“Expanding Universes”, a critical anthology of Peruvian Science Fiction, was presented at the International Book Fair in Lima, Peru.
Axxon magazine plans to reissue, and several new novels and collections have been released by Peruvian Presses
An interview with the organizers of Ansible, the first Feminist Hispanic SF Festival
Fantasy author Claudia De Bella passes, Laura Ponce free stories for download, LDP magazine #56, celebrating women, released, and more
Bolivian anthology series Supernova releases the third edition, Editorial Cthulhu has published his third anthology: “HORROR QUEER, Rosarium Publisher announces 2018 plans; magazines, events and more
A dense, at times brilliant, microscopically-detailed study of the works of J.G. Ballard
I discover most of my science in the literature and movie industry. Being an artist, I recognize Leonardo di Vinci as one of the world’s greatest visionaries. When a fellow director I work with sent me this link about the Ehang 184, which the Chinese developed, I just had to look. The drone is created […]
News of speculative fiction book publications, magazines and more of interest to Spanish speaking fans.
A look at French superheroes, including one literary prototype that arguably initiated the genre.
“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel—it is, before all, to make you see.” – Joseph Conrad You know, there is so much going on in this world that if a certain Alien were spying on us from […]
A description of the planned First International Meeting of Fantastic Literature and Science Fiction, which will be held in Santiago, Chile from November 13 to 15.
There are new platforms! America has graphic novels; Japan has anime; and South Korea has web comics. Web-based comics known as ‘webtoons’ are popular. Thanks to Korea’s world’s fastest optic networks. Webtoons are the ideal comics, since they can also be read on smartphones. They are coloured cartoons that can also incorporate music, special effects, […]
The first issue of Amazing Stories for 1927 features writing by, among others, Murray Leinster and H. G. Wells, as well as the magazine’s first…letters column!
At times, living in South Korea feels like living in a science fiction or dark fantasy world. Does this mean that South Koreans aren’t interested in speculative fiction? ABSOLUTELY NOT!
New book releases, a television series, radio interviews and so much more!
Professor Rachel Armstrong joins the Improbable Botany team!
News of book releases, writing contests and other speculative fiction events of interest to Spanish speakers.
An account of research into Visual Poetry in Spanish countries.
An analysis of how science fiction themes and tropes have become a part of popular culture, and, in particular, have merged with literary fiction, leads to a discussion of the writing of Cristián Londoño Proaño.
January was a busy month for Spanish language speculative fiction, with many book and magazine releases, calls for stories and more!
Norman Spinrad’s latest novel, The People’s Police, is raw, real near future science fiction.
A look at the way French female science fiction writers have struggled to gain acceptance over decades.
An exploration of some of the challenges of translating an English language text into Chinese.
Science fiction author and limnologist Nina Monteanu writes about changes in the genre, which she sees as changes in the way individuals interact with each other and the natural world.
In 1961, 13 exceptionally experienced women aviators performed well in tests developed for NASA astronauts. None of them were selected as astronauts.
The latest from HispanoAmerica
20 papers were delivered at the first Fudan University conference on science fiction.
Relatos seleccionados para la antología Visiones 2016 Reunidas las encargadas de realizar la selección de la antología Visiones 2016, Mª Concepción Regueiro Digón y Lola Robles Moreno, han acordado que los relatos que formarán parte de la misma en un libro a publicar por la AEFCFT sean los siguientes (nombrados por estricto orden alfabético de […]
highlights from last month en espanol.
A review of the ‘sequel’ to The Company They Keep, the Inklings and creative collaboration.