2021 SFF Rosetta Awards Shortlist

Finalists for the 2021 Science Fiction and Fantasy Rosetta Awards (SFFRA), for best translated work, have been announced:


  • Daughter from the Dark, Marina & Sergey Dyachenko, translated from Russian by Julia Meitov Hersey (Harper Voyager)
  • Vagabonds, Hao Jingfang, translated from Chinese by Ken Liu (Saga)
  • Qualityland, Marc-Uwe Kling, translated from German by Jamie Searle Romanelli (Grand Central)
  • The Disaster Tourist, Yun Ko-eun, translated from Korean by Lizzie Buehler (Counterpoint)
  • Red Dust, Yoss, translated from Spanish by David Frye (Restless)


  • Whale Snows Down”, Kim Bo-Young, translated from Korean by Sophie Bowman (Future Science Fiction 12/20)
  • Roesin”, Wu Guan, translated from Chinese by Judith Huang (Future Science Fiction 12/20)
  • The Witch Dances”, Thiago Ambrósio Lage, translated from Portuguese by Iana Araújo (Eita! 12/20)
  • Cousin Entropy”, Michèle Laframboise, translated from French by N.R.M. Roshak (Future Science Fiction 6/20)
  • Biography of Algae”, Martha Riva Palacio Obón, translated from Spanish by Will Morningstar (Strange Horizons 11/30/20)
  • The Ancestral Temple in a Box”, Chen Qiufan, translated from Chinese by Emily Jin (Clarkesworld 1/20)

For more information, see the SFFRA website.

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