Our winners of our Jagannath giveaway are: Kyle, Francene Lewis, and kummakissa. Congratulations!
Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Athena Andreadis. Athena was born in Greece and lured to the US at age 18 by a full scholarship to Harvard, then MIT. She does basic research in molecular neurobiology, focusing on mechanisms of mental retardation and dementia. She is an avid reader in four languages across genres, the author... Continue Reading →
Hi Marian! Thanks for agreeing to do the interview. First off, how did you first become acquainted with speculative fiction? Well, of course, on some level all fiction is speculative fiction, and one of the great developments that has taken place over the course of my life is that some of the themes and... Continue Reading →
Last night I dreamed of a landscape by the sea. I had traveled there to investigate a ruin that once was a sorcerer’s tower. I had lost most of my tools in the transition to this place; I’d managed to create a makeshift wind shelter out of an old sheet, and was sitting on the... Continue Reading →
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 →
First off, what made you decide to pursue writing? I've always made up stories, and I couldn't imagine not writing. I did make a decision to work towards getting published when I was about 20, although actually getting published felt very distant at the time. I made another decision to start a new life with... Continue Reading →
This week on the World SF Blog we're delighted to feature a story from Karin Tidbeck's latest collection, Jagannath: Stories. Brita’s Holiday Village by Karin Tidbeck 29/5 The cab ride from Åre station to Aunt Brita’s holiday village took about half an hour. I’m renting the cottage on the edge of the village that’s reserved... Continue Reading →
We have another Author Week here at the World SF Blog after our hiatus. This time, it's Swedish writer Karin Tidbeck, and to mark the release of her latest collection, Jagannath: Stories, published by Cheeky Frawg, we're giving away three (3) copies of the book. For a chance to win, simply comment down below, and... Continue Reading →