Tuesday Fiction: “Case Notes of a Witchdoctor” by Nick Wood

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Nick Wood. Nick is a South African writer, currently resident in London, UK. Nick has published a YA SF book in South Africa entitled The stone chameleon, as well as about a dozen short stories in venues such as Infinity Plus, Interzone, PostScripts, Albedo One and AfroSF. He has also... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “Eternal Return” by Rodolfo Martínez

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Rodolfo Martínez, from Spain. Rodolfo published his first short story in 1987 and his first novel (a cyberpunk space-opera called La sonrisa del gato - "Cat's Smile") in 1995 and soon became a leading writer of fantastic literature in Spain, although a feature that defines his work is the blending... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “Poison” by Henrietta Rose-Innes

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Henrietta Rose-Innes. Henrietta is a South African fiction writer based in Cape Town. Her most recent novel, Nineveh, was published by Random House Struik in 2011, following two previous novels, Shark's Egg and The Rock Alphabet, and a collection of short stories, Homing. Her short stories have appeared in various... Continue Reading →

Tuesday Fiction: “On the Feast of Stephen” by Cyril Simsa

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Cyril Simsa. Cyril Simsa is originally from London, but has lived in the Czech Republic since the 1990s. He has contributed translations and non-fiction to a wide variety of genre publications (including Foundation, Locus, The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, and Wormwood). His stories have appeared in Electric Velocipede, StarShipSofa, Music for... 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 →

Monday Original Content: Africa in Science Fiction, by Nick Wood

Africa in Science Fiction By Nick Wood Late November, 'Africa Si-FI' season featured visual images by Kofi Allen flickering across the large screen in the Queen Elizabeth Hall forum on London's South Bank: http://kamarazikofiallen.weebly.com/ Stylish, futuristic images, with (black) men and women in exotic clothes that alternatively shroud - or shine with shocking power -... Continue Reading →

Review: Jagannath: Stories by Karin Tidbeck, reviewed by Sofia Samatar (Author Week #5)

Illegal Mingling: Karin Tidbeck’s Jagannath: Stories Reviewed by Sofia Samatar In a long twilight, the sound of tiny bells hangs in the air: a young woman’s mother is coming for her from the forest. Elsewhere, by the side of a lake, a family reunion is in progress, merry aunts and cousins hatching from cocoons. And... Continue Reading →

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