Nadezhda Rozova

Work­ing lan­guages: Eng­lish, Hindi

Field of work: fic­tion and non-fiction

Short bio­graphy:

Edu­ca­tion and Train­ing

1987 – 1992 – MA in Indo­logy (major), St. Kli­ment Ohrid­ski Uni­ver­sity, Sofia, Bul­garia

1987 – 1992 – MA in Eng­lish lan­guage and lit­er­at­ure (second major), St. Kli­ment Ohrid­ski Uni­ver­sity, Sofia, Bul­garia

1982 – 1987 – Sec­ond­ary edu­ca­tion, Eng­lish Lan­guage School, Plov­div

Work exper­i­ence

1993 – Self-employed trans­lat­or, freel­an­cing for vari­ous pub­lish­ing houses in Bul­garia (Hindi and Eng­lish)

2000 – Head of pub­lish­ing depart­ment of East-West Indo­lo­gic­al Found­a­tion, 24 Pat­ri­arh Evtimii Blvd, Sofia, Bul­garia

2016 – Part-time lec­turer in ‘Trans­lat­or and Edit­or’ MA pro­gram, Fac­ulty of Slavic Lan­guages, St. Kli­ment Ohrid­ski Uni­ver­sity

1995 – 2012     Part-time lec­turer in Hindi (lin­guist­ics and trans­la­tion), St. Kli­ment Ohrid­ski Uni­ver­sity, Sofia, Bul­garia; New Bul­gari­an Uni­ver­sity, Sofia, Bul­garia


Selec­ted trans­la­tions:

from Eng­lish:

Jane Aus­tin, Emma, Mer­lin Pub­lic­a­tion, 1995; Enthu­si­ast, 2013.

Patri­cia High­s­mith, The Tremor of For­gery, Her­mes Pub­lish­ing House, 2000.

Jane Urquhart, The Stone Carv­ers, Zhar Pub­lish­ing House, 2003.

Yer­gin, D, Stan­islaw, J. The Com­mand­ing Heights, Ves­sela Lut­skan­ova Pub­lish­ing House, 2003.

Thomas Fried­man, Lon­git­udes and Atti­tudes, Ves­sela Lyut­skan­ova Pub­lish­ing House, 2003.

Wil­li­am Tre­vor, Death in Sum­mer, Ves­sela Lyut­skan­ova Pub­lish­ing House, 2003.

Wil­li­am Tre­vor, Feli­cias Jour­ney, Ves­sela Lyut­skan­ova Pub­lish­ing House, 2003.

Joseph O’Connor, Cow­boys and Indi­ans, Ves­sela Lyut­skan­ova Pub­lish­ing House, 2005.

Joanne Har­ris, blueeyed­boy. Pro­zorets Pub­lish­ing House, 2010.

Daphne du Maur­i­er, The Doll. Enthu­si­ast Pub­lish­ers, 2012.

Gil­lian Flynn, Gone Girl. Era Pub­lish­ing House, 2012.

John Grisham, The Rack­et­eer, Obsidi­an Pub­lish­ing House, 2012.

Khaled Hos­seini, And the Moun­tains Echoed. Obsidi­an Pub­lish­ing House, 2013.

Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being, Mil­leni­um, 2014.

Colleen McCul­lough, Bit­ter­sweet. Era Pub­lish­ing House, 2014.

Miguel Syjuco, Ilus­trado. Pro­zorets Pub­lish­ing House, 2014.

Sal­man Rush­die, The Moor’s Last Sigh, Colibri Pub­lish­ers, 2014.

Alice Albin­ia, The Empires of the Indus. Janet-45 Pub­lish­ing House, 2015.

Sal­man Rush­die, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights, Colibri Pub­lish­ers, 2015.

Erica Jong, Fear of Dying, Obsidi­an Pub­lish­ing House, 2015.

Lauren Groff, Fates and Fur­ies, Obsidi­an Pub­lish­ing House, 2016.

Rose Tre­main, The Road Home, ICU, 2016.

Kate Mor­ton, The Lake House, Colibri Pub­lish­ers, 2016.

