‘Galaktika has agreed to pay each author whose work it infringed for the publisher of Galaktika, a Hungarian science fiction magazine. Phone, Suggest a phone number Galaktika Poetike ATUNIS Magazine, Brussels, Belgium. 2 likes. Posts about Galaktika Poetike ATUNIS Magazine. Phone, Suggest a phone number Galaktika. likes. Galaktika was a science fiction magazine of Hungary, published between and The peak of copies was very high.

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Other similar cases can also be observed: Both Smith and Swirsky confirmed that neither were aware of their works being reprinted, in fact the latter was even surprised that her work was viewed as science-fiction. We got fewer responses from authors published in Retrieved 29 September However, the response given by Mr.

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They informed us that one of the foreign agencies with which they are in contact with are close to an agreement to settle the issue of the illegal reprinting of works from 16 different authors, including Poul Anderson, George R. The money we would pay for the rights for the novels contains the price of short stories. Do not submit here right now!

Starting inthe magazine published an annual special edition, named MetaGalaktika. In the following months, more pieces from this collection appear in Galaktika, while placing the names of the popular writers like Scalzi, Ann Leckie, or Ian Tregillis on magaznie cover. Europe, as well as Hungary, are multicultural.

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Some of the issues have also contained black-and-white versions of comic books such as Conan The Barbarian and The Adventures of Funky Koval. Furthermore, Kij Johnson who had the same story twice reprinted — once in and once in — as well as other works in, and was completely ignorant of these instances.


It would later be discovered that this was not a one-time incident, but that most of the short stories that were published last year had also been released without the consent of the authors, meaning that Galaktika is guilty of stealing the rights to these pieces.

This story is full of bits of American history that are very obscure even to most Americans. Show 25 25 50 All. A Space Odyssey reprinted last year.

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Now we would pay you 30 USD. Welcome to the Hungarian Globe history Budapest. The editors of Strange Horizons have already demanded to make those editions inaccessible, which have stolen material from their authors; so far these demands have not been answered.

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After a considerable amount of correspondance with different authors in Marchwe published an article dealing with the illegal practices of the fantasy and science-fiction magazine, Galaktika. In reality, every single edition of the magazine can be ordered from the Galaktika websitewhile those released post can also be accessed electronically through Dimag.

The accusations against Central Europe are both false and hypocritical. The September edition also contained two stories from YBSF, and the two online stories, which can be found in the magazine were: Before the interview with the heads of Galaktika, I began researching the magazine, which is when I discovered the Foreign Market List by Doug Smith ; he listed a number of foreign publication opportunities for SF authors and labelled the papers in each country according to how they handle submitted pieces.

Burger also stated that concerning the royalties of the novels, everything has been taken care of; this may in fact be true considering that the only known problematic novel was dealt with following the release of our article in March.

Madeline Robins, the American writer whose short story was reprinted in June without her permission told us that she is pleased that her work has found its way across the ocean, but feels she deserves to know ahead. Under the communist regime, Galaktika was a cornerstone of the genre; however — like many other things — shortly after the democratization of the country, the magazine flopped.


More over during these years ownership sturctures changed as well. Germany is Full — Merkel’s Downfall. We contacted the authors in the YBSF anthology: The agency representing the Asimov estate has only recently taken control and therefore was unable to give a statement. In the February edition, alongside the usual three online available stories, we also find two pieces: SFWA is pleased to be working with the Authors Guild in order to represent the interests of writers and defending their rights.

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We also inquired towards the books of Arthur C. To that end, SFWA will be publicizing the list of authors and estates that are owed money and contacting them individually when possible. I know that this is a very small amount but our budget doesn’t allow more. Let us quote that from the mail the author got from Galaktika: Turning back refugee boats saves lives The conclusion from the Australian experience is that those who benefit most from tough border protection are the immigrants who come here fairly and legally.

Those uninformed were Greg Mellor, the Italian writer Luigi Brasili, and Robert Mabazine, who had previously become infuriated with the magazine.

For at least half a century, the U.