The MOSF Journal of Science Fiction, sponsored by the Museum of Science Fiction in Washington, D.C. has published their latest issue online, with a particular focus on Middle Eastern Science Fiction.
They are open for submissions through January 31, 2021.
This is where M. Asli Dukan has arrived in her own work, as she moves away from the label of Afrofuturism towards a more unifying vision, what she has started to call “abolitionist futurisms.”
"His daughter, Reham Farouk, announced that he had died of a heart attack."
"Before that, I had read the Arabic translation of the Goosebumps novels, and I knew that I loved horror fiction, but for me this was better -- maybe it was the Egyptian environment, characters, and atmosphere that made it familiar and yet outlandish."
"When Rifaat Ismail died in the novellas, it caused a sensation on the internet. Fans on social media websites made a de facto protest march online, complaining that the man still had plenty of life in him and that the author should have kept him going for at least another 10 years."
"So he tore up the manuscript and decided to start again. In my opinion, it was the best decision he could’ve made, as the resulting novel was a masterpiece."
Today, Netflix is releasing the series Paranormal, based on the ما وراء الطبيعة books by beloved Egyptian novelist Ahmed Khaled Tawfik. We look back at the man (1962-2018) and the impact his books had on young readers.
Tonight it’s the end of the world.
Literary events honoring and hosted by Saudi Arabia attract perhaps the most objections from authors and publishers.
"I’m very interested in the manipulation of temporality -- or rather, as I’ve suggested, time-space configuration -- that we see in Palestinian SF across different media."
"We value expanding our perceptions, whether through reading narratives or poems from under-represented groups, or through you sharing insight. We are open to unusual yet readable styles, inventive structures and narratives, and works that address political issues in complex and nuanced ways, resisting oversimplification."