Sweet Lullaby of Rage

“I have no idea what to do…” the merwitch murmured to the giant jellyfish. The quiet sea creatures lulled all around her in the vast, dark depths. They did not know what to do either. But they could not tell her that. As their parents raged against the murk and the dark, spasming deep in […]

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Books to Binge: The Dispatcher by John Scalzi

I actually do not like writing reviews, I realized today. I find them easy to write for magazines, because magazine have their audiences, and certain expectations, and also word count limits. No obligation to be deep. That can be so daunting. And then there is the thing when I have no idea what to write […]

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Books to Binge: Green Man’s Heir by Juliet E. McKenna

I fell in love with the layered plots, vivid characters and complex worlds of Juliet E. McKenna more than a decade ago, when she was a Guest of Honour at Istrakon in Croatia. I had very little patience for series and even less for fantasy one, but that strange need to give a chance to […]

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Call for SF stories to be translated into Polish

An Anthology of European Science Fiction & Fantasy Stories in Polish has been announced, to be published by Grupa Wydawnicza Alpaka and edited by Mikołaj Mrozik et al. It will be a free e-book, prepared by volunteers and thus will not be paying for stories, but it will be offering translation services to European authors. […]

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Izazov krvi wins the Artefakt

The YA novel Izazov krvi (The Challenge of Blood) by Vesna Kurilic won the Artefakt Award, one of the two Croatian science fiction awards. Artefakt has been awarded since 2010 and, in its categories of YA and children’s fiction, it features a special jury, one made up of the young members of reader’s clubs lead […]

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