Q: SF/F/Horror/Slipstream genre has always been dominated by Anglo-American language. Is Anglo-American genre fiction your major influence?
A: I might disagree with your assertion that SF/F/H has always been dominated by Anglo-Americans, but to answer your question, my major influences are mostly-Anglo-American.
– Gordon Van Gelder, Editor, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
(taken from Yoshio Kobayashi’s World SF interview series).