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May 2020 ISSUE

The Language Sheath

This episode features “The Language Sheath” written by Regina Kanyu Wang and translated by Emily Jin and Regina Kanyu Wang. Originally published in Chinese in Harvest: A Literary Bimonthly. Published in the May 2020 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker.

The text version of this story can be found at:
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/wang_05_20

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May 2020 ISSUE

The Language Sheath

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Shall I go ahead? The recorder is on? All right, let me begin.
My name is Ilsa. I’m honored to have this job, acting as the sole sampling subject for Babel’s planned Kemorean language sheath. Honestly, I wasn’t surprised that they chose me. Let’s just say that I knew I would get it. You may not [...]

May 2018 ISSUE

Another Word: Chinese Science Fiction Going Abroad—A Brief History of Translation

Readers who pay attention to science fiction in translation may have noticed a steady growth of the number of works written in Chinese and translated into other languages in recent years. An ongoing collaboration that started in 2015 between Clarkesworld Magazine and Storycom continues to make a significant contribution in presenting over thirty Chinese science [...]