Movie Night: Impossible Dreams

No update tomorrow so we thought we'd leave you with something fun for the weekend! The film Impossible Dreams, written and directed by Shir Comay, based on the story "Impossible Dreams" by Tim Pratt. Israel, 2011. 22 minutes. In Hebrew, with English subtitles.  Starring Ori Yaniv and Ayala Zilberman. The full film can be watched free on youtube.... Continue Reading →

Introducing Lauriat: A Filipino-Chinese Speculative Fiction Anthology

Our own Charles A. Tan has been busy - not only is he nominated, for the second year running, for the World Fantasy Award (for his blog, Bibliophile Stalker) but US-based published Lethe Press have just released his new anthology, Lauriat: A Filipino-Chinese Speculative Fiction Anthology.   About the anthology: Filipinos and Chinese have a rich, vibrant literature... Continue Reading →

Cheryl Morgan interviews Finnish writer and editor Anne Leinonen

Over at International SF, Cheryl Morgan interviews Anne Leinonen, a Finnish writer and editor: Cheryl: Anne, I know you mainly as a writer of excellent short stories, and also as a tireless promoter of your fellow Finnish writers through the Usva International magazine, but I gather now that you are starting to do very well with your... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Undercity” by Nir Yaniv, at Apex Magazine

Apex Magazine have just published Israeli author Nir Yaniv's story, Undercity. The story was published in the exclusive pre-order edition of The Apex Book of World SF 2 but will not be available in the regular edition. You can, however, read it for free online! That day, the complacent city received three warnings. No one bothered to... Continue Reading →

Lord, Okorafor win Carl Brandon Awards

Via Locus: The Carl Brandon Society has announced that Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord and Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor are the 2010 Carl Brandon Awards winners. Redemption in Indigo won the Carl Brandon Parallax Award, given to works of speculative fiction created by a self-identified person of color, and Who Fears Death was awarded the Carl Brandon Kindred Award, given to any... Continue Reading →

Starred Review in Publishers Weekly for The Apex Book of World SF 2!

With The Apex Book of World SF 2 imminent, Publishers Weekly have just given it a starred review, saying: Apex’s second international anthology hits the right chord for readers looking for mostly non-Western perspectives on science fiction and the world at large. Some stories are original to this anthology; others appear in their first English... Continue Reading →

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