A brief introduction to Hungarian science fiction and fantasy

Hungary is a small country in the middle of Europe, with a population of ten million and a language that has its closest relatives in the Ural Mountains. Consequently the number of science fiction and fantasy fans is small, and the number of writers even smaller, basically everyone knows everyone else. I'll try to give a brief overview of the Hungarian sci-fi and fantasy scene.

New Issue of Expanded Horizons

Expanded Horizons has become the premier webzine publishing international writers these days, and their latest issue is a strong one, including two Apex Book of World SF II contributors! Check out stories from Hungary, Egypt, Malaysia, Mexico, Hong Kong and the Philippines at this great publication. Issue Twenty-Four (Nov 2010) Fiction Cornrows and Dill Pickles... Continue Reading →

Original Content: Hungarian Post-Communist Science Fiction

Hungarian fantasy writer and editor Csilla Kleinheincz submitted to us this essay on Hungarian Post-Communist Science Fiction, which was originally published in Czech magazine Ikarie. Here's a trimmed down and translated version of that piece: In the eighties there were already signs of the change that came in 1989 - in these years new authors... Continue Reading →

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