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Eligibility List (Final) of 2022 SFF Rosetta Awards

LONG-FORM The Dangers of Smoking in Bed, Mariana Enriquez, translated from Spanish by Megan McDowell (Random House) The Lunar Trilogy, Jerzy Zulawski, translated from Polish by Elzbieta Morgan (Zmok Books) Defenders of Civilization (#3), Jan Kotouč, translated from Czech by Isabel Stainsby (Arbiter Press) Bug, Giacomo Sartori, translated from Italian by Frederika Randall (Restless Books)Continue reading Eligibility List (Final) of 2022 SFF Rosetta Awards

Corrections and Changes (Final) of Preliminary Eligibility List of 2022 SFFRA

Final Eligibility List of 2022 SFFRA will be announced soon. Long-form Category AI 2041: Ten Visions for Our Future, Chen Qiufan, Lee Kaifu, translated from Chinese by Emily Jin, Andy Dudak, Blake Stone-Banks, and Benjamin Zhou (Currency) is added. Assassin’s Creed: The Ming Storm, Yan Leisheng, translated from French (originally in Chinese) by Nikki KopelmanContinue reading “Corrections and Changes (Final) of Preliminary Eligibility List of 2022 SFFRA”

Preliminary Eligibility List of 2022 SFF Rosetta Awards

The preliminary eligibility list of 2022 SFF Rosetta Awards is out. If any incorrectness, or any eligible works missing in this list, please kindly point out or provide with full info source to verify via email to, before 14th, March. And the final eligibility list will be announced at end of March. LONG-FORM 1,Continue reading Preliminary Eligibility List of 2022 SFF Rosetta Awards


We are thrilled to announce that UFO Publishing (USA) and Future Affairs Administration (China) team up to produce an anthology to celebrate the Rosetta Awards and promote translated fiction. The Rosetta Archive: Notable SF/F Short Fiction in Translation, edited by Alex Shvartsman and Tarryn Thomas, will contain approximately 100,000 words of translated fiction originally published inContinue reading “ANNOUNCING THE ROSETTA ARCHIVE”

2021 SFFRA Announcement Postponed

Due to unexpected spread of COVID in China and hence government prohibition on large events, the SFFRA awarding ceremony venue——APSFCon is postponed to date unconfirmed. Therefore the SFFRA announcement is postponed from 21st August to the date to-be-updated. Sorry for the situation and please kindly keep track with 2021 SFFRA announcement.

Announcing Shortlist of Science Fiction and Fantasy Rosetta Awards 2021

We are more than excited to announce the finalists of SFF Rosetta Awards 2021. Best SFF translated work: Long-form  The Disaster Tourist, Yun Ko-Eun, translated from Korean by Lizzie Buehler (Counterpoint Press);  Vagabonds, Hao Jingfang, translated from Chinese by Ken Liu (Gallery/Saga Press);   Daughter From the Dark, Sergey and Marina Dyachenko, translated from Russian by Julia MeitovContinue reading “Announcing Shortlist of Science Fiction and Fantasy Rosetta Awards 2021”

New Jurors for Short-form Category of SFFRA

SFF Rosetta Awards warmly welcomes Cristina Jurado (Spain), Keren Burnham (US) and Shahid Mahmud (US) to be new jurors for Short-form category of SFFRA. Full Jury introduction is here. Cristina Jurado studied Advertising and Public Relations at the Universidad de Sevilla (Spain) and holds a Master’s degree in Rhetoric from Northwestern University (USA). She isContinue reading “New Jurors for Short-form Category of SFFRA”

Eligibility List (Final) of 2021 SFF Rosetta Awards

LONG-FORM Wûf, Kemal Varol, translated from Turkish by Dayla Rogers (University of Texas Press) Qualityland, Marc-Uwe Kling, translated from German by Jamie Searle Romanelli (Grand Central Publishing) The Sweet Indifference of the World, Peter Stamm, translated from German by Michael Hofmann (Other Press) A Snake Lies Waiting, Jin Yong, translated from Chinese by Anna Holmwood,Continue reading “Eligibility List (Final) of 2021 SFF Rosetta Awards”


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