About This Journal

In an alambique (n. still), ancient alchemists sought to turn base metals into gold. University of South Florida Tampa Library offers this journal as a distiller of (im)possible dreams of science fiction and fantasy.

Alambique (ISSN 2167-6577) is a double blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to scholarly research and criticism in the fields of science fiction and fantasy originally composed in Spanish or Portuguese. Alambique will accept scholarly articles written in English, however, as long as the main focus of the study concentrates on one of the Spanish or Portuguese cultural regions of the world. It will also accept scholarly articles written in Spanish, Portuguese and English that focus on relevant cultural contact areas, i.e. Catalan, Guarani, Nahuatl, etc. In addition, Alambique intends to publish old and/or largely forgotten literary works that helped forge the Spanish and Portuguese tradition in science fiction and fantasy. These texts, whenever possible, will have accompanying English translation.

This journal's content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

As a service to the research community, the USF Tampa Library’s commitment to true open-access to scholarly information extends to authors. This means that there are no article or submission charges for Alambique. Content is archived in LOCKSS and Portico, and backed up in the bepress Digital Commons system.

Website translation in Spanish available here. Portuguese translation coming soon.