Monday Original Content: Mexican Science Fiction: The Northern Corridor

Mexican Science Fiction: The Northern Corridor By Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Gabriel Trujillo-Muñoz Latin American science fiction has had a long trajectory, though it is little known beyond its borders. Similarly, Mexican science fiction has steadily developed since its colonial beginning, eventually leading to a state of boom and bust in the 90s. After offering a... Continue Reading →

The Guardian on Is science fiction literature’s first international language?

Damien Walter writes in the Guardian on Is science fiction literature's first international language? He profiles the World SF Blog, gives The Apex Book of World SF 2 (only a few days left to get the special advance edition!) a plug, discusses Liu Cixin, and asks, "Who are the other international SF authors we should all be reading... Continue Reading →

Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology Fundraiser

Ann and Jeff VanderMeer are currently using Kickstarter to try and raise funds for a new anthology of feminist speculative fiction. They are trying to raise $12,000. Please consider supporting this project! This is what they say: This project will fund a speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, & horror) anthology devoted to feminist themes. Editing... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “Flight of the Ibis” by Fadzlishah Johanabas

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Fadzlishah Johanabas from Malaysia. Fadzlishah Johanabas is, at the moment, a neurosurgeon-in-training. When he's not opening up people's heads, or reading about the minute details of the human wiring system, he writes. His works have been published at COSMOS Australia, Poe Little Thing, World English Literature: new Malaysian stories, The Best... Continue Reading →

Monday Original Content: An Interview with Roberto Mendes (Portugal)

This week, Charles Tan interviews Portuguese editor Roberto Mendes about his new anthology, Vollüspa, genre fiction in Portugal, and more! Hi Roberto! Thanks for agreeing to do the interview. First off, could you tell us about your latest project, Vollüspa? Hi Charles, it is always a pleasure to do this kind of interviews. Last time we’ve done... Continue Reading →

New Liu Cixin Story Published

Ken Liu writes to let us know of the publication of issue 2 of Pathlight Magazine, "a new English-language literary magazine produced by Paper Republic and People's Literature Magazine (《人民文学》杂志社). It is currently in trial publication period—the first issue came out on November 20, and the second issue has been published in advance of the 2012 London Book... Continue Reading →

Pre-Order The Apex Book of World SF 2, Get Bonus Content, Early Delivery!

In order to promote the forthcoming release of The Apex Book of World SF 2, we've decided to offer a very special edition to anyone pre-ordering the paperback edition. While the trade edition is scheduled for August, anyone ordering a copy by April 30th will receive their copy in May (three months early!) and with unique bonus... Continue Reading →

Debbie Moorhouse Steps Down; New Fiction Editor Announced

I regret very much to say that our hard-working fiction editor, Debbie Moorhouse, is stepping down due to personal reasons. Debbie has been with us since November last year, taking charge of our shambolic approach to fiction publishing and breathing new life into it, with original stories from India, Bulgaria, Hungary, Croatia and China, and... Continue Reading →

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