Today's Tuesday Fiction is by H.H.Løyche. Hans Henrik Løyche was born on a summer’s night in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1964. After studying at the Academy of Art and working and travelling in Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Africa, he returned to CoMa City (Copenhagen-Malmö) and began writing and co-editing Nye Verdener and Cirkel... Continue Reading →
Several of the short stories nominated for this year's SF&F translation Award are now available for free online. From the award website: We are pleased to report that a number of the short fiction finalists for our awards are being made available online. Currently you can find the following stories: “The Fish of Lijiang” by Chen... Continue Reading →
From Carl-Eddy Skovgaard: Sky City: New Science Fiction Stories by Danish Authors In Denmark, the science fiction short story is a thriving genre, though mostly as a subculture. Since 2007, The Danish science fiction association, Science Fiction Cirklen, has published an annual anthology of original science fiction short stories written by Danish authors. The present... Continue Reading →
The Portal is a free, volunteer-run, online review of short-form science fiction, fantasy, and horror from around the world. We review work in English and also provide English-language coverage of short fiction markets, anthologies, and genre literary activities in many language communities. Launched at the World Fantasy Convention this weekend, The Portal's first issue offers reviews... Continue Reading →
Kasper Colling Nielsen: Mount København. Publisher: Gyldendal, 2010. 176 pages, DKK 229. Kasper Colling Nielsen’s debut book Mount København [Mount Copenhagen] is a wonderfully lopsided, indefinable work. The basic idea is wholly implausible: In 200 years, an 11.500 ft. mountain is erected in Denmark just south of Copenhagen. This mountain now serves as a backdrop... Continue Reading →
With only 5,5 million inhabitants, speaking their own language, and with a long history of maintaining a mono-ethnic culture, Danish science fiction literature is in every way a small subject for study. Some attempts have been made to publish a science fiction magazine, but invariably they meet bankruptcy fast, or turn into very small-circulation fanzines. As science... Continue Reading →
[via Cheryl Morgan] Ommadawn.dk is an English-language site offering reviews of Danish science fiction works.
As we said, we wanted to look at some anthologies, and here is a short review, as well as a table of contents, of a very interesting anthology - Creatures of Glass and Light: New European Stories of the Fantastic was published in 2007 in Denmark, featuring stories in English from European writers, edited by Klaus Mogensen. It's... Continue Reading →
Fan News Denmark is "an occasional blog about Danish science fiction fans and their activities. In English for the benefit of an international audience."
And here is a brief overview of Danish Science Fiction Between 2004 and 2007, by Janus Andersen, courtesy of that excellent web site, Concatenation.