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Ondjaki

Pseudonym of Angolan author Ndalu de Almeida (1977-    ), variously from the age of sixteen in Portugal and Brazil; active from around 2000. He is of sf interest (see Afrofuturism) for Os transparentes (2012; trans Stephen Henigah as Transparent City 2018), transfiguringly set in Near Future Luanda, which through governmental obliviousness and private-enterprise greed for oil has ...

Jeury, Michel

(1934-2015) French author whose apprentice sf in the 1960s was written as by Albert Higon (a pseudonym he used occasionally in later decades as well); his first novel under his own name, Le temps incertain (1973; trans Maxim Jakubowski as Chronolysis 1980), very clearly evokes the world and methods of Philip K Dick in a Changewar plot that pits agents from a fascist ...

Yukikaze

Japanese Original Video Animation (OVA) (2002-2005; original title Sentō Yōsei Yukikaze; vt Battle Fairy Yukikaze). Gonzo. Based on the novels by Chohei Kanbayashi. Directed by Masahiko Ōkura. Written by Seiji Kio, Masahiko Ōkura, Masashi Sogo, Yumi Tada, Hiroshi Yamaguchi and Ikuto Yamashita. Voice cast includes Yōko Asagami, Masako Ikeda, Jōji Nakata, Masato Sakai and Miho Yamada. Five 28- to 48-minute ...

Kubilius, Walter

(1918-1993) US editor and author involved in American Fandom from as early as 1932, when he was a founder member of the Edison Science Club; by the end of the 1930s, after serving on the committee that created the first Worldcon in 1939, he helped form the Futurians, an activist club several of whose members became influential figures in the genre, as recorded by Damon Knight ...

Macleod, Joseph Gordon

(1903-1984) UK barrister, poet, broadcaster and author, whose sf Satire, Overture to Cambridge: A Satirical Story (1936), based on his own unpublished play, eschews the Modernist bent of his poetry in its unpacking of the vision of a Utopian Britain – based insecurely on the writings of Aldous Huxley – that comes to a revolutionary orator in ...

Clute, John

(1940-    ) Canadian critic, editor and author, in the UK from 1969; married to Judith Clute from 1964, partner of Elizabeth Hand since 1996. His first professional publication was the long sf-tinged poem "Carcajou Lament" (Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959] Triquarterly), though he only began publishing sf reviews in 1964 and sf proper with "A Man Must Die" in New Worlds for ...



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