Xueting Christine Ni has translated 13 Chinese science fiction short stories for her new book. “There is now a mushrooming, an explosion of Chinese science fiction,” she says.
Xueting Christine Ni has translated 13 Chinese science fiction short stories for her new book. “There is now a mushrooming, an explosion of Chinese science fiction,” she says.

Chinese science fiction’s diversity celebrated in stories of zombie apocalypse, migration in space and AI-human interaction translated into English

  • ‘There are lots of writers out there who aren’t getting read in English – and should be,’ says Xueting Christine Ni, who has translated 13 short stories
  • Among them are tales by new authors such as A Que, with a comic zombie apocalypse story, and established ones such as Ma Boyong and Wang Jinkang

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Xueting Christine Ni has translated 13 Chinese science fiction short stories for her new book. “There is now a mushrooming, an explosion of Chinese science fiction,” she says.
Xueting Christine Ni has translated 13 Chinese science fiction short stories for her new book. “There is now a mushrooming, an explosion of Chinese science fiction,” she says.

Corrected [11:42am, 8 Dec, 2021]

  • [11:42am, 8 Dec, 2021]

    A caption stated incorrectly that Han Song contributed short story "Qiankun and Alex" to Sinopticon: A Celebration of Chinese Science Fiction.

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