the big sky library of asian speculative fiction

Activities

May 2024

•  Added:  Hana Lee  |  Amal Singh

•  Provided the ISFDB with  publication details for four stories in Kim Fu's collection Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century, 2022.


November 2023

•  Added:  Masako Bandō  |  Gregory Casparian  |  Vinson Compestine  |  Ying Chang Compestine  |  Grace P. Fong  |  Paul R. Hardy  |  

Yume Kitasei  |  Yukio Mishima  |  Kiyash Monsef  |  Linh S. Nguyễn  |  David R. Packer  |  Norman Spinrad  |  Aparna Verma  |  An Yu  |  

Deeba Zargarpur

•  Major updates for Isaac Asimov and Tao Wong.


October 2023

•  Added:  Linda Cheng  |  Sarah Mlynowski  |  Sarah Suk  |  Andrea Tang


September 2023

•  Added:  Aroosa Kanwal  |  Em X. Liu  |  Shazia Sadaf  |  Manjula Padmanabhan


August 2023

•  All books in Bang Saphan, Thailand, given sealed plastic sleeves to prevent damage from humidity (and critters), and put in black storage crates.

•  Determined the genre contents of Zurairi AR’s 2014 anthology Lost in Putrajaya.


July 2023

•  Provided e-mail correspondent Pei Meng with photographic copies of the English translation of Chart Korbjitti’s story ‘The Personal Knife’, that

   he could compare with its Chinese translation.

•  Link to the Big Sky Library added to Ansible's SF/Fan Resources.

•  Added:  Ken Bebelle  |  Jinwoo Chong  |  Zain Khalid  |  Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi  |  Julia Vee


June 2023

•  Added:  A. Y. Chao  |  Ai Jiang  |  Karen An-hwei Lee  |  Wu Ming-yi


May 2023

•  Added:  Siddhartha Deb


April 2023

•  Added:  Subodhana Wijeyeratne


March 2023

•  Added:  David Young


February 2023

•  Added:  Deepa Anappara  |  Hiro Arikawa  |  Sally Feng  |  Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky  |  Trang Thanh Tran


January 2023

•  Added:  Coco Ma  |  Peter J. White


December 2022

•  Added:  Chingiz Aitmatov  |  Zamil Akhtar  |  Michael Atamanov  |  Kathrina Mohn Daud  |  Shawn Edrei  |  C. H. Hung  |  

Hasan Azizul Huq  |  Yuba Isukari  |  Celeste Lim  |  Hitoshi Ône  |  M. Hüsnü Özkurt


November 2022

•  Added:  Asahi Akisaka  |  David B. Bond  |  Maria Dong  |  Arata Kanoh  |  Naruki Nagakawa  |  Sonia Nimr  |  Hideaki Sena  |  

Makoto Shinkai  |  Christina Soontornvat  |  Jeremy Szal  |  Mizuki Tsujimura


October 2022

•  Added:  Traci Chee  |  Vida Cruz-Borja  |  Cho Nam-Joo  |  Anjum N. Choudhury  |  Jennifer Hayashi Danns  |  Mohammed Hanif  |  

Richard Kadrey  |  Shehan Karunatilaka  |  Akil Kumarasamy  |  Ann Liang  |  Celeste Ng  | Hoa Pham  |  Mikhail Shishkin  |  

Eli K. P. William  |  Amélie Wen Zhao


September 2022

•  Added:  Olesya Sanlikova Gilmore  |  Jemimah Jonah  |  Alexander Kazantsev  |  Easterine Kire  |  Kritika H. Rao  |  Teo Xue Shen  |  

Tham Cheng-E  | Dustin Thao  |  Catherine Yu


July 2022

•  Added:  Janet Asimov  |  Michael Dante DiMartino  |  Chōhei Kambayashi  |  Victor Manibo  |  James Han Mattson  |  

Shameez Patel Papathanasiou


June 2022

•  Added:  Saara El-Arifi  |  Vanessa Fogg  |  Judith Huang  |  Ayn Rand


May 2022

•  Added:  Chelsea Abdullah  |  Ginger Yifan Chen  |  Uri Dan  |  Erin Hoffman  |  Tabish Khair  |  Peter Mann  |  Alex Shvartsman  |  

Tian Wang  |  Wu Cheng’en


April 2022

•  Added:  Debashis Bandyopadhyay  |  Eric Choi  |  Ahn Do-hyun  |  Priya Sarukkai Chabria  |  Steven Cooper  |  Robert A. Heinlein  |  Angela Mi Young Hur  |  Lavanya Lakshminarayan  |  Tom Lin  |  Karan Mahajan  |  J. Pal  |  Y. M. Pang  |  Darcy Tamayose  |  Vauhini Vara  |  Eliza Victoria


March 2022

•  Added:  Judy I. Lin  |  Vladimir Obruchev  |  Emily X. R. Pan


February 2022

•  Link to the Big Sky Library added to the Chinese SF Database’s Resources page.

