INS8 Excerpt #2: ‘King Anisika’ by Tetsuya Sato & Toshiya Kamei (translator)

  This second excerpt from 'Castles & Kimono' is from Japanese SFF author, Tetsuya Sato. Translated by Toshiya Kamei, it's a traditional-style Japanese piece and I'm proud to include it in the anthology. There was a short write-up about Tetsuya's story on the Japanese site Virtual Gorilla Plus recently  (in Japanese only): https://virtualgorillaplus.com/nobel/king-anisika-insignia/    'KING... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: HEATHER EWINGS

Next in our Author Spotlight series is one of Insignia's original contributors, Heather Ewings! Heather Ewings (whose story Kitsune was published in Insignia Vol. 1 under the name Heather Jensen) is an Australian author of speculative fiction. She has a MA in History, and a fascination with myth and folklore. Aside from Insignia, Heather’s work... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: KELLY MATSUURA

Continuing our Author Spotlight series, I'd like to share my own interview this week! (Excuse the following use of third-person...)     Kelly Matsuura grew up in Victoria, Australia, but always dreamed she would live abroad.  She has lived in northern China, Michigan in the US, and over ten years in Nagoya, Japan, where she... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: ANITA GOVEAS

Happy September everyone! Continuing our Author Spotlight series, let me introduce UK writer, Anita Goveas. Anita Goveas is British-Asian, based in London, and fueled by strong coffee and paneer jalfrezi. She was first published in the 2016 London Short Story Prize anthology, most recently in  Lost Balloon, Terse and JMWW. She’s on the editorial team at... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: MARY SOON LEE

  Today we bring you a second author interview, with new contributor, Mary Soon Lee. We are all passionate, cross-genre writers who love Asian cultures and stories. Get to know us a little better through our Answers to 20/25 Questions challenge! ~~~ Mary Soon Lee was born and raised in London, but now lives in... Continue Reading →

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