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Kanadacha
Literary translator in Canada's capital

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 11:37 EDT (GMT-4)
Account type Freelancer
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersPoetry & Literature
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Simon Fraser University
Experience Years of translation experience: 52. Registered at ProZ.com: Sep 2014.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Russian to English (Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario)
Memberships Russian Interregional Union of Writers, ATTLC/LTAC
Software N/A
Website http://kanadacha.ca
CV/Resume CV available on my website: http://kanadacha.ca
Professional practices Kanadacha endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
Literary translator specialising in poetry translation. 24 published book translations, more than 200 published poem translations, plus a number of shorter prose translations. For a complete listing see my website: http://kanadacha.ca

My most recent published book translation is the 1250-page illustrated volume "My life" -- an autobiographical memoir of Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya (Leo Tolstoy's wife), published by the University of Ottawa Press in 2010. See: http://www.press.uottawa.ca/my-life

Previous major literary translation project: Vladimir Megré's 9-volume Ringing Cedars Series, published by Ringing Cedars Press (2004-2008). See: http://kanadacha.ca#trans

A recent major poetry translation project: the poems of Cristina Vachuk on-line (Laconic Publishing, 2013). See: http://www.laconicpublishing.com/Cristi/

For an overview of my career please see a recent interview on Lisa Carter's Intralingo site:
http://intralingo.com/spotlight-on-literary-translator-john-woodsworth/


Profile last updated
Sep 15, 2014



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