•  Added:  A. Ahad  |  Vassily Aksyonov  |  Jeremy Bai  |  Kylie Lee Baker  |  Fyodor Dostoyevsky  |  Yuri Kapralov  |  Lori M. Lee  |  

Vanessa Len  |  Vladimir Mikhanovsky  |  Vaishnavi Patel  |  Alexander Pushkin  |  Anjali Sachdeva  |  Oshikawa Shunrō  |  Yihan Sim  |

Kevin Martens Wong  |  Nicholas Yong  |  Sergei Zhemaitis


January 2022

•  Added:  Alexandr Abramov  |  Sergei Abramov  |  Ruskin Bond  |  Kim Fu  |  Gayatri Gill  |  Sergey Mavrodi  |  Golda Mowe  |  

Mitra Phukan  |  Hye-young Pyun  |  Sheung-King

•  Sixteen titles bought from the library of Marc de Faoite in Malaysia and shipped to Thailand.


December 2021

•  Added:  Nukila Amal  |  Tanvi Berwah  |  Louis Bulaong  | Jessamine Chan  |  Igor Goriatchev  |  Craig Hamilton  |  K. T. Hanna  |  

Saiswaroopa Iyer  |  Meng Jin  |  Lu Huiyi  |  Sōseki Natsume  |  Arkady Strugatsky  |  Boris Strugatsky  |  Anittha Thanabalan  |  

W. B. J. Williams


November 2021

•  Added:  Shokoofeh Azar  |  Stephen J. Carter  |  Gina Chen  |  Haris A. Durrani  |  Maria Galina  |  Joel Donato Ching Jacob  |  

Andrew Lee  | Fonda Lee  |  Ken MacLeod  |  Tahereh Mafi  |  Tashan Mehta  |  Sayaka Murata  |  London Shah  |  Adam Stemple  |  

J. D. Villines  |  Khan Wong  |  Jane Yolen


October 2021

•  Added:  Emma Mieko Candon  |  Naomi Ishiguro  |  Jing Jiang  |  Matsuda Aoko  |  S. J. Sindu |  Kazuaki Takano


September 2021

•  Added:  Ryka Aoki  |  Ven Begamudré  |  Lawrence Block  |  Rivka Galchen  |  Hwang Jungeun  |  Daphne Lee  |  Kai-Fu Lee  |

Pramoedya Ananta Toer  |  Simon Winchester


August 2021

•  Added:  Sage Alfar  |  Lokenath Bhattacharya  |  Jasbinder Bilan  |  Takuji Ichikawa  |  Joshua Kam  |  Minsoo Kang  |   Sōshi Kawasaki  |

Sami Ahmad Khan  |  Tsugiko Kubo  |  M. J. Kuhn  |  S. Qiouyi Lu  |  Thomas Mann  |  A. G. Marshall  |  Saleema Nawaz  |  

E. Hoffmann Price  |  Amanda Sun  |  Steven Sy  |  Rabi Thapa  |  Wang Jinkang  |  Yudhanjaya Wijeratne  |  Nao-Cola Yamazaki  |  Mimi Yu


July 2021

•  Added:  Anthony Abbot  |  Nadia Afifi  |  Robert Asprin  |  Tanaz Bhathena  |  Gautam Bhatia  |  Chang Shi-Kuo  |  Terence Chua  |  

Sunyi Dean  |  Han Song  |  Hiromi Kawakami  |  Jamie Marina Lau  |  Claire Light  |  Sarah Lin  |  Eto Mori  |  Indra Soundar Rajan  |  

Akshaya Raman  |  Harry Roskolenko  |  Lucius Shepard  |  Peng Shepherd  |  George Takei  |  Sue Lynn Tan  |  Katie Tsang  |  Kevin Tsang  |  M. G. Vassanji


June 2021

•  Added:  Achmed Abdullah  |  Olivia Chadha  |  Cherrie Lalnunziri Chhangte  |  Richard Z. Chesnoff  |  Julie C. Dao  |  Osamu Dazai  |

Kanakaambaram Emden |  Doungjai Gam  |  Joan He  |  Hwang Sok-yong  |  S. F. Khan  |  Edward Klein  |  Urvashi Kuhad  |

Robert Littell  |  Marjorie M. Liu  |  Isai Lukodyanov  |  Sangu Mandanna  |  Zoe Hana Mikuta  |  Misba  |  Shirshendhu Mukhopadhyay  |  

