Roanne L. Kantor: Argentina

In the last issue, I spoke with Danish translator Martin Aitken. This time I turn to Argentina and translator Roanne L. Kantor. Her translation of Juan José Saer’s The One Before publishes with Open Letter this month. Read Ryan C. Corder’s review of this...

Burning Down: An Interview with Andrew Ervin

I spoke with Andrew Ervin recently about his forthcoming novel, Burning Down George Orwell’s House. His first book, Extraordinary Renditions, a collection of three novellas, is a reader’s delight. Ervin grew up in the Philadelphia suburbs and has lived in...

Translator’s Cut: Martin Aitken (Denmark)

K.E. Semmel talks to Martin Aitken about translating and the urge to create   As an independent translator, I am interested in the art of literary translation. Translators invigorate our reading lives: Without them there would be no world literature. And yet,...

Editor’s Note

In 2002, SFWP publisher Andrew Gifford started the first iteration of the SFWP Journal. During the course of the next thirteen years, the journal published 361 stories by a large number of writers—almost all of whom were, at the time, un-established—on a mostly...