The results of the “Favorite SF in Translation from 2019” are in! Congrats to all of the winners and runners-up! Favorite Novel Waste Tide by Chen Qiufan, translated from the Chinese by Ken Liu (Tor) The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa, translated from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder (Harvill
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The 2019 Locus Recommended Reading List is out and includes several works of SFT! NOVELS – SCIENCE FICTION The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa, translated from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder (Pantheon; Harvill Secker) NOVELS – HORROR The Laws of the Skies by Gregoire Courtois, translated from the French
On Locusmag.com, you can find the complete list of SFT (long- and short-form) from 2018 (including pie charts!).
I wrote about horror in translation for World Literature Today‘s “What to Read Now” feature: check it out! –
You can grab some great collections at Eurocons and Worldcons! Here are some that have been distributed (and then published) over the last few years. If you know of others, please let me know in the comments or at firstname.lastname@example.org Kontakt: An Anthology of Croatian SF, edited by Darko Macan and Tatjana Jambrišak
Locus Magazine has included a list of SFT out in 2017 in its Features section- check it out!
Here is a list of the SF in translation eligible for the 2018 Hugo Awards. You know what to do 🙂 Best Novel Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin, translated from the Spanish by Megan McDowell (Riverhead Books, January 10) [Argentina] The Mountains of Parnassus by Czeslaw Milosz, translated from the Polish
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards ran from 2009-2014, and in those years highlighted many excellent works of sf in translation. Below are the lists of winners and honorable mentions. 2013 winners (for works published in 2012) Long Form Winner Atlas: The Archaeology of an Imaginary City by Kai-cheung Dung, translated from the Chinese
Check out this list of novels and novellas by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky (warning: these guys were PROLIFIC).
Your weekly dose of SF in translation links: My review of Frankenstein in Baghdad in WLT I recently talked about all things SFT on the Skiffy and Fanty podcast Out next year: a new anthology of Chinese SF in translation