Member since Feb '07

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English
Hungarian to English
French to English
German to English

Katarina Peters
Accuracy and A1 presentation

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Local time: 21:33 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: Hungarian Native in Hungarian, English (Variant: US) Native in English
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Aug 28, 2016:  Just finished a book of poetry, a screenplay and working on two literary projects. Poetry and literature are my all-time favourite subjects. ...more »
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Canadian citizen, born in Hungary, educated in Brazil, permanent home in Montreal. In-house translator since 2000 at a local multilingual translation agency, concurrently legal translation projects manager since 2009 at the same agency. Over 30 years' previous working experience in seven (7) languages at various companies as multilingual secretary and translator. Freelancing and completion of major annual translation contracts. Qualified to translate in most fields (literary, business, legal, medical, technical, commercial, visual arts, music, etc.) Poetry translations published in Brazil and Canada. McGill University Certificate. Also a successful commissioned portrait painter, participated in various art exhibits with portraits as well as landscapes (oil, pastel, watercolour, acrylic, charcoal).


Books published:

2016: NÉGYKEZES (by Kiraly Gabor: Collection of 56 poems, 125 pages) in four languages (Hungarian, English, French and Italian)
HU-EN
translated 56 poems into English: FOUR-HANDED. 124 pages, 56 poems. Published by Kalandor Kiado, Budapest.
ISBN 978-963-9557-49-9
https://www.facebook.com/negykezes/timeline?ref=page_internal
http://www.attlc-ltac.org/latest-releases/four-handed

2015: POKOLKAPU (by Sarkozi Laszlo)
HU-EN
translated One Sonnet cycle "Everlasting Sorrow"
http://www.ajandekshop.eu/sarkozi-laszlo-pokolkapu-cimu-konyv-659

2014: CLUSTER (GOCPONT 2012 by Stephen Paul Thomas)
HU-EN (Kindle Edition)
translated science fiction novel with A.N. Roth
http://www.amazon.com/Cluster-Unmei-Stephen-Paul-Thomas-ebook/dp/B00S5LFUGU/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1453753810&sr=1-4&keywords=Cluster

2014: CSUF VERSEK (by Kiraly Gabor)
translated 15 poems
HU-EN
http://www.litera.hu/lathatas/kiraly-gabor-csuf-versek-cimu-konyvenek-bemutatoja
http://www.libri.hu/konyv/kiraly_gabor.csuf-versek.html
http://gepnarancs.hu/2014/05/csuf-vilagnak-csuf-versek/

2011: ARIELA APARECIDA E O VALE DA NEBLINA DA CACHOEIRA
(ARIELA APARECIDA AND THE VALLEY OF THE WATERFALL'S MIST by Ron Janesh)
EN-PT
translated children's story
http://www.amazon.com
http://www.barnesandnoble.com

2009: STORIES OF GOD (by Rainer Maria Rilke)
DE-EN
translated one story among the 14 stories
http://geschichtenvomliebengott.com/wp/
http://www.amazon.com

2009: NOSTRADAMUS
(novel by Eric Mellema)
EN-PT
translated novel
http://www.nostredame.info/br/ebook.pdf

Contests:

2014: 1st place Winner of Proz.com Translation Contest: "Translation of Lyrics"
EN-PT (BR)
http://www.proz.com/translation-contests/entry/14416
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Total pts earned: 2680
PRO-level pts: 2280


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French to English297
Spanish to English281
Italian to English162
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Other545
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Law: Contract(s)142
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Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
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Keywords: Accurate reflection of the original. Faultless grammar. Creative approach. Esthetics. Thoroughness. Researched facts.


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