One of the links provided by Gord Sellar in his series on Korean SF is this archive of Korean SF short stories, I’ve not had a chance to look through them yet, but will be doing so soon, of course.
Gord Sellar has a series of blog posts about science fiction in Korea which make for interesting reading. His Thoughts on Korean SF post has an index, which I reproduced below.
- It’s Not Just the Lateness of Industrialization: How and Why Korean SF Doesn’t Quite Work
- Why SF Has Failed to Put Down Roots in Korea, Part I: To Start With, Questions…
- K-Raelians plus The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World by Thomas M. Disch, and The Men Who Stare At Goats by Jon Ronson
- To All SF Geeks in Korea With [Patient or Interested] Korean Other Halves
- PiFan Book Fair: SF/Fantasy/Horror/Thriller novels and Magazines… in Korean!
- The KOFA 괴수 대백과
- Star Wars ROK Rock
- Reading The Host in Context, Part 1
- Reading The Host in Context, Part 2: How I Read The Host
- 2008 SF&F Festival (Seoul)?
- Seoul 2008 SF&F Festival Report
- Trope Salad and Penis Guns and Indie SF Films… No, Really.
- Done, Fun, Thinking Some
- More SF Goodness, Including a Bunch of Korean SF in Translation…
Meanwhile, as part of the quest to find a cover for The Apex Book of World SF, I’ve been looking through Chinese SF illustrations sent to me by my friend Wuyan – some interesting work there, and it would be interesting to do a feature on Chinese illustrations at some point (though my low-bandwidth connection makes it difficult to deal with images or any other large file). Perhaps IROSF or someone could pick up the gauntlet…