Tuesday Fiction: “Battleflag” by Bojan Ratković

Today's Tuesday Fiction is by Bojan Ratković. Bojan is an aspiring writer from Serbia, currently living and working in Ontario, Canada. He has a Master's degree in political science from Brock University in Ontario, Canada and he is currently pursuing a PhD degree in political philosophy from the University of Western Ontario, in London, Ontario.... Continue Reading →

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A Conversation with Zoran Živković

World Literature Today has an excellent conversation with Serbian author Zoran Živković: Zoran Živković (b. 1948) is the author of nineteen works of fiction. Translations of Živković’s prose books have appeared in more than sixty translated editions. Živković is professor of creative writing at the Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade. In this interview, the author discusses Middle-European... Continue Reading →

James Lovegrove reviews four international SF novels for the Financial Times

British author James Lovegrove reviews four international novels this week for the Financial Times: The Quantum Thief, by Hannu Rajaniemi, Gollancz RRP£18.99, 266 pages Metro 2033, by Dmitry Glukhovsky, translated by Natasha Randall, Gollancz RRP£14.99, 458 pages Loups-Garous, by Natsuhiko Kyogoku, translated by Anne Ishii, Haika Soru RRP£9.99, 458 pages Escher’s Loops, by Zoran Zivkovic, translated by Alice... Continue Reading →

Apex Book of World SF Interview Series #12: Zoran Živković

The last one in our interview series with Apex Book of World SF contributors, conducted by Charles Tan and published over at SF Signal. And this time it’s Zoran Živković: The Serbian literary establishment is proverbially conservative and traditional. They still consider there can't be any serious literature outside what they define as "great national themes." Since my... 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 →

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