how to get into literary translation
Thread poster: Lauren Butler

Lauren Butler
Local time: 00:46
Russian to English
+ ...
May 27, 2009

Hi everyone,

I'm a Russian-to-English translator, new to this site. (A great resource, by the way.)

I've been a translator for the past fifteen years, mostly in social services, business, and law. I'm very keen to get into literary translation as well, as I'm a novelist in my other life. I've put out some initial feelers to publishers here in the UK who specialize in translations. I wonder if the hive-mind here might have some other suggestions.

Thanks very much!

Regards,
Lauren Butler


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Tina Vonhof  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 17:46
Member (2006)
Dutch to English
+ ...
No replies May 28, 2009

Hi Lauren,

I think you are not getting any replies to this post because the topic has been hashed and re-hashed, even very recently. I would suggest you search the forums under 'literary' or 'publishing' and you are bound to come up with many discussions on these topics.


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

how to get into literary translation

Advanced search







SDL Trados Studio 2017 Freelance
The leading translation software used by over 250,000 translators.

SDL Trados Studio 2017 helps translators increase translation productivity whilst ensuring quality. Combining translation memory, terminology management and machine translation in one simple and easy-to-use environment.

More info »
Anycount & Translation Office 3000
Translation Office 3000

Translation Office 3000 is an advanced accounting tool for freelance translators and small agencies. TO3000 easily and seamlessly integrates with the business life of professional freelance translators.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search