Literary translation to English for a publisher in Canada
Thread poster: KatKoz

Local time: 03:51
Croatian to English
Oct 22, 2011

I found this forum while searching the web for information about translation rates in Canada. As a native English speaker living in Croatia, up till now I have translated for local publishers, web sites and individuals in Croatia. However, it seems a publisher in Canada is now interested in one of the books I am translating to English, so I need advice - what to expect from the publisher, what are the average rates and royalties for publication of translations in Canada, and how to go about doing business since I am situated in Croatia. This is all pretty new to me, so any advice is greatly appreciated!

Thank you!

[Edited at 2011-10-24 05:56 GMT]

Direct link Reply with quote

Tina Vonhof  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:51
Member (2006)
Dutch to English
+ ...
Find an agent Oct 24, 2011

Rather than going it alone, I would suggest you find an agent to help you with this. See for example, and others on the www.

Direct link Reply with quote

Local time: 03:51
Croatian to English
Agencies in Canada Nov 27, 2011

Thank you, Tina. I'll look into the link.

[Edited at 2011-11-27 13:33 GMT]

Direct link Reply with quote

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

Moderator(s) of this forum
NancyLynn[Call to this topic]

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

Literary translation to English for a publisher in Canada

Advanced search

SDL MultiTerm 2017
Guarantee a unified, consistent and high-quality translation with terminology software by the industry leaders.

SDL MultiTerm 2017 allows translators to create one central location to store and manage multilingual terminology, and with SDL MultiTerm Extract 2017 you can automatically create term lists from your existing documentation to save time.

More info »
Wordfast Pro
Translation Memory Software for Any Platform

Exclusive discount for users! Save over 13% when purchasing Wordfast Pro through Wordfast is the world's #1 provider of platform-independent Translation Memory software. Consistently ranked the most user-friendly and highest value

More info »

  • All of
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search