‘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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To be fair, there was an author who was informed about the Galaktika publications, that author was Jason Sanford. This final work was originally featured in Popular Science under the article Dispatches from the futurewhich introduced ten contemporary and popular authors’ mini short-stories magaine the near-future. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Of course, this does not mean the magazine may not have bought the rights to these short stories. If we msgazine not going in the direction of federalism, but in the direction of nation-states, it is not certain that the whole thing will fall apart.

Carlson contacted the magazine after our article in March; however he has only since received a promise. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. After sifting through 12 years of Galatika, we can establish a number of things. But if you have another short story that we could publish, we would pay you larger amount than what we usually pay. This is our last choice, the final call and we won’t have any other opportunity but joining and supporting Standing Rock movement in order to protect the natural resources of life for this planet.

We contacted Doctorow and the literary agent of the recently deceased Pratchett: This article needs additional citations for verification. One of the pieces was part of the retro column, which prints one of the articles previously published by Galaktika again; the other three pieces belong to Hungarian writers.

This article is the translated version of the original Hungarian one.

Sci-fi writers blast Hungarian magazine for translating stories without consent

Let us quote that from the mail the author got from Galaktika: However, before continuing this article, a brief introduction to the magazine is required. Another author was not that fortunate: Now we would pay you 30 USD.


So we can’t pay you for this short story. He added that despite these works being free and available online, this does not alter the rights in any way.

The publishing of a new publication also called Galaktika began in November[2] with issuewith a completely changed page layout and editorial structure and ownership. Talaktika to fulfill her true potential she must first stop a new foe from destroying the world.

Welcome to the Hungarian Globe history Budapest. You are absolutely correct that you are entitled to a compensation but please let me remind you these: Other similar cases can also be observed: Hungary as a member of the most important of galaktkka law conventions, as well as a member of the European Union, is required to grant the same rights to foreign authors as those that are granted to Hungarian authors.

Davis was not informed — nor given his due royalty — about a publication from ; in fact, after discovering this, he requested only a contributor’s copy, however the editors did not even respond to his letter. Thasaidon Zothique Joe R. It soon became obvious that this Kantum Linda is a fictive person possibly an alias for the magazine director Mund Galaotika and after some Google searches it we were sure that she held no interviews with these personalities. The September edition also contained galaktoka stories from YBSF, and the two online stories, which can be found in the magazine were: Also, their authors are most probably deceased and are not googling themselves.

The interview done with Ridley Scott was pieced together from translation of this and this interview. We usually pay USD for a story. Madeline Robins, the American writer whose short story was reprinted in June without her galajtika told us that she is pleased that her work has found its way across the ocean, but feels she deserves to know ahead. Out of all those authors we contacted, it was those who appeared in the editions that were first contacted by the publisher.

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The legality of the Galaktika magazine was questionable from the first edition, but what may be worse is that its publisher, Metropolis Media also released a book without any sort of permission. Of course, one could say that there is no need to get angry over two instances. Chandrasekra told me that he had no idea about this recent publication; he had given no consent to it, and had not yet received a royalty for it. Here is — hopefully — our final article on the Galaktika scandal.

Their short stories later appeared in Galaktika. After being contacted, the agencies, estates and publishers of several high-profile authors, including Terry Pratchett, George RR Martin, Robert Heinlein, Kim Stanley Magazin and Connie Willis told Mandiner that they had not given permission for the reprinting of their works. Retrieved 6 August On Islamophobia and on its beneficial effects It is important to note: We checked all the editions of the magazine stretching back to ; we contacted multiple authors, agencies, and estates via email and in doing so we determined that the suspicious practices that we wrote about in March is a tendency that can be perceived since the rebirth of Galaktika.

Starting inthe magazine published an annual special edition, named MetaGalaktika. Unless this commission was given prior toit seems quite unlikely. Ina short story was published by the author of the aforementioned list, Doug Smith; in he received his royalty from Galaktika.

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We attempted to contact each of the authors to see whether they sold the rights one by one, although this in itself would seem strange. The West must stop bullying Hungary and Central Europe. Dollarhyde also stated that they have turned to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of Magaine with regards to the issue. The money we would pay for the rights for the novels contains the magazije of short stories.

Isn’t it somebody else’s turn, now?