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Teresita G.
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Teresita G.

To be read as if originally written in Spanish

Rate per word $0.07 USD
Rate per hour $40.00 USD
    Mexico
  • English (US, British) Spanish (Latin American, Mexican)
Native in:
  • Spanish
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
I have translated several historical romances from the Regency era.

The titles are:

Alone with Mr. Darcy (A Solas con el Sr. Darcy) by Abigail Reynolds

The Darcys of Derbyshire (Los Darcy de Derbyshire) by Abigail Reynolds

Remember the Past (Recuerda el Pasado) by Maria Gracia

I'm in the process of translating another book by Abigail Reynolds
Michelle J.
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Michelle J.

Love the challenge of literary translations

Rate per word €0.10 EUR
Rate per hour €50.00 EUR
    Switzerland
  • French English
Native in:
  • English
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
I translate short stories, novels, literary criticism, art and music criticism, travel writing, art gallery work & exhibition papers.

Translated novels include:
Charles Ferdinand Ramuz - What if the sun…, (Skomlin Press, 2016)
Charles Ferdinand Ramuz - Beauty on Earth (Skomlin Press, 2013)

Recent short projects include work by Clarisse Francillon, Claude Cahun, Julia Daudet, Ramuz, etc

I am also a novelist, short story writer, and a poet.
Ramey R.
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Ramey R.

fluent finesse in fiction & fact

    Germany
  • German (Germany) English (US)
Native in:
  • English
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Poetry
Science fiction: Wolff, The Atlantis War by Dr Axel Schnell.
Historic: Centurion of the XIX Legion by Klaus Pollman.
Suspense: Boston Run, A Marathon Thriller by Frank
Spiritual practices: Awaken to Life by Dirk Hessel
Biography: A Call to Serve, Pope Francis and the Catholic Future by Stefan von Kempis and Philip F. Lawler

Stage & Theater:
VIERTE WELT Theater: Script translations

Poetry: Personal correspondence of Rainer Maria Rilke
P. B.
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P. B.

Dutch literary translator

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
    Netherlands
  • English Dutch
Native in:
  • Dutch
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Graphics/Comics
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
As a literary translator I specialize and excel in translating non-fiction for a variety of publishing houses. Please find my most recent book translations below.
Books with an * were translated in cooperation with other translators, where I at least translated 55% of the book.
- Kissinger, de idealist (Niall Ferguson)
- De tijd van het geniet (A.C. Grayling)*
- Outsider in the White House (Bernie Sanders)*
- Leading Futures
- Uplifting Leadership
- De eeuw van de macht (Richard J. Evans)
Irena B.
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Irena B.

Fiction Writer & Translator

Rate per word €0.05 EUR
    United Kingdom
  • English (US, UK) German
Native in:
  • German
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Graphics/Comics
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
A look at Amazon.de, searching for my name (Irena Boettcher or, original German spelling, Böttcher) shows the books I have translated so far.
Peter S.
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Peter S.

Precise and imaginative translator

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
Rate per hour €25.00 EUR
    Netherlands
  • English Hungarian
Native in:
  • Hungarian
  • English
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
Besides having translated a traditional HU song and editing an EN children's poem, I've translated a new HU novel (called Angela) into EN finally published on Amazon under the name 'The Good, the Bad and the Evil' in 2017. My next literary job is already contracted to be the following novel of the same author into EN.
Luna J.
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Luna J.

Translating words of art since 2013

    United Kingdom
  • English French
  • Spanish French
Native in:
  • French
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Poetry
  • Songs
10+ poems for British independent poets (British English to French)
One historical fictional novel (Cuban Spanish to French) to be released in 2018.
Song lyrics from famous Tibetan signer (English to French)

Very eager to work on more projects. Samples available upon request.
Susana E. C.
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Susana E. C.

FR>ES Editorial translator|Degree in Spanish Philology.