Sequoia Nagamatsu  |  Lena Nguyen  |  Axie Oh  |  Norman Erikson Pasaribu |  Marija Sreš  |  June CL Tan  |  Swati Teerdhala  |  

Evgeny Voiskunsky  |  Taichi Yamada  |  Yan Ge


May 2021

•  Added:  Karen L. Abrahamson  |  Bae Myung-hoon  |  K-Ming Chang  |  Chang Yu-Ko  |  Chi Ta-wei  |  Bora Chung  |  Sarina Dahlan  |  

Sayantani DasGupta  |  Iona Datt Sharma  |  Vishwesh Desai  |  Van Hoang  |  Zeyn Joukhadar  |  Yukako Kabei  |  Kim Bo-Young  |  

Y. S. Lee  |  Ling Ma  |  Dem Mikhailov  |  Hiroshi Mori  |  Anya Ow  |  Shelley Parker-Chan  |  D. F. Pellegrino  |  Robert Silverberg  |  

Manil Suri  |  Nagaru Tanigawa  |  Luther Tsai  |  Nury Vittachi  |  Othman Wok  |  Yan Leisheng  |  David Yoon  |  Katie Zhao  |  

Xiran Jay Zhao


March – April 2021

•  Added:  Rumaan Alam  |  Janella Angeles  |  Ken Asamatsu   |  Asaf Ashery  |  Suparno Banerjee  |  Yaroslav Barsukov  |  

Isidor Baumgartl  |  J. Furcifer Bhairav  |  Choi Jin-Young  |  Chuah Gaut Eng  |  Rin Chupeco  |  Arthur C. Clarke  |  

Jörg Matthias Determann  |  Tutu Dutta  |  Moris Farhi  |  Chloe Gong  |  Suffian Hakim  |  Julie Kagawa  |  Rakesh Khanna  |  

Lucy Bedoya Maire  |  Premendra Mitra  |  Hari Kumar Nair  |  Natasha Pulley  |  Dilip M. Salwi  |  Anna Starobinets  |  Jocelyn Suarez  |  Izumi Suzuki  |  Abram Tertz


May 2020 – February 2021

•  Added:  Ibraheem Abbas  |  Lloyd Alexander  |  Ibtisam Azem  |  Yasser Bahjatt  |  Daniel M. Bensen  |  Christopher Bolton  |  

Dmitry Bykov  |  Ian Campbell   |  Seo-Young Chu  |  Peter Cooper  |  Jamila Gavin  |  Gary Gibson  |  Ben Jeapes  |  Hao Jingfang  |  

Oleg Kashin  |  Leo Kassil  |  Yasunari Kawabata   |  Victor Kolupaev  | Krishan Kumar  |  Gengen Kusano  |  Suniti Namjoshi  |  

Justin Newland  |  Noriko Ogiwara  |  Adam Roberts  |  Gareth Rubin  |  Matt Ruff  |  Carl Sagan  |  Walter Smyrniw  |  Tatsumi Takayuki   |  

Motoko Tanaka  |  Shveta Thakrar  |  Wang Lixiong  |  Robert Westall  |  Tao Wong  |   Daryl Qilin Yam


April 2020

•  Added:  Alexander Beliaev  |  Dmitri Bilenkin  |  Alexander Bogdanov  |  Mikhail Bulgakov  |  Kyrill Bulychev  |  Seema Chatterjee  |  

Iver P. Cooper  |  J. A. E. Curtis  |  Mikhail Emtsev  |  Eric Flint  |  Alexander Grin  |  Donald M. Hassler  |  Huang Fan  |  Alma Katsu  |  

Larissa Lai  |  Premee Mohamed  |  Vladimir Nabokov  |  Eremei Parnov  |  Sunil Patel  |  Victor Pelevin  |  Vladimir Savchenko  |  

Vadim Shefner  |  Vladimir Sorokin  |  Alexei N. Tolstoy  |  William F. Touponce  |  Peter Ustinov  |  Gourgen Yanikian  |  Yevgeny Zamyatin


March 2020

•  Added:  Lawrence Block  |  Nadia Bulkin  |  Mike Chen  |  Amal El-Mohtar  |  Jean Fiedler  |  James E. Gunn    Rob J. Hayes  |    Gish Jen  |  

Jim Mele  |  T. R. Napper  |  Alec Nevala-Lee  |  Natasha Ngan  |  Joseph F. Patrouch, Jr.  |  Barry Sadler  |  Elizabeth Ann Scarborough  |  

