Apex Magazine hires Cristina Jurado as international fiction editor.

by on Jul 24, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

As part of our ongoing effort to bring you interesting, diverse fiction, we are pleased to announce that Cristina Jurado will become our international fiction editor starting with our Janaury, 2018 issue!

Per quarter, Cristina will select an original work of fiction that has not been published in a primarily English-speaking country (ie. the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia).

Cristina guest-edited issue 76 of Apex Magazine (an international SF-themed edition).

We can’t wait to read the amazing fiction she picks for us!

Cristina Jurado

Cristina Jurado (Madrid) is a bilingual author and editor who writes in Spanish and English. She studied Advertising at the Universidad de Sevilla (Spain) and holds a Master’s degree in Rhetoric from Northwestern University (USA). Writing science fiction, horror, and other genres she has contributed to several anthologies and fanzines such as Retrofuturismos. Antología Steampunk (Ediciones Nevsky; available in English translation in The Best of Spanish Steampunk), Crónica de Tinieblas (Sportula), Los Irregulares (Cazador de Ratas), Retrofuturo (Cazador de Ratas) and Cuentos desde el Otro Lado (Ediciones Nevsky). One of her short stories, “Vanth,” has been published as an illustrated book by Ana Galvañ (Pulperías), and her eco-weird novellette, CloroFilia, has won critical acclaim (Cerbero). Her magazine SuperSonic has given a platform to some of the most exciting new voices of Spanish genre fiction. Cristina was also the driving force behind Alucinadas (Palabaristas), the first anthology of female Spanish science fiction short stories, translated into English as Spanish Women of Wonder (Palabaristas).

She has been nominated for the Ignotus Prize (Spanish Hugo) for best short story in 2017, and is the holder of the Ignotus Prize for best article. SuperSonic mag won the European Science Fiction (ESFS) Spirit of Dedication Award as best eZine in 2016, as well as the ESFS Hall of Fame Award as Best Magazine in 2017. She lives in Dubai, and blogs at Más ficción que ciencia .



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