge of the Woods by Masatsugu Ono, translated from the Japanese by Juliet Winters Carpenter (Two Lines Press, April 12) In an unnamed foreign country, a family
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
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
The SFT panel at Futurecon was a success! Check out this great discussion and my attempt to be a moderator ;-). Thanks again to Cristina Macia, Cheryl Morgan, Emily Jin, Raul Ciannella, and the Futurecon organizers!! Science Fiction in Translation: A Hidden Treasure to Innovate the Genre
SHORT STORIES “No One Ever Leaves Port Henri” by K. A. Teryna, translated from the Russian by Alex Shvartsman (Galaxy’s Edge, September 1). “The Book Reader” by Keishi Kajifune, translated from the Japanese by Toshiya Kamei (Clarkesworld, September 1). “Casualties of the Quake” by Wang
Award-winning Italian science fiction author Clelia Farris has a collection of stories coming out in English in September from Rosarium Publishing. Jennifer Delare translated the title story and yours truly translated the other six stories. The collection received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, which said, in part: “Across all seven marvelous tales, Farris effortlessly
With speculative fiction-focused conventions moving online this year, it’s great that SFT is being highlighted ! r/Fantasy Virtual Con: SFF in Translation Panelists: Julia Meitov Hersey, Rachel Cordasco, Ra Page, Basma Ghalayini, Yuri Machkasov Flights of Foundry: Bringing International SFF into the English-speaking World Panelists: Liz Gorinsky (mod), Neil Clarke, Andy Dudak, S.
I’m so excited to announce that Words Without Borders is featuring speculative microfiction from Italy in its May 2019 issue! Along with my introduction to Italian SF and SFT, it includes beautiful pieces by Francesco Verso, Emanuela Valentini, and Simonetta Olivo, all translated by Sarah Jane Webb. Enjoy!