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Future Science Fiction Digest #12 (e-mag review).

September 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest #12 (e-mag review).

‘Future Science Fiction Digest’ is a quality magazine serving up international short Science Fiction for anglophone readers to broaden their tastes. This issue features the following stuff. ‘Old People’s Folly’ by Nora Schinneri concerns a meeting of old and young, cynicism and idealism, post-apocalyptic and civilised. In Samsonville, 313 A.F. (after the flood), Setti finds […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest #11 (emag review).

June 19, 2021 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest #11 (emag review).

Here’s another issue of ‘Future Science Fiction Digest’, the magazine of international SF. This one features stories from China, Russia, Belgium, the USA and Germany. Until a UFO lands and aliens write some stories, this is as wide a range as you can get. ‘Knights Of The Phantom Realm’ by Wenxiang Fengnian, translated by Nathan […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 10 (magazine review).

March 24, 2021 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 10 (magazine review).

‘Future Science Fiction Digest’ is a magazine focusing on international Science Fiction. This issue features stories from Mexico, China, Croatia and the United States. ‘The Second Celeste’ by Alberto Chimal of Mexico, translated by Patrick Weill, is about Celeste, a lady dying of cancer who joins an experimental project that can upload her memories and […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest #9 (e-magazine review).

December 27, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest #9 (e-magazine review).

This is an East Asia Special issue of ‘Future Science Fiction Digest’ with stories from both established authors and exciting up-and-comers in China, Japan and South Korea. ‘Roesin’ by Wu Guan (translated by Judith Huang) is written in the form of an academic essay about art, in particular the Restoratronist School which concerns humans. The […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest #8 (e-mag review).

September 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest #8 (e-mag review).

‘Future Science Fiction Digest’ continues its mission to bring exciting SF from other cultures to anglophone readers. Aptly, for a plague year, this issue’s theme is medical Science Fiction and it’s guest edited by RM Ambrose. It’s all fiction apart from ‘Another Reel’ by Paul Levinson, a review of Netflix production ‘Twice Upon A Time’. […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest #7 June 2020 (e-magazine review).

June 15, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest #7 June 2020 (e-magazine review).

The summer 2020 issue of ‘Future Science Fiction Digest features three original short stories from Canada, Pakistan and Sweden and a film and TV review column titled ‘The Other Reel’ by Paul Levinson. The fiction starts strongly with ‘Cousin Entropy’ by Michèle Laframboise, translated by N. R. M. Roshak. In the tradition of Olaf Stapledon, […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest #6 March 2020 (e-magazine review).

June 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest #6 March 2020 (e-magazine review).

‘Future Science Fiction Digest’ is the magazine of international Science Fiction, often translated, which makes sense in a genre that’s all about different cultures and ways of seeing. After a foreword by editor Alex Shvartsman, in which he explains optimistic future plans for the magazine in these difficult days, we get to the fiction. First […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest 5 (emag review).

December 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest 5 (emag review).

After a foreword by editor Alex Shvartsman, ‘Future Science Fiction Digest 5’ starts the stories rolling with ‘A Prayer To The Fundamental Dos’ by Filip Wiltgreen. First-person narrator James is performing a service in the temple when the doors slide open and an urchin enters. There are three ‘presences’ in the temple already: Weygand, an […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 4 (e-mag review).

September 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 4 (e-mag review).

‘Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 4’ features fifty thousand words of new Science Fiction from the ‘United’ Kingdom (we still call it that), the ‘United’ States of America (don’t laugh), Russia, China, Sweden and Italy. It opens with ‘They Are Coming’ by Paul R. Hardy. ‘They’ are aliens, for alien invasion is the theme of […]

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Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 3 (e-magazine review).

June 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Future Science Fiction Digest Issue 3 (e-magazine review).

‘Future Science Fiction Digest’ is still going (hooray!) and the third issue is out now. The non-fiction feature is an interesting interview with Dorothy Fontana of ‘Star Trek’ fame but I’ll focus on the fiction. There are two themes herein: the Moon and AI. There are also dogs. The Moon, AI and dog themes are […]

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