The Speculative…

The Speculative Literature Foundation is pleased to note that it is contributing funds to support the inclusion of emerging authors in a new anthology of Latino/a science fiction and fantasy, the first of its kind, Latino/a Rising.

From the editor, Matthew Goodwin, "Latino/a science fiction and fantasy may not have had much of an audience in the past, but it certainly does now. There are many Latino/a authors out there who are writing science fiction and fantasy and many more Latino/a fans; this anthology of short stories will be the first to cater to this growing audience. By showing the actual breadth of genres being used by Latino/a authors, the anthology will help change the perception of Latino/a literature. The general category of the anthology is speculative fiction, which includes hard and soft science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, utopian and dystopian fiction, post-apocalyptic fiction, and alternate histories. Publishers and fans are increasingly open to multiethnic science fiction and fantasy and so this anthology will enrich the landscape with new perspectives."

To learn more about Latino/a Rising, please visit http:// www.latinospeculativefiction.com/ .

To learn more about the Speculative Literature Foundation, please visit http://www.speculativeliterature.org/ .

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