|Statement||edited by Dean Francis Alfar & Nikki Alfar.|
|Contributions||Alfar, Dean Francis.|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 2010/00519 (P)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <2-4> ;|
|ISBN 10||9789719343011, 9789719343028, 9789719343035|
|LC Control Number||2010338243|
Presenting an Idea: Philippine Speculative Fiction. It was only around that the idea of Philippine Speculative Fiction was first given life, when Dean Francis Alfar made a call for stories for an anthology focused on these stories even as a lone publisher Kenneth Yu wanted to spread the joy of reading. Last Aug we had such a fun and insightful conversation with the Father of Philippine Speculative Fiction, Dean Francis Alfar, as part of Local Lit Fest ! Here are just a few bits and pieces of our chat. If you missed it, or just want to relive it, read on or watch the video. Follow Fully Booked blog to keep updated on new book releases, book reviews, book events, sales and . Practically every available SF book in the Philippine oeuvre has at least one story that uses it as a trope. In fact, the earliest known Filipino Science Fiction story, In Dean and Nikki Alfar published the first volume of Philippine Speculative Fiction (PSF). Their manifesto was simple. Philippine Speculative Fiction Sampler is a one-shot "virtual anthology" featuring speculative fiction stories in English by Filipino writers. Philippine Speculative Fiction Sampler. Search. Contact us: Send questions, comments, or inquiries to charlesatan[at]gmail[dot]com.
Call for Submissions: ‘Philippine Speculative Fiction 10’ – your atTENtion, please! ‘Philippine Speculative Fiction’ is turning ten this ! Yes, it’s been X years of eXtolling, eXploring, and eXpanding what Filipino writers have done, are doing, and can do in the realms of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and all things betwiXt. Dean Francis Alfar is a fictionist, playwright, and the publisher of the Philippine Speculative Fiction annuals, beginning with the first volume in His fiction has appeared internationally in The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror, Strange Horizons, Rabid Transit: Menagerie, The Apex Book of World SF, and the Exotic Gothic anthologies, among. Dean Francis Alfar (born 2 January ), is a Filipino playwright, novelist and writer of speculative plays have been performed in venues across the country, while his articles and fiction have been published both in his native Philippines and abroad, such as in Strange Horizons, Rabid Transit, The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror and the Exotic Gothic series. Between these covers are the best short stories of fantasy, horror, science fiction, and genres in-between, selected from the first five years of the Philippine Speculative Fiction annuals. Step through the portal and explore worlds old and new and experience the power of the literature of the imagination as crafted by Filipino authors.
Literary journalist, architect and P.H.D. student Sandro Lau, writes a great review of two short story collections — my book The Infinite Library And Other Stories, and This Is How You Walk On The Moon, a collection of Speculative Fiction edited by Patricia . In the past four years, it seems like there’s been a huge boom in this category, whether it’s the appearance of publications like Philippine Speculative Fiction, The Digest of Philippine Genre Stories, and Story Philippines, or the emergence of competitions like the Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards. Book Launch: Philippine Speculative Fiction X. The tenth edition of the annual anthology is already released (digitally): Flipside Amazon Kobo Google Play iTunes Weightless Books Everyone is also invited to the official book launch: Come join us at the Philippine Speculative Fiction X book launch! We’re celebrating the tenth volume of this. Aurealis Award awarded annually for Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror fiction; The Australian/Vogel Literary Award for unpublished manuscripts by writers under the age of 35; Miles Franklin Award for the best Australian published novel or play portraying Australian life in any of its phases; New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards; Patrick White Award.