With a more stringent voting process, the Hugo Awards have steered clear of past years’ conservative pressures, presenting a 2017 list of diverse winners.
Is the ‘perennial cachet’ in fantasy fiction so strong for booksellers in India that ‘writers are told by publishers to base their stories around the time of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata’?
Looking for the next big thing in crime novels? Look no further – here are the top three German crime novels for 2016, as selected by the German Prize for Crime Fiction.
PAN is a newly founded network for German fantasy authors, aiming to unite its members and to give them a voice within the German literary community.
A survey of the hot book titles that sold in Pakistan last year, including an Urdu collection of short short stories and numerous thrillers.
Two science fiction translations, one from the Dutch and another from Chinese, took home the best novella and best novel honors at this year’s Hugo Awards.
Writing for Africa in Words, Emma Shercliff offers a fascinating look at genre publishing in Africa based on the discussions the recent Africa Writes conference.
The continuing growth of digital publishing has put even more energy into the flourishing genres of SF, fantasy, mystery and romance publishing, says Wired.
Post-apocalyptic dystopias seem the order of the day at this year’s London Book Fair, with rights bids coming in from all sides.
Will we be able to read the Brazilian or Moroccan equivalent of Fifty Shades of Grey anytime soon? And, perhaps of even more importance, will it sell?
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