Guest Post: Journey to Forbidden Planet: Writing Speculative Fiction Set in Mexico (Author Week #6)

 Journey to Forbidden Planet: Writing Speculative Fiction Set in Mexico Silvia Moreno-Garcia It’s a busy summer for me. I’m fundraising for my first novel, about narco vampires in Mexico City, Young Blood [http://igg.me/at/youngblood/x/166963]. Canadian lit publisher Exiled Editions is also releasing my first collection, This Strange Way of Dying. If there’s something that ties both... Continue Reading →

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Tuesday Fiction: “A Puddle of Blood” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Author Week #6)

This week on the World SF Blog and as part of our sixth Author Week, we feature Silvia Moreno-Garcia's story, "A Puddle of Blood", which inspired Silvia's novel-in-progress Young Blood (the fund-raiser for which is currently running!). If you liked the story, do consider donating to the author! The story was first published in the... Continue Reading →

Author Week #6: Silvia Moreno-Garcia

We're back for our sixth special Author Week feature, and this week we have with us Mexican author Silvia Moreno-Garcia! Silvia, who now lives in Canada, is the publisher behind Innsmouth Free Press, co-editor of several highly regarded anthologies including Fungi, Historical Lovecraft, Future Lovecraft, Candle in the Attic Window and is forthcoming sole editor... Continue Reading →

Silvia Moreno-Garcia Fundraiser

Mexican author (and Apex Book of World SF 2 contributor) Silvia Moreno-Garcia is fundraising for her first novel, the YA Young Blood, about vampires in Mexico City: Domingo collects garbage for a living, carefully finding treasures where others see nothing. One night, the teenager meets a vampire in Mexico City’s subway. She is Atl, descendant... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “Ceremony of Innocence” by Armando Salinas

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Armando Salinas. Armando currently lives in Mexico City, together with 21 million other aspiring writers and dreamers. His fiction has previously appeared in the Rudy Rucker-edited FLURB magazine; in the past decade, he's also written six short story collections and one mainstream novel currently available on Kindle, including One Night... Continue Reading →

Original Content: An Interview with Mexican Author Federico Schaffler

We continue our special Mexican Week feature this week with an interview with Mexican author and editor Federico Schaffler! Federico Schaffler interview by Charles Tan  First off, how did you first get into science fiction and fantasy? I think that the main reason for getting into these genres was that as a child I watched... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “The Transformist” by Horacio Sentíes Madrid

I'm delighted to have this week a story from the Small Beer Press anthology Three Messages and A Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic, edited by Eduardo Jiménez Mayo and Chris N. Brown. My thanks to Small Beer Press and the author and translators for letting us reprint the story. Intoduction: A History of "The Transformist" by Horacio... Continue Reading →

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