Survey: Western Authors working in Non-Western Settings?

It occurs to me a list of Western writers setting novels in non-Western settings might be useful, for several reasons. Not sure anything like that is available online, so I wondered if some of our readers might make suggestions. Please use the comments below! It would also be interesting to note if the main protagonists... Continue Reading →

Black Coat Press Announces Ambitious “Best of French SF” Program

Black Coat Press have announced their forthcoming plans for an ambitious release of a whole slew of translated French science fiction - here is the press release: This month, Black Coat Press is launching an extensive program of translations of both classic and contemporary works of French science fiction and fantasy, spearheaded by award-winning writer... Continue Reading →

British Science Fiction Association Awards shortlist announced

The nominees for the British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Award have just been announced. The complete list is available at Torque Control. There are a few international nominees, listed below: Short story category - Roberto Quaglia (with Ian Watson), for The Beloved Time of Their Lives (Italy) Non-fiction category - Deepa D for I Didn't... Continue Reading →

Sherry Yao on the 30th Anniversary of China’s SF World Magazine

Over at Concatenation, Sherry Yao, of the editorial staff of the world's largest SF magazine, Science Fiction World in China, talks about the history of the magazine as it celebrates its 30th year of publication: Founded in 1979 magazine Science Fiction World (SFW) is China's leading monthly science fiction magazine. It dominates the Chinese science... Continue Reading →

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