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

KatKoz
Local time: 21:54
Croatian to English
Oct 22, 2011

Hello!
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
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Hello!
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]
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Tina Vonhof
Canada
Local time: 13:54
Member (2006)
Dutch to English
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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, http://www.publishers.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=39&Itemid=84 and others on the www.

 

KatKoz
Local time: 21:54
Croatian to English
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Agencies in Canada Nov 27, 2011

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



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


 


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