Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire 2012

Locus have the winners of this year's Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire: French Novel Rêves de Gloire, Rolanc C. Wagner (L’Atalante) Avant le déluge, Raphaël Albert (Mnémos) Léviathan : La Chute, Lionel Davoust (Don Quichotte) Bankgreen, Thierry Di Rollo (Le Bélial’) Narcogenèse, Anne Fakhouri (L’Atalante) Loar, Loïc Henry (Griffe d’Encre) D’Or et d’émeraude, Éric Holstein (Mnémos) L’Ardoise magique,... Continue Reading →

Race in Science Fiction and Fantasy roundtable at SF Signal

SF Signal have just published the first part of a roundtable on race in science fiction and fantasy, with David Anthony Durham, Aliette de Bodard, Adrian Tchaikovsky, and Ken Liu: Q: In what ways do you see readers reacting to the racial content of your work? As a follow-up question, has your race entered into that discussion,... Continue Reading →

Strange Horizons interview Swedish writer Karin Tidbeck

Over at Strange Horizons, Dustin Monk interviews Swedish writer Karin Tidbeck: Swedish writer Karin Tidbeck attended Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers' Workshop in 2010, and there was much discussion of writing gnomes. A short story collection, Vem är Arvid Pekon? was published in Sweden in September 2010, and another is set to be released later this... Continue Reading →

Interview with Verbena C.W., editor of Liu Cixin in English

Blog Sense of Wonder interviews Verbena C.W., "editor-in-chief of Beijing Guomi Digital Technology, a company that is translating into English and publishing works by Liu Cixin and other Chinese authors. We talk at length about fiction in China and the company plans for the future." Odo: Beijing Guomi Digital Technology is a young publisher of Chinese fiction translated into English. How did... Continue Reading →

SF Signal interviews Djibril al-Ayad

SF Signal interview Djibril al-Ayad: Djibril al-Ayad is general editor of The Future Fire, an online magazine of social-political speculative fiction. In the past, TFF published themed issues on Feminist SF and Queer SF, and two guest-edited, themed anthologies are currently in development:Outlaw Bodies, themed around trans, queer and disability issues with a cyberpunk flavor, edited by... Continue Reading →

2012 SF&F Translation Awards Nominees

Finalists for the 2012 SF&F Translation Awards Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards PO Box 64128, Sunnyvale CA 94088-4128 USA; For immediate release – May 21st, 2012 Finalists for the 2012 SF&F Translation Awards The Association for the Recognition of Excellence in SF & F Translation (ARESFFT) is delighted to announce the finalists... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “The Portal Plague” by Dinesh Rao

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Dinesh Rao. Dinesh, originally from India, trained as an ecologist and specializes in the behaviour of spiders. His earlier published works include a series of science and travel articles for a newspaper in Bangalore, India. He has also published a short story in the Indian Journal of Science Fiction Studies.... Continue Reading →

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