Saturday, November 8, 2008

Free fiction: Some English fiction from Finland

Jeff VanderMeer, in his roundup of Finnish fanzines, lists 3 downloadable issues of 2 different zines containing fiction in English:

  1. Usva: "a webzine publishing speculative fiction (fantasy, science fiction, horror stories, mainstream prose with a speculative twist) - short stories, poetry, articles, photos and illustrations." 2006 & 2007 International Issues are in English (pdf files). A lot more fiction in Finnish is also available at the site.
  2. Kosmoskynä: "published by Finnish Science Fiction Writers Association." Cosmos Pen English special edition (pdf) includes one short story.
Other zines in his roundup include more fiction, but in Finnish.