Foreign Language Collections

My English short fiction collection, The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories (which includes a brand new story not published elsewhere), was published in 2015 by Saga Press in North America, and by Head of Zeus worldwide.

The following are foreign language collections.

Chinese

My first Chinese collection (《爱的算法》) is from SFW Publishing, September 2012. It includes the following stories translated by 陶若华 and others:

  • 迦太基玫瑰 Carthaginian Rose
  • 奇点遗民 Staying Behind
  • 全都在别处,大群的驯鹿 Altogether Elsewhere, Vast Herds of Reindeer
  • 幻影 Simulacrum
  • 单比特错误 Single-Bit Error
  • 结绳记事 Tying Knots
  • 艺术大师 Real Artists
  • 机器人护工 The Caretaker
  • 天籁之音 Music of the Spheres
  • 生活的负担 You’ll Always Have the Burden With You
  • 访客 The Visit
  • 爱的算法 The Algorithms for Love
  • 手中纸 心中爱 The Paper Menagerie

My second Chinese collection (《思维的形状》) is from Tsinghua University Press, November 2014. It includes the following stories translated by 耿辉、夏笳、吴霜、余有群、罗妍莉:

  • 思维的形状 The Shape of Thought
  • 涅槃 State Change
  • 麦克斯韦之灵 Maxwell’s Demon
  • 发条士兵 The Clockwork Soldier
  • 纱蝉 Gossamer
  • 拟态植物 The Plantimal (with Mike Resnick)
  • 广告御免 Ad Block
  • 解枷神灵 The Gods Will Not Be Chained
  • 重生 The Reborn
  • 第 14 课 :关于事件隐形装置及其实际运用的思考 Lecture 14: Concerning the Event Cloaking Device and Practical Applications Thereof
  • 纪录片 :终结历史之人 The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary

My third Chinese collection (《杀敌算法》) is from SFW Publishing, March 2015. It includes the following stories translated by 萧傲然 and others:

  • 物哀 Mono no aware
  • 讯息 The Message
  • 弧 Arc
  • 星球钻探 Drilling
  • mMod
  • 宇宙智慧生物制作书籍掠影 The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species
  • 可数集 The Countable
  • 贝利星人 The People of Pele
  • 先知 The Oracle
  • 人之涛 The Waves
  • 杀敌算法 In the Loop
  • 人生百味 All the Flavors

Japanese

My first Japanese collection (紙の動物園) is from Hayakawa, edited by 古沢嘉通 (Yoshimichi Furusawa), April 2015. Winner of the 2016 Japanese Twitter Literature Award, it includes the following stories:

  • The Paper Menagerie
  • Good Hunting
  • Single-Bit Error
  • Arc
  • Tying Knots
  • Mono No Aware
  • A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel
  • The Waves
  • The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species
  • To the Moon
  • The Five Elements of the Heart Mind
  • The Tides
  • Algorithms for Love
  • The Literomancer
  • Altogether Elsewhere, Vast Herds of Reindeer

Hayakawa is planning a second Japanese collection in April of 2017, which will include the following stories:

  • Knotting Grass, Holding Ring
  • The Long Haul: From the Annals of Transportation, The Pacific Monthly, May 2009
  • Presence
  • The Ussuri Bear
  • Cassandra
  • The Regular
  • In the Loop
  • State Change
  • The Perfect Match
  • Simulacrum
  • An Advanced Reader’s Picture Book of Comparative Cognition
  • All the Flavors
  • The Litigation Master and the Monkey King
  • Memories of My Mother
  • You’ll Always Have the Burden With You
  • Staying Behind

French

My French collection, La Ménagerie de papier is from Editions du Bélial and Quarante-Deux, edited by Ellen Herzfeld and Dominique Martel, translated by Pierre-Paul Durastanti, April 2015. Winner of the 2016 Grand Prix de L’Imaignaire, it includes the following stories:

  • Reborn
  • The Shape of Thought
  • Arc
  • Single-Bit Error
  • The Algorithms for Love
  • The Oracle
  • The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species
  • Nova Verba, Mundus Novus
  • Mono no aware
  • The People of Pele
  • The Waves
  • Dear Emily
  • The Perfect Match
  • The Journal
  • The Litigatrix
  • The MSG Golem
  • Before and After
  • The Plague
  • The Paper Menagerie

Spanish

My Spanish collection, El zoo de papel y otros relatos which contains the same stories as the English collection, was translated by María Pilar San Román and published by Alianza Runas in April 2017.


Korean

My Korean collection, to be published by Cheongmirae, will include the following stories:

  • The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species
  • The Perfect Match
  • Good Hunting
  • The Literomancer
  • The Paper Menagerie
  • An Advanced Reader’s Picture Book of Comparative Cognition
  • The Waves
  • Mono no aware
  • A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel
  • The Litigation Master and the Monkey King

Russian

My Russian collection will be published by AST. More details TBA.


Hungarian

My Hungarian collection will be pbulished by Agave Könyvek. More details TBA.