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

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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