D. A. Xiaolin Spires  |  Paul Zacharia


February 2020

•  Added:  Vadim Babenko  |  Ashok K. Banker  |  Raven Bond  |  Maya Chhabra  |  Samuel Dharmendar  |  Marina Dyachenko  |  

Sergey Dyachenko  |  Taruho Inagaki  |  J. V. Jayakumar  |  Dr. Kanchan Joshi  |  Kim Man-jung  |  Kim Un-su |  Eyal Kless  |  

Sarah Kuhn  |  Mary Soon Lee  |  Rati Mehrotra  |  Trailokyanath Mukhopadhyay  |  Gina B. Nahai  |  Yukimi Ogawa  |  Masatsugu Ono  |  

Bibhu Datta Rout |  Tina Sadhwani   |  Elif Shafak  |  Charu Singh  |  Tasha Suri  |  Kōshū Tani  |  Kanishk Tharoor  |  Nghi Vo  |  

Peter Ward |  Xia Jia


December 2019 – January 2020

•  Added:  Abhisek Basu  |  Ian Rosales Casocot  |  Vikram Chandra  |  Jessica Faleiro  |  Nathaniel Isaacson  |  Toshikazu Kawaguchi  |  

Yūsaku Kitano  |  Chart Korbjitti  |  Larry Lefkowitz  |  Taku Mayumura  |  Ramesh Menon  |  Mimi Mondal  |  Özgür Mumcu  |  

Jessica Amanda Salmonson  |  Abra Staffin-Wiebe  |  Su Wei  |  Bobby Sun  |  Greg van Eekhout  |  Tamara Vardomskaya  |  Yu Miri


November 2019

•  Added:  Akashsiddarth  |  Akira  |  Avakkai & Chukka  |  Arpit Bakshi  |  Ratnakar D. Bhelkar  |  Rimi B. Chatterjee  |  

Minakshi Chaudhry  |  Rashmi Ruth Devadasan  |  Neil D'Silva  |  Anshul Dupare  |  Naveen Durgaraju  |  Himanshu Goel  |  Nikolai Gogol  |  

Nanda Guruswamy  |  Vsevolod Ivanov  |  Mark Jacobson  |  Walter Koenig  |  Uma Krishnaswami  |  Yumiko Kurahashi |  

John P. Logsdon  |  Avikshit Mathur  |   Satori Minamoto  |  Mary Anne Mohanraj  |  Vishwas Mudagal  |  Ni’imi Nankichi  |  Sarthak Nayak  |  

P. S. Nissim  |  Chandradip Paitandi  |  Victor Pelevin  |  Robert G. Price  |  S. F. Said  |  Deepak Sharma  |  Noah K. Sturdevant


October 2019

•  Added:  Paddy Chayefsky  |  Curtis C. Chen  |  Da Chen  |  Kat Cho  |  Yangsze Choo  |  Ctein  |  Marc de Faoite  |  Sachin Dev  |  

Howard Fast  |  Elana Gomel  |  Laxmi Hariharan  |  Sadegh Hedayat  |  Shinichi Hoshi  |  Jin Yong  |  Isa Kamari  |  Ahmed A. Khan  |  

Cassandra Khaw  |  Garry Kilworth  |  Sakyo Komatsu  |  EeLeen Lee  |  Delos W. Lovelace  |  Jeannette Ng  |  Hadi M. Nor  |  

K. Arsenault Rivera  |  Karissa Sakumoto  |  John Sandford  |  Jayaprakash Satyamurthy  |  Lucius Shepard  |  Dan Simmons  |  

Sunny Singh  |  M. H. Thaung  |  Yasutaka Tsutsui  |  Juza Unno  |  Ken Warner  |  Dr. Alan Wu, Ph.D  |  F. C. Yee


September 2019

•  Added:  Renée Ahdieh  |  Hanna Alkaf  |  Hafsah Faisal  |  Jim Al-Khalili  |  Peter S. Beagle  |  Elsie Chapman  |  Roshani Chokshi  |  

S. B. Divya  |  Alan Dean Foster  |  J. J. Green  |  Tobi Hirotaka  |  Saad Z. Hossain  |  S. L. Huang  |  Guy Gavriel Kay  |  Kumar L.  |  

Elizabeth Lim  |  Rosemary Lim  |  Jack London  |  Usman T. Malik  |  Manipadma  |  Kelly Matsuura  |  Gauri Mittal  |  Kenji Miyazawa  |  

Akiyuki Nosaka  |  Ellen Oh  |  Shreedher Priyan  |  Aisha Saeed  |  Priya Sharma  | David Stacton  |  Sabaa Tahir  |  Hanya Yanagihara  |  

Yu Hua