Short Story Highlight: “Sing” by Karin Tidbeck (Sweden)

Swedish author Karin Tidbeck's latest short story, Sing, is online at The cold dawn light creeps onto the mountaintops; they emerge like islands in the valley’s dark sea, tendrils of steam rising up from the thickets clinging to the rock. Right now there’s no sound of birdsong or crickets, no hiss of wind in... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “I Have Placed My Sickness Upon You” by Karin Tidbeck

Swedish author Karin Tidbeck's latest short story, I Have Placed My Sickness Upon You, is now up at Strange Horizons. Then came that Thursday in February when I stepped into my psychiatrist's office and was presented with a goat. I was in treatment, but it wasn't going well. I suffered from recursive treatment-resistant depression or, possibly,... Continue Reading →

2013 Crawford Award to Karin Tidbeck!

From Locus: Karin Tidbeck was named winner of the 2013 William L. Crawford Fantasy Award for her 2012 collection Jagannath: Stories (Cheeky Frawg Books). The award, which includes a cash prize, is presented annually at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, and is designated for an exceptionally promising writer whose first fantasy book was... 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 →

Tuesday Fiction: “Brita’s Holiday Village” by Karin Tidbeck (Author Week #5)

This week on the World SF Blog we're delighted to feature a story from Karin Tidbeck's latest collection, Jagannath: Stories. Brita’s Holiday Village by Karin Tidbeck 29/5 The cab ride from Åre station to Aunt Brita’s holiday village took about half an hour. I’m renting the cottage on the edge of the village that’s reserved... Continue Reading →

Announcement: 2012 World SF Travel Fund Recipients

Set up last year to enable one or more international people involved in science fiction, fantasy or horror to travel to a major genre event, this year’s two recipients of the World SF Travel Fund are Swedish authors Karin Tidbeck and Nene Ormes. Both will be attending World Fantasy Con 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, also helped by the kind assistance of Cheeky... Continue Reading →

Swedish author Karin Tidbeck’s debut English-language collection

Jeff VanderMeer has announced Swedish author Karin Tidbeck’s debut English-language collection, Jagannath: Here at Cheeky Frawg, we’re getting more and more excited about the fall release of Swedish author Karin Tidbeck’s debut English-language collection Jagannath, which will be available in e-book and trade paperback formats. We hope to have a book release party at World Fantasy... Continue Reading →

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