We See a Different Frontier: Call for submissions

From The Future Fire: We are seeking submissions for a colonialism-themed anthology of new stories told from the perspective of the colonized, titled We See a Different Frontier, to be guest edited by Fábio Fernandes and published by The Future Fire. It is impossible to consider the history, politics or culture of the modern world without taking... Continue Reading →

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Original Content: An Interview with Mexican Author Federico Schaffler

We continue our special Mexican Week feature this week with an interview with Mexican author and editor Federico Schaffler! Federico Schaffler interview by Charles Tan  First off, how did you first get into science fiction and fantasy? I think that the main reason for getting into these genres was that as a child I watched... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “The Transformist” by Horacio Sentíes Madrid

I'm delighted to have this week a story from the Small Beer Press anthology Three Messages and A Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic, edited by Eduardo Jiménez Mayo and Chris N. Brown. My thanks to Small Beer Press and the author and translators for letting us reprint the story. Intoduction: A History of "The Transformist" by Horacio... Continue Reading →

Monday Original Content: REVIEW: Three Messages and A Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic

This week Charles Tan reviews Three Messages and A Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic, edited by Eduardo Jiménez Mayo and Chris N. Brown and published by Small Beer Press. We'll have more material on the book this week, so stay tuned! Three Messages and A Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic edited... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Song Of The Body Cartographer” by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz

Rochita Loenen-Ruiz has a new story up at Philippine Genre Stories: Song of the Body Cartographer. Siren traces the marks on Inyanna’s body. There are concave hollows in Inyanna’s arms, and there are connectors along her ribs that allow her to jack into her windbeast when she is in flight. Under Siren’s fingers, the patterns... Continue Reading →

Introducing Lontar: Southeast Asian SFF in English

LONTAR is a quarterly literary journal of Southeast Asian speculative fiction in English, published and distributed by Math Paper Press in Singapore. The editors of LONTAR are looking for quality literary writing with elements of the fantastic, which is in some way connected with the cultures, traditions, mythologies, folk religions, and/or daily life in Southeast Asia. While... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “Deadly Quiet on the Western Front” by Fábio Fernandes

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Fábio Fernandes, an SFF writer living in São Paulo, Brazil. Fábio has several stories published in online venues in the US, the UK, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, and Brazil. He also contributed to Ann and Jeff VanderMeer's "Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded", and has a story coming up soon in Lavie... Continue Reading →

Monday Original Content: Interview with Spanish author Rodolfo Martinez

Charles Tan interviews Spanish author Rodolfo Martinez, whose novel The Queen's Adept is now available for the Kindle in an English translation by Jordi Balcells. An Interview with Rodolfo Martinez By Charles Tan Hi Rodolfo! Thanks for agreeing to do the interview. First off, how did you first become acquainted with speculative fiction? I was very... Continue Reading →

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