International Speculative Fiction

    International Speculative Fiction (“ISF”) is an e-zine with free online distribution every 3 months featuring Speculative Fiction of International authors, especially form non-anglophone authors. It also features non fiction (articles, news and interviews). The Editor in Chief of International Speculative Fiction is Roberto Mendes, a 24 years old portuguese trainee lawyer with a tremendous passion for Speculative Fiction. He had created a Portuguese e-zine called “Correio do Fantástico” in 2008 and edited two Portuguese fanzines/magazines called “Dagon” and “Conto Fantástico”. He also edited “Vollüspa”, a recent anthology of Portuguese Speculative Fiction featuring 15 authors.

    International Speculative Fiction’s TOC :

    Short stories:

    Digits are Cold, Numbers are Warm by Liviu Radu (Romania)

    Aliensby Lavie Tidhar (Israel)

    Space Oddity by Regina Catarino (Portugal)

    Butterfly, Falling at Dawn by Aliette de Bodard (France)

    “The Collors of Creation” by Judit Lörinczy (Hungary)

    Dad Bought a Teleport Device” by Attila Sümegi (Hungary).

    Articles : “Science Fiction in Portugal: The Drawing up of a Territory – Teresa Sousa de Almeida; “Short (Hi)Story of Romanian Speculative Fiction” & (second Part), Short (Hi)Story of Romanian Speculative Fiction” & (third part), “Short (Hi)Story of Romanian Speculative Fiction” – Cătălin Badea-Gheracostea; Science Fiction in Croatia”Aleksandar Žiljak ; The Music in Foreign WordsThomas Olde Heuvelt

    Interviews : Roberto Mendes interviews Fábio Fernandes and Djibril Al Ayad ; Judit Lörinczy interviews Cristian Mihail Teodorescu ; Cheryl Morgan interviews Anne Leinonen ; Lauriat, the World Fantasy Awards and International Speculative Fiction – Roberto Mendes interviews Charles Tan ;

    Editor In Chief: Roberto Mendes (Portugal) ; Fiction Editor: Ricardo Loureiro (Portugal) ; Non-Fiction Editor: Fábio Fernandes (Brazil) ; Interviewer: Cristian Tamaș (Romania) ; ISF Consultants : Ellen Datlow, Paul de Filippo ; Head Designers: Rafael Mendes (Portugal) ; João Paulo Sinal (Portugal) ; Magazine Designer: Ana Ferreira (Portugal) ; Slush Readers: Ana Cristina Rodrigues (Brazil), Ana Raquel (Portugal) ; Editor of the Official Facebook Page: Alexandra Rolo (Portugal) ; Pod Cast Director: Joana Fernandes (Portugal)

    International Speculative Fiction :

    The International Speculative Fiction Magazine’s number zero was  launched in June 2012 featuring three short stories, one article and one interview plus cover art and illustrations:

    Editorial – Roberto Mendes; The Death of Mr.Teodorescu – Cristian Teodorescu ;  The New Brazilian Science Fiction : Post-Scarcity Blues – Fábio Fernandes ; The Wind-Blown Man – Aliette de Bodard ; A Conversation with Judit Lörinczy – Cristian Tamaș ; The Ethics of Treason – Gerson Lodi-Ribeiro

    Editor in Chief : Roberto Mendes ; Fiction Editor : Ricardo Loureiro ; Non-Fiction Editor : Fábio Fernandes ; Interviewer : Cristian Tamaș ; ISF Consultants : Ellen Datlow, Paul de Filippo ; Magazine Designer : Anna Ferreira ; Head Designer : Rafael Mendes, João Paulo Sinal ; Slush Reader : Ana Cristina Rodrigues ; Podcast Director : Joana Fernandes ; Editor of the official Facebook page : Alexandra Rolo


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