Over at Fantasy Book Critic, Mihir Wanchoo talks about Indian Speculative Fiction, both written by Indian authors or with Indian related themes as written by Western authors.
Nick Mamatas on Japanese SF
One of the exciting new development recently has been the introduction of Haikasoru, Viz Publications' new imprint of translated Japanese SF. And what better introduction than having editor Nick Mamatas talk about the difference between Japanese and American science fiction.Since coming to California to edit the Haikasoru line, I’ve been asked one question more often... Continue Reading →
New Guy Hasson Website
Apex Book of World SF contributor Guy Hasson has a new website, featuring links to Several of his short stories, to his ambitious 111-episode podcast, The Voice of God, and to his independent SF movie, Heart of Stone. Did we say multi-talented?
South African Science Fiction: Lauren Beukes’ Moxyland
A new debut from South Africa - Lauren Beukes' Moxyland has been described as "an ultra-smart thriller about technological progress, and the freedoms it removes. In the near future, four hip young things live in a world where your online identity is at least as important as your physical one. Getting disconnected is a punishment... Continue Reading →
Expanded Horizons is a newish webzine with an ambitious goal, summed up as "to increase diversity in speculative fiction and to create a venue for the authentic expression of under-represented voices in the genre." EH have published several stories from world SF writers, and their latest issue #8 features no less than three (out of... Continue Reading →
Finding Hope in Philippine Science Fiction
Part two of the Shine Blog's Optimism in Literature and SF Around the World, Charles Tan talks about Finding Hope in Philippine Science Fiction.When I was invited to contribute an essay on optimistic science fiction, I was struck with panic. While the Philippines is known as one of the “happiest” countries in the world, we’re actually a... Continue Reading →
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Ukrainian Science Fiction
Apex Book of World SF contributor Jetse de Vries is currently editing Shine: An Anthology of Optimistic SF and, as part of this, has been running a related blog which includes several links of interest to world sf.First up: Sergey Gerasimov on Ukrianian Science Fiction.