Short Story Highlight: “Courtship in the Country of Machine-Gods” by Benjanun Sriduangkaew (Thailand)

New Thai writer Benjanun Sriduangkaew has a new story in The Future Fire magazine: Courtship in the Country of Machine-Gods: In the shadow of machine-gods I tell wayfarers of a time where my people was a nightmare the color of hemorrhage and glinting teeth. There are other narratives, but this is one they want to hear most, the... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “muo-ka’s Child” by Indrapramit Das

Over at Clarkesworld Magazine is the latest story from Indian writer (and World SF Blog contributor) Indrapramit Das: muo-ka's Child. Ziara watched her parent, muo-ka, curl up and die, like an insect might on Earth. muo-ka was a giant of a thing, no insect. Ziara was the one who'd always felt like an insect around it.... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Strabismus” by Stefan Grabiński (Poland)

Weird Fiction Review feature the short story Strabismus by Stefan Grabiński (1887-1936), a Polish writer of horror fiction. It is translated by Miroslaw Lipinski. He had attached himself to me, I don’t know how or when. His name was Brzechwa, Jozef Brzechwa. What a name!  Something about it fastens and hooks onto the nerves, irritating them with its grating resonance. ... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Undercity” by Nir Yaniv, at Apex Magazine

Apex Magazine have just published Israeli author Nir Yaniv's story, Undercity. The story was published in the exclusive pre-order edition of The Apex Book of World SF 2 but will not be available in the regular edition. You can, however, read it for free online! That day, the complacent city received three warnings. No one bothered to... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Chang’e Dashes from the Moon” by Benjanun Sriduangkaew (Thailand)

The latest issue of Expanded Horizons in now online, and contains a story from new Thai writer Benjanun Sriduangkaew - Chang’e Dashes from the Moon: There’s a lady on the moon and she has a rabbit; at mid-autumn we have mooncakes when her husband visits. Long ago the moon grew a city on its skin like nacreous... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Song Of The Body Cartographer” by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz

Rochita Loenen-Ruiz has a new story up at Philippine Genre Stories: Song of the Body Cartographer. Siren traces the marks on Inyanna’s body. There are concave hollows in Inyanna’s arms, and there are connectors along her ribs that allow her to jack into her windbeast when she is in flight. Under Siren’s fingers, the patterns... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: The Boy Who Cast No Shadow by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

PS Publishing are offering a free download of Dutch writer Thomas Olde Heuvelt's story The Boy Who Cast No Shadow, translated by Laura Vroomen. The story is currently a nominee for the SF&F Translation Award and won the Paul Harland Award for best Dutch story of the Fantastic in 2010. It was first published in English... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “The Colors of Creation” by Judit Lőrinczy (Hungary)

International Speculative Fiction have published their fifth short story - The Colors of Creation by Judit Lőrinczy of Hungary. The story is translated by Ágnes Körmendi and Judit Lőrinczy. Our eyes were created to be like God’s and God said, ‘Let the light come from your eyes, let it shine upon the world, let it dye the... Continue Reading →

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