Skip to main content
Outdated Browser

For the best experience using our website, we recommend upgrading your browser to a newer version or switching to a supported browser.

More Information


Rachel Cordasco

Portrait of translator Rachel Cordasco

Rachel Cordasco

Rachel Cordasco has a PhD in literary studies and founded the website in 2016. She regularly writes reviews for World Literature Today and Strange Horizons, and translates Italian speculative fiction. Rachel’s book Out of This World: Speculative Fiction in Translation from the Cold War to the New Millennium is out from the University of Illinois Press.

Articles by Rachel Cordasco

A glowing diamond with light radiating from it
Photo by kirklai on Unsplash
We Need More Speculative Fiction in Translation
By Rachel Cordasco
Despite this recent wave of SFT, there are still a number of barriers preventing more of it from going mainstream in the Anglophone world.
Italian Speculative Microfiction in Translation: Three Writers
By Rachel Cordasco
Speculative fiction is alive and well in Italy.
Translated from Italian