The fourth volume in our popular World SF series is slated to be released August 25th. Edited by Mahvesh Murad, with Lavie Tidhar as the series editor, The Apex Book of World SF 4 promises to bring us voices from every corner of the globe. (To find out more about Mahvesh and how she came to edit the fourth volume, read the interview we did with her back in February.)

I'm sure many of you are wondering who are the authors that will have stories in the new volume.

August 25th is so far away! We can’t possibly make you wait that long to find out.

And we won’t.

With no further ado, here is the list of authors appearing in The Apex Book of World SF 4.

  • Vajra Chandrasekera (Sri Lanka)
  • Yukimi Ogawa (Japan)
  • Zen Cho (Malaysia)
  • Shimon Adaf (Israel)
  • Celeste Rita Baker (Virgin Islands)
  • Nene Ormes - translation by Lisa J Isaksson and Nene Ormes (Sweden)
  • JY Yang (Singapore)
  • Isabel Yap (Philippines)
  • Usman T Malik (Pakistan)
  • Kuzhali Manickavel (India)
  • Elana Gomel (Israel)
  • Haralambi Markov (Bulgaria)
  • Sabrina Huang - translation by Jeremy Tiang (Taiwan)
  • Sathya Stone (Sri Lanka)
  • Johann Thorsson (Iceland)
  • Dilman Dila (Uganda)
  • Swabir Silayi (Kenya)
  • Deepak Unnikrishnan (The Emirates)
  • Chinelo Onwualu (Nigeria)
  • Saad Hossain (Bangaldesh)
  • Bernardo Fernández (Mexico)
  • Natalia Theodoridou (Greece)
  • Samuel Marolla - translation by Andrew Tanzi (Italy)
  • Julie Novakova (Czech Republic)
  • Thomas Olde Heuvelt - translation by Laura Vroomen (Netherlands)
  • Sese Yane (Kenya)
  • Tang Fei - translation by John Chu (China)
  • Rocio Rincon - translation by James and Marian Womack (Spain)

Mahvesh Murad and Lavie Tidhar have brought together 28 authors to create one amazing anthology.

Keep an eye out for more updates on The Apex Book of World SF 4. August 25th will be here before you know it and things are moving quickly. There will be a cover and ToC reveal, interviews with many of the contributing authors, and some exciting news concerning the first three books in the series. Preorders will open soon!