Tuesday Fiction: “Smile of the Monster” by Ido Sokolovsky

Today’s Tuesday Fiction is by Ido Sokolovsky. Born in 1967, Ido is from Israel, and used to read science fiction in his youth. Now in his mid-life crisis, he writes sci-fi stories in Hebrew for any one willing to publish them. His friend Yehudit translated this story in return for a plate of humus. This... Continue Reading →

Shimon Adaf Wins Israel’s Sapir Prize

Author Shimon Adaf won Israel's Sapir Prize last night. The prize, modelled after the British Booker Prize, is worth £30,000 and is considered Israel's premier literary award. The winning novel, Mox Nox, tells the parallel stories of a boy coming of age in difficult upbringing, and of the man he had become, a young author, and... Continue Reading →

Guy Hasson’s The Emoticon Generation Released

Israeli author Guy Hasson's new collection has just been published by Infinity Plus Books. Guy Hasson’s The Emoticon Generation features seven stories about life-changes brought about by our new electronic generation: stories that blur the borders between our world and science fiction, stories that make you ask, ‘Has this already happened? Is that actually true?’... Continue Reading →

Nir Yaniv’s debut English-language collection released

Israeli author Nir Yaniv’s debut English-language collection has been released by Keith Brooke’s Infinity Plus imprint. The Love Machine & Other Contraptions is available in Kindle and paperback formats. Yaniv is a film-maker, musician and author based in Tel Aviv. With World Fantasy Award winner Lavie Tidhar he co-wrote 2009 novel, The Tel Aviv Dossier.... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Undercity” by Nir Yaniv, at Apex Magazine

Apex Magazine have just published Israeli author Nir Yaniv's story, Undercity. The story was published in the exclusive pre-order edition of The Apex Book of World SF 2 but will not be available in the regular edition. You can, however, read it for free online! That day, the complacent city received three warnings. No one bothered to... Continue Reading →

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