Michael Iwoleit got in touch recently to tell us of an incredibly cool thing he's organising - a virtual book reading in the world of Second Life, by 5 science fiction authors each from a different continent! Michael writes: On May 5th an event will take place in Thorsten Küper’s and Kirsten Riehl’s steampunk location... Continue Reading →
Over at legendary R.U. Sirius' blog, Acceler8or, Jonathan Dotse writes about Developing Worlds: Beyond the Frontiers of Science Fiction: Imagine a young African boy staring wide-eyed at the grainy images of an old television set tuned to a VHF channel; a child discovering for the first time the sights and sounds of a wonderfully weird... Continue Reading →
Jungle Jim is a new African pulp magazine, published out of South Africa, already in its second issue. It is incredibly cool - amongst the contributors you can find Jonathan Dotse (of AfroCyberpunk) and debut novelist S.L. Grey. Check it out!
Jonathan Dotse has published an English-language translation of an interview with him, originally published in Norway. Dotse runs the AfroCyberPunk blog. - I studied at the University of Windsor in Canada for three years, and at first I could not imagine a sci-fi novel set in Africa, he says. It was only on the plane... Continue Reading →
over at the newly-formed blog, AfroCyberPunk, Jonathan Dotse of Ghana writes about The Future of African Science Fiction: Welcome to Africa. You are not where you think you are. You are not on a safari, or an expedition, or a mission. Your footprint is not the first here, nor will it be the last. Africa... Continue Reading →