Amazon interview Jetse de Vries on Shine

Over at Omnivoracious, the Amazon book blog, Jeff Vandermeer interviews Dutch writer and editor Jetse de Vries about his new anthology, Shine: An Anthology of Optimistic Science Fiction. Why optimism? After all, the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Jetse de Vries: It seems that way sometimes, but it depends what you... Continue Reading →

New Review for The Apex Book of World SF

Responding in part to Jetse de Vries "Should SF Die?" essay, Val's Random Comments Blog responds, including a long review of The Apex Book of World SF - calling Nir Yaniv's Cinderers "the collection's most disturbing story by far" and Kristin Mandigma's Excerpt from a Letter by a Social-Realist Aswang "absolutely hilarious". One argument in... Continue Reading →

Apex Book of World SF Interview Series #3: Jetse de Vries

The third in our interview series with Apex Book of World SF contributors, conducted by Charles Tan and published over at SF Signal. Today’s interview is with Dutch writer and editor Jetse de Vries: I've been an avid traveller almost all of my adult life, and I enjoy exploring exotic (well, exotic to me) places. Also, while I do... Continue Reading →

Exotic Gothic

Canadian publishers Ash-Tree Press have been putting together a series of anthologies, Exotic Gothic, which have a nice international flavour. Volume 2 features Apex Book of World SF contributor Dean Francis Alfar (Philippines) as well as Serbian writer Milorad Pavić (author of the Dictionary of the Khazars!) and African writer George Makana Clark, while the forthcoming volume 3 will feature... Continue Reading →

SF Signal Mind Meld on International SF: Part Two

SF Signal have published part two of their feature on international SF, including contributions from Apex Book of World SF writer Jetse de Vries, anthology dedicatee Wu Yan, and many other fine writers from France, Poland, Italy, Finland, Russia, Canada and India.And just a reminder that the Apex Book of World SF will be published in exactly two... Continue Reading →

Ukrainian Science Fiction

Apex Book of World SF contributor Jetse de Vries is currently editing Shine: An Anthology of Optimistic SF and, as part of this, has been running a related blog which includes several links of interest to world sf.First up: Sergey Gerasimov on Ukrianian Science Fiction.

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