Issue 177 – June 2021

Podcast, Original Fiction

Embracing the Movement


Our seventh podcast for June is “Embracing the Movement” written by Cristina Jurado, translated by Sue Burke, and read by Kate Baker.

Author profile

Cristina Jurado is a bilingual author, editor and translator of speculative fiction. In 2019 she became the first female writer to win the Best Novel Ignotus Award (Spain’s Hugo Award) for Bionautas. Her recent fiction includes the novella CloroFilia and her collection of stories Alphaland. Since 2015 she runs the Spanish multi-awarded magazine SuperSonic. In 2020 she was distinguished as Europe’s Best SF Promoter Award and started to work as a contributor of the bilingual quarterly Constelación magazine.

Author profile

Sue Burke is the author of the science fiction novels Semiosis, Interference, and Immunity Index. In addition, she’s published short stories, poetry, journalism, and essays. She&srquo;s also a translator, working from Spanish into English, for such writers as Angélica Gorodischer, Maria Antónia Marti Escayol, Sofia Rhei, Josué Ramos, Juan Manuel Santiago, Eduardo Vaquerizo, and Cristina Jurado. She’s currently in Chicago but had the pleasure of living in Spain from 2000 to 2016.

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