Bulgarian Science Fiction Between the East and the West – II. Svetoslav Minkov and the Diabolic Fate of SF Writers Who Tried Their Hand at Publishing by Valentin Ivanov

This article originally appeared in Valentin Ivanov’s bilingual blog. Svetoslav Minkov was born in 1902. The timely end of WWI saved him from the military career, his family was preparing for him, and he plunged into literature. It is difficult now to figure out why this successful librarian (working in the National Library), and even... Continue Reading →

Bulgarian Science Fiction Between the East and the West – I. Ivan Vazov – Near-future SF from a Century Ago by Valentin Ivanov

This article originally appeared in Valentin Ivanov's bilingual blog. I honestly admit it - this post was timed to take advantage of the announcement of the anthology "Diamonds in the Sky" (http://www.mikebrotherton.com/diamonds/), to try reaching more English-speaking readers, because the SF of my country is confined to a small readership by our unique language. This... Continue Reading →

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