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 →
Introducing AfroSF: Science Fiction by African Writers anthology
Apex Book of World SF 2 contributor Ivor Hartmann has edited the first anthology of speculative fiction by African writers, AfroSF: Science Fiction by African Writers. It covers writers from both Africa and the African diaspora. It will be released in December 2012 in an ebook edition first and later a print edition, published by StoryTime.... 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 →
Breaking the Bow: Speculative Fiction Inspired by the Ramayana
Anil Menon has announced the cover for the forthcoming Breaking the Bow: Speculative Fiction Inspired by the Ramayana, edited by Anil Menon and Vandana Singh. The anthology will be published by Zubaan Books in India. Here's the cover, and the list of contributors! Contributors: Molshree Ambastha Kalyug Amended Neelanjana Banerjee Exile Priya Sarukkai Chabria Fragments from... Continue Reading →
New Singapore Speculative Fiction Anthology – Call for Submissions
FISH EATS LION: NEW SINGAPOREAN SPECULATIVE FICTION Math Paper Press and editor Jason Erik Lundberg are looking for new and innovative short fiction for an original anthology of speculative fiction (which includes science fiction and fantasy, as well as any associated subgenres, such as magic realism, space opera, steampunk, post-apocalypse, etc.) with a Singaporean flavor. Anchor contributors for... Continue Reading →
New Singapore Steampunk Anthology!
We've been covering various steampunk anthologies from around the world, and the most recent one comes from Singapore: The Steampowered Globe: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy contains 7 original stories by Singaporean writers. it is edited by Maisarah Abu Samah and Rosemary Lin. io9 reviews: The Happy Smiley Writers Group is a group of seven writers... Continue Reading →
The Future is… Japanese!
Nick Mamatas has announced the table of contents for new anthology The Future Is Japanese, published by Haikasoru, and collecting brand-new SF stories from a mix of Japanese and foreign writers. Table of Contents: “Mono No Aware” by Ken Liu “The Sound of Breaking Up” by Felicity Savage “Chitai Heiki Koronbīn” by David Moles “The... Continue Reading →
Book highlight: A Polish Book of Monsters
Check out A Polish Book of Monsters, a collection of "five stories of speculative fiction edited and translated from the Polish by Michael Kandel, award-winning translator of the fiction of Stanislaw Lem. From dystopian science fiction to fabled fantasy, these dark tales grip us through the authors' ability to create utterly convincing alien worlds that... Continue Reading →
International Anthology, Odd? Released
Jeff and Ann VanderMeer's latest anthology, Odd?, is the first in a projected series focusing on "eclectic fiction, usually with a fantastical, horrific, magic realist, or surrealist approach." It has a special focus on world sf, including translations of short fiction from the French, Spanish, Finnish and German. You can get it in e-book format... Continue Reading →
New Mexican Genre Anthology Announced!
Small Beer Press have made available for pre-order the tremendously exciting anthology Three Messages and a Warning: This huge anthology of all-original Mexican science fiction and fantasy features ghost stories, supernatural folktales, alien incursions, and apocalyptic narratives, as well as science-based chronicles of highly unusual mental states in which the borders of fantasy and reality... Continue Reading →