This is the nineteenth in a series of posts featuring speculative flash fiction in translation. The series highlights both new and established spec fic writers from around the world. Susana Vallejo (Madrid, 1968) is an author who works in PR/Communication in Barcelona, where she’s lived since 1994. She has won numerous prizes in the fields
SHORT STORIES “Tick-Tick” by Xia Jia, translated from the Chinese by Emily Jin, Clarkesworld Magazine, May 1. “An Unequal Marriage” by Vicente Riva Palacio, translated from the Spanish by Toshiya Kamei, Bewildering Stories, May. “Returning” by Susana Vallejo, translated from the Spanish by Lawrence Schimel, SFinTranslation.com, May.
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.
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
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