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THE BEST ASIAN SPECULATIVE FICTION Between singing asteroid stations with a secret, and chilling visions of dystopia, between mad sorcerers with an agenda and time-travelling phantoms perplexed by the rules of afterlife, this volume of stories offers a unique sampling of flavours from the infinite breadth of the Asian imagination. If science fiction, horror, and fantasy are the genres you swear by, but miss Asian voices and settings, then this anthology is your oyster. Call these stories speculative, sff, or by any other name, they are really tales well told, and they always take off at a tangent from the big, blustering real. Here the imaginative spirit is aflame, casting a rich lovely light. Tales from sixteen countries of Asia plus the diasporas. Freshly minted, told by seasoned writers and new talent—a smörgåsbord of Asia's finest speculative imagination. The Best Asian Speculative Fiction includes stories by Shweta Taneja, Bae Suah, Priya Sarukkai Chabria, Xu Xi, Eliza Victoria, Eldar Sattarov,  Tunku Halim, Kiran Manral, Soramimi Hanarejima, Mithran Somasundrum, Lijia Zhang, Chris Mooney-Singh, Tan Kaiyi, Timothy Yam, Samim Ahmed, Rochellle Potkar, Joseph Nacino, Carlo Flordeliza among others. (Selected, edited and with an Introduction by Rajat Chaudhuri) 

ISBN: 978-93-86906-52-6
Published by Kitaab (Singapore)
Where to buy: Buy at Kitaab Store
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Review in  SOUTHEAST ASIAN REVIEW OF ENGLISH (DECEMBER 2019) , Malaysia ((ISSN: 0127-046X)) by Agnes S. K. Yeow


Cited in the book `Star Warriors of the Modern Raj' (University of Wales Press) by Sami Ahmad Khan.

Mention in The Hindu. (Shweta Taneja's nomination for French award)

The Best Asian Speculative Fiction was released at Singapore Writers Festival, 2018.

Introduction to the book The Best Asian Speculative Fiction published in Scroll.


Review in The Telegraph


Review in Kitaab magazine

Listed with a notice in Pune Mirror (Times of India)


Press release at Kitaab


Listing in the Internet Speculative Fiction Database 




Book Release and readings at Singapore Writers Festival (9th Nov, 2018)

Book Release and readings at Singapore Writers Festival (9th Nov, 2018)

Book Release and readings at Singapore Writers Festival (9th Nov, 2018)

Book Release and readings at Singapore Writers Festival (9th Nov, 2018)

Audeince at the  book release and readings at Singapore Writers Festival (9th Nov, 2018)


Book Release and readings at Singapore Writers Festival (9th Nov, 2018)

Book Release and readings at Singapore Writers Festival (9th Nov, 2018)

Book Release and readings at Singapore Writers Festival (9th Nov, 2018)


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