Week 3 of Translations Special Month! This story was originally written in Russian and has been translated into English.Main Fiction: "White Curtain" by Pavel Amnuel, translated by Anatoly Belilovsky.Originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, reprinted in The Year's Best SF 32, edited by Gardner DoziosPavel Amnuel was born in 1944 in Baku (Azerbaijan, former USSR.) He is an astrophysicist who predicted (in 1968, with O. Guseynov) the existence of Xray pulsars, later confirmed by the US UHURU satellite. His first SF story appeared in Russian in 1959. Since 1990 he lives in Israel where he taught at Tel Aviv university and edited several newspapers and magazines. His work has won multiple awards, including “Aelita” (Russian equivalent of Hugo) in 2012. “White Curtain” is one of several stories and novellas in the “Multiverse” cycle. It is his first publication in English translation.Anatoly Belilovsky is a Russian-American author and translator of speculative fiction. He...

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