Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Milena Benini from Croatia. Milena Benini holds a degree in comparative literature (well, actually, she keeps it in a tallboy). She started writing when she was twelve, and got her first professional publication when she was fourteen. She has written numerous short stories and several novels. She is a three-time... Continue Reading →
The sixth in our interview series with Apex Book of World SF contributors, conducted by Charles Tan and published over at SF Signal. And this time, it’s Aleksandar Žiljak: In your opinion, what makes Croatian SF unique compared to the rest of the world? Who are the Croatian writers we should be reading? Well, to answer this, one... Continue Reading →
This month on Apex Magazine is a special World SF issue, guest-edited by Lavie Tidhar to coincide with the publication of The Apex Book of World SF. The special issue features two brand-new stories of Dark SF: After the Fire, by French writer Aliette de Bodard, and Benjamin Schneider's Little Greys by Israeli writer Nir... Continue Reading →
[via Cheryl Morgan] The Croatian SF Blog has an introductory post about Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić (1874-1938), or the "Croatian Tolkien". Her book Croatian Tales of Long Ago (Priče iz davnine), published in 1916, is among the most popular today in large part because of its adaptation into a computerized interactive fiction product by Helena Bulaja in... Continue Reading →
CroSF.net is a new website dedicated to Croatian science fiction, featuring several free short stories (including not less than three by Apex Book of World SF contributor Aleksandar Žiljak) and several articles, including Science Fiction in Croatia (again, by Aleksandar). An excellent resource, and well worth cheking out.