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Solaris to publish Sinopticon – New Chinese Science Fiction, a stunning new anthology

Solaris are proud to announce the publication of Sinopticon – New Chinese Science Fiction, an anthology of Chinese science fiction, translated and edited by Xueting Christine Ni.

Publishing in spring 2021, this collection will bring together some of the best new and established authors in Chinese science fiction, delivering readers an anthology of short stories published for the first time in English.

With subjects ranging through all-powerful AI, mass time travel, and sentient zombies, Xueting Christine Ni has curated a diverse collection of voices from across China. Collecting the future views of award winning authors across age, gender, and backgrounds, Sinopticon is a truly unique anthology.

Editor Michael Rowley acquired World English Rights in the publication.

Authors included:

Anna Wu (Nebula Award Winner)

Gu Shi (Nebula and Galaxy Award Winner)

Zhao Haihong (National Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature and Galaxy Award Winner)

Tang Fei (Author of Call Girl – translated by Ken Liu)

Regina Kanyu Wang (Nebula Award Winner)

Nian Yu (Nebula Award Winner)

Hao Jingfang (Hugo Award Winner)

Wang Jinkang (Galaxy Award Winner)

Ma Boyong (People’s Literature, Zhu ZiQing Prose, and Nebula Award Winner)

Han Song (Galaxy, Nebula, and Tokyo Award Winner)

A Que (Nebula and Galaxy Award Winner)

Jiang Bo (Best Original Science Fiction – China, Galaxy, and Nebula Award Winner)

Bao Shu (Author of Redemption of Time part of the award-winning science fiction saga)

Xueting Christine Ni was born in Guangzhou, during China’s “re-opening to the West”. Having lived in cities across China, she emigrated with her family to Britain at the age of 11, where she continued to be immersed in Chinese culture, alongside her British education, giving her a unique cultural perspective. Xueting has written for the BBC, the Guangdong Art Academy and her first book, From Kuan Yin to Chairman Mao, is published by Weiser Books. Xueting currently lives in the suburbs of London with her partner and their cats, all of whom are learning Chinese.

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