Joyce Chng on YA in Singapore

Over at Visibility Fiction, Joyce Chng talks about writing YA and speculative fiction in Singapore. Here's an excerpt: Lack of exposure and the tendency for Westerners to fix Asians in pigeonholes are not helping the situation. What are Southeast Asians supposed to write about? Literary fiction about oppressive regimes, sad cultural traditions, tortured souls (who... Continue Reading →

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Table of Contents – We See a Different Frontier & Aliens: Recent Encounters

Here are two anthologies in 2013 which feature a diverse set of writers and topics. First off, we have We See A Different Frontier edited by Ajibril al-Ayad and Fabio Fernandes: Preface by Aliette de Bodard Introduction by Fabio Fernandes The Arrangement of Their Parts, Shweta Narayan Pancho Villa’s Flying Circus, Ernest Hogan Them Ships,... Continue Reading →

Indian SF Magazine

We recently received an emailed from Geetanjali Dighe of Mumbai, India, who started a new digital magazine. Here's what he they said: Indian SF is a free to read digital magazine featuring Speculative Fiction (SF) stories. SF broadly stands for Science Fiction and Fantasy. It is published from Mumbai, India. Indian SF welcomes writers from... Continue Reading →

Review: Jagannath: Stories by Karin Tidbeck, reviewed by Sofia Samatar (Author Week #5)

Illegal Mingling: Karin Tidbeck’s Jagannath: Stories Reviewed by Sofia Samatar In a long twilight, the sound of tiny bells hangs in the air: a young woman’s mother is coming for her from the forest. Elsewhere, by the side of a lake, a family reunion is in progress, merry aunts and cousins hatching from cocoons. And... Continue Reading →

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