‘We’ve been waiting for another type of book for the last two years,’ says one editor in Paris. So far, though, it’s a dystopian fiction double-down. To some in Europe, ‘This is another wave of Americanization.’
For the first time since the British Science-Fiction Association awards were instituted in 1970, one author, Aliette de Bodard, wins both the novel and short story prizes.
PublishNews’ Carlo Carrenho profiles the six fascinating winners of a new prize honoring Brazil’s top young publishing talent.
As the USA and Cuba reestablish diplomatic relations, literary relations are also flourishing: Restless Books will release a series of Cuban sci-fi books.
Sam Missingham explains how HarperCollins UK’s recent Virtual Sci-fi Festival leveraged new platforms to connect backlist authors with new readers.
Osprey Publishing’s Angry Robot has shuttered it’s YA and crime/mystery imprints after failing to forge a niche in a market deemed already over-saturated.
Perhaps it was the result of China landing a spacecraft on the moon, but 2013 was a banner year for science fiction writing in China, says The Daily Beast.
Science fiction and fantasy publisher Angry Robot, part of the Osprey Group, is the creation of one man and many minds working in tandem across the UK and the Atlantic.