Henry James, Bosto­ni­ans, Colibri Pub­lish­ers, 2016.

Andrew Scott Berg, Max Per­kins: Edit­or of Geni­us, Colibri Pub­lish­ers, 2016.

Hisham Matar, The Ana­tomy of a Dis­ap­pear­ance, ICU, 2017.

Don­al Ryan, The Spin­ning Heart, Colibri Pub­lish­ers, 2017.

Chi­mera, John Barth, List Pub­lish­ers, 2017.


from Hindi:

In: Pea­cock Feath­ers (Col­lec­tion of Indi­an Prose and Poetry), Albatros Pub­lish­ers, Sofia, 1998.

Prem­cand, The Shroud (a short story)

Vajpey, U. The Pho­to­graph (a short story)

Vajpee, A. V. And the Fire Will Burn (a poem)

Vajpee, A. V. Well Raise Our Heads (a poem)

Vajpee, A. V. Dis­cern­ing (a poem)


In: The Blue Lake (col­lec­tion of short stor­ies), East-West Indo­lo­gic­al  Found­a­tion, Sofia, 2001.

Kam­lesh­war, The State­ment (a short story)

Kam­lesh­war, The Snake (a short story)

In: Birds (col­lec­tion of short stor­ies), East-West Indo­lo­gic­al  Found­a­tion, Sofia, 2001.

Varma, N. Night in Lon­don (a nov­el­ette)

In: The Unknown East (prose and poetry col­lec­tion), St. Kli­ment Ohrid­ski Uni­ver­sity Pub­lish­ing House, Sofia, 2001.

Himanshu Joshi, Killers (a short story)

In: A Woman in the East (col­lec­tion of short stor­ies), Sofia, 2002

Pushpa Sak­sena, Revenge (a short story)

Nilima Sinha, The Eight­eenth Vic­tim (a short story)

In: The New Face of the East, St. Kli­ment Ohrid­ski Uni­ver­sity Pub­lish­ing House, Sofia, 2006:

Rajendra Yadav, The Trophey (a short story)

Jas­vant Sigh Viradi, The Baloons (a short story)

Kum­var Naray­an, Who­ever sleeps (a poem)

Kum­var Naray­an, A strange day (a poem)

In: Prism (col­lec­tion of short stor­ies): East-West Indo­lo­gic­al  Found­a­tion, Sofia, 2011.

Ganga Prasad Vimal, The flowers talk (a short story)

Ganga Prasad Vimal, Ghost (a short story)

In: Women Chron­icles (col­lec­tion), Avangard Prima, Sofia, 2011.

Alka Sarawgi, Laughter (a short story)

Sudha Aurora, Desert pho­bia or a desert ocean (a short story)

In: Europe magazine – 2012

Kun­war Narayn, Jyot­sna Mil­an, Uday­an Vajpey – poetry

In: Smil­ing Etudes (col­lec­tion of satires), Avangard Prima, Sofia, 2013.

Hari Joshi, Why I don’t like Amer­ica (an essay)

In: Close and far away (col­lec­tion), Avangard Prima, Sofia, 2014.

Krishna Baldev Vaid, Not everything (a short story)


From Bul­gari­an:

Mineva-Milcheva, J. The Dec­or­at­ive her­it­age of the paint­er Anna Hähn-Jossifova (1872–1931) – the col­lec­tion of Emil­ia Stayche­va; Pub­lished by Kwaz­ar Pub­lish­ing House, Sofia, 2001.

Ljubomir Milchev-Dandy, Sofia Enigma-Stigma, Enthu­si­ast, Sofia, 2011.



Win­ner of Bul­gari­an Trans­lat­ors’ Uni­on Award for Trans­la­tion of fic­tion (prose) for The Moor’s Last Sigh by Sal­man Rush­die, Colibri Pub­lish­ers, 2015

Win­ner of ‘Krus­tan Dyankov’ Spe­cial Trans­la­tion Award of the Eliza­beth Kostova Found­a­tion for the trans­la­tion of A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki (Mil­leni­um, 2014)