Translator Gili Bar-Hillel interviewed

SFF Chat interviews Israeli translator and YA editor Gili Bar-Hillel: What has been your most interesting experience as a book translator? GB: Translating the Harry Potter books was a life altering experience, mostly because it brought me celebrity (and sometimes notoriety) on a scale very seldom experienced by translators. I was not merely a translator,... Continue Reading →

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Hebrew Novel by Shimon Adaf Sells to PS Publishing for 2012 Release

From PS Publishing: As if it wasn't enough that he's graced us with a couple of mightily fine short stories, two of the best novellas we've ever done (in Cloud Permutations and Gorel and the Pot-bellied God) and, with the forthcoming Osama, a gobsmackingly superb novel, Lavie Tidhar dropped us a line out of the... Continue Reading →

Once Upon a Future: Speculative Fiction Anthology #2, 2010

Writers of science fiction and fantasy in Israel are faced with considerable challenges. For one thing, in such a small country, the prospective local readership is relatively small. This leaves very little room for dreams of fame and riches—at least as long as one relies exclusively on the local audience. For another thing, writers must... Continue Reading →

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