the big sky library of asian speculative fiction

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authors featured in the Big Sky Library

Forthcoming new publications and translations...

Recent activity...  since 1 August 2021

Bibliographies added:   [ See earlier additions... ]

August 2021

Sage Alfar  |  Lokenath Bhattacharya  |  Jasbinder Bilan  |  Takuji Ichikawa  |  Joshua Kam  |  Minsoo Kang  |   Sōshi Kawasaki  |

Sami Ahmad Khan  |  Zaiul Moid Khan  |  Tsugiko Kubo  |  M. J. Kuhn  |  S. Qiouyi Lu  |  Thomas Mann  |  A. G. Marshall  |

Saleema Nawaz  |  E. Hoffmann Price  |  Amanda Sun  |  Steven Sy  |  Rabi Thapa  |  Wang Jinkang  |  Yudhanjaya Wijeratne  |

Nao-Cola Yamazaki  |  Mimi Yu

September 2021

Ryka Aoki  |  Ven Begamudré  |  Lawrence Block  |  Rivka Galchen  |  Hwang Jungeun  |  Daphne Lee  |  Kai-Fu Lee  |

Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Asia-specific anthologies added:   [ See earlier additions... ]

August 2021

3 Rays: Stories from Satyajit Ray  |  Demons of the New Year  |  Diaspora Ad Astra  |  Future Adventures of the Greater Bay Area  |

Kizuna: Fiction for Japan  |  Shadow People

September 2021

Be Me: LGBTQIA+ Stories of Belonging |  The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction, Volume 2  |

Iraq + 100: Stories from a Century After the Invasion  |  Remang: An Anthology of Ghostly Tales  |  Singa-Pura-Pura

General anthologies added:   [ See earlier additions... ]

August 2021

Far Out: Recent Queer Science Fiction and Fantasy  |  Missions from the Extinction Cycle, Volume 1  |  Mohs 5.5: Megastructures  |

New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color

September 2021

In This Desert, There Were Seeds  |  Other Terrors: An Inclusive Anthology

Non-fiction added:   [ See earlier additions... ]

August 2021

The Postnational Fantasy: Essays on Postcolonialism, Cosmopolitics and Science Fiction  |  Star Warriors of the Modern Raj

September 2021

Alternative Dystopia: Science, Power and Fundamentalism in Rimi B. Chatterjee's Signal Red

Reviews added:   [ See a complete list of reviews... ]

Mikhail Bulgakov, The Heart of a Dog 1925

The Great and Not-So-Secret Short Fiction Project...   [ See earlier additions... ]

...to index all magazines, webzines, fanzines and academic journals that feature genre fiction (plus essays and interviews) either from Asian writers or others with interests in Asian speculative fiction.

August 2021

Added issue #2 of State of Matter that features fiction.

Added issues #74, #75 & #77 of Abyss & Apex that feature fiction and poetry.

Added issue #7 of Bull Spec that features fiction, essays, interviews and poetry.

Added issue #1 of ParSec that features fiction, essays and an interview.

Added issue #267 of Interzone that features fiction, essays and interviews.

Added issue #1 of Big Sky that features essays.

Added 6 issues of The White Notebooks that feature essays.

Added 9 issues of Big Echo that feature fiction, poetry, essays and interviews.

September 2021

Added issue #3 of State of Matter that features poetry.

Added issue #143 of Lofgeornost that features an essay.


Current reading / audiobooks...

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Zen Cho

The True Queen

2019

Novel

Recorded Books Audio

ISBN 978-1-501-94997-5

Audiobook

Narrated by Jenny Sterlin

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Zeyn Joukhadar

The Thirty Names of Night

2020

Novel

Atria Books

ISBN 978-1-9821-2149-5

Hardcover, 291 pages

The Big Sky Library is being developed on an ongoing basis as a bibliographic resource for all speculative fiction available in English from and about Asia and the Asian diaspora.

Based in Liverpool, England, the library currently holds well over 1,500 titles. While it functions as a private collection, it is accessible for research purposes and enquiries are always welcome.

Iona Datt Sharma

Not for Use in Navigation

2019

Collection

Iona Datt Sharma

No ISBN

Digital

Tarun K. Saint, ed.

New Horizons: The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction

2021

Anthology

Gollancz

ISBN 978-1-952086-06-9

B-format paperback, xli+375 pages

Various translators

Vladimir Nabokov

The Eye

1930

Short fiction chapbook

Penguin

ISBN 978-0-140-18482-2

B-format paperback, 87 pages

Translated from the Russian by Dmitri Nabokov

S. Qiouyi Lu

In the Watchful City

2021

Short fiction chapbook

Tordotcom

ISBN 978-1-250-79298-3

Paperback, 192 pages

Premee Mohamed

The Annual Migration of Clouds

28 September 2021

Short fiction chapbook

ECW Press

ISBN 978-0-7352-6993-4

Trade paperback

$15.95

Tarun K. Saint, ed.

The Gollancz Book of South Asian Science Fiction, Volume 2

30 September 2021

Anthology

Hachette India

ISBN 978-93-91028-62-6

Hardcover

unknown cover price

Roshani Chokshi

Once More Upon a Time

5 October 2021

Novel

Sourcebooks Casablanca

ISBN 978-1-7282-3982-8

Hardcover, 144 pages

$12.99

Ryka Aoki

Light from Uncommon Stars

28 September 2021

Novel

Tor

ISBN 978-1-250-78906-8

Hardcover, 384 pages

$25.99

June CL Tan

Jade Fire Gold

12 October 2021

Novel

HarperTeen

ISBN 978-0-06-305636-7

Hardcover, 464 pages

£17.99

Chang Yu-Ko

Whisper

15 October 2021

Novel

Honford Star

ISBN 978-1-9162771-6-8

B-format paperback, 294 pages

£11.99

Translated from the Chinese by Roddy Flagg

Tao Wong

Imperial March

'Xanxia Cultivation / A Thousand Li' series

15 October 2021

Short fiction chapbook

Starlit Publishing

No ISBN

Digital

$2.99

Daryl Qilin Yam

Lovelier, Lonelier

15 October 2021

Novel

Epigram Books

ISBN 978-981-4901-36-9

Trade paperback, 496 pages

S$24.90

Lavie Tidhar

The Hood

'Anti-Matter of Britain' Quartet, #2

7 October 2021

Novel

Head of Zeus

ISBN 978-1-8389-3131-5

Hardcover, 516 pages

£18.99

Cassandra Khaw

Nothing But Blackened Teeth

19 October 2021

Novel

Tor Wildfire

ISBN 978-1-250-75941-2

Hardcover, 128 pages

$25.95