Rate per word €0.09 EUR
    Spain
  • French (Standard-France) Spanish (Standard-Spain)
Native in:
  • Spanish
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
In the late 80s, after obtaining the French Baccalauréat (1982) and my degree in Spanish Philology (1987), I began translating literary classics for Distribuciones y Ediciones Alba (Madrid). Then I obtained the sworn translator diploma in 1989, so I focused on certified translations. In 2012, I was offered to translate books again for Heliosar Spagyrica (Madrid). Now I work as a freelance online teacher of Literary Translation for Estudio Sampere (Madrid). I'm a writer of short stories in ES.
Marjorie G.
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Marjorie G.

Graduated, experienced but above all... passionate!

Rate per word €0.10 EUR
    Belgium
  • English French
  • Spanish French
Native in:
  • French
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
Graduated in literary translation, I have translated fiction and non fiction books: children books, political fiction, philosophical vulgarization books...

I also taught literary translation (3 months, replacement contract) and I am the secretary of the NPO TraduQtiv (https://traduqtiv.com/).

I particularly like historical novels, fantasy and young adult fiction. You can learn more about me on my website: https://www.mockingbirds.eu/

I look forward to our future collaboration!
JW N.
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JW N.

Perfectionist Poetry & Prose Translation

Rate per word $0.14 USD
Rate per hour $40.00 USD
    United States
  • Russian English
Native in:
  • Russian
  • English
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
  • Songs
About me:

A Ru<>En translator & editor, a specialist in literary translation, with extensive (25+ years) experience. I'm also a ProZ.com Certified Translator.

A published writer, poet, literary scholar &(of course!) translator, all both in Russian & English. You can see many of my literary publications in my CV, available upon request.

Taught literature, language & translation at Dartmouth, UCLA and the University of St. Petersburg, Russia.

Contact me for more information!
Miyoung P.
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Miyoung P.

novel, fiction, mystery, food, cooking

Rate per word $0.06 USD
    South Korea
  • English Korean
Native in:
  • Korean
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
Black Money by Ross MacDonald(2017)
The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale(2016)
It Must Be Love by Rachel Gibson(2013)
The Beekeeper`s Apprentice by Laurie R. King(2012)
Push by Sapphire(2011)
Rebound by Eric Walters(2008)
Running Man by Michael Gerard Bauer(2008)
Stress-Free Discipline by Sara Au and Peter L. Stavinoha Ph.D(2017)
Whodunits by Tim Dedopulos(2016)
The Reboot with Joe Juice Diet by Joe Cross(2014)
The Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson(2014)
Cynthia C.
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Cynthia C.

Any good story is worth retelling - in other languages!

Rate per word $0.10 USD
Rate per hour $30.00 USD
    United States
  • Spanish English
  • Swedish English
Native in:
  • English
  • Professional experience:
  • Short stories
Swedish:

Swedish-English translator, 2007 – present. Translated items to date include history/biography texts, literary texts, tourism-related materials, medical and legal documents, and patents.

Spanish:

Spanish-English translator, 2007 – present. Translated items to date include articles, book excerpts, patient records, and surveys.

Spanish to English literary translation (online course), New York University, Sum. 2011.
Ana C.
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Ana C.

Contemporary novels and theater plays into Portuguese

Rate per word €0.02 EUR
Rate per hour €10.00 EUR
    Portugal
  • German Portuguese (European/Portugal)
  • English Portuguese (European/Portugal)
Native in:
  • Portuguese
  • Professional experience:
  • Plays
  • Short stories
I don't have a favourite genre, but the authors I enjoyed to read the most were Kafka, Aldous Huxley, Zola, Cormac McCarthy, Murakami, Tolstoy, Tcheckov, Ali Smith, Virginia Woolf, Jeanette Winterson, Selim Özdogan, among others. I am not a fan of fantasy. I love reading comics like the ones from Jiro Taniguchi, Quino or Bill Watterson. So far I have translated short stories and Theatre Plays in Seminars at the University and two books of Özdogan for my recreation.
Nema A.
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Nema A.

Dedicated to literature in translation and writing

Rate per word 0.06 GBP
Rate per hour 15.00 GBP
    United Kingdom
  • English Arabic
Native in:
  • Arabic
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
I translate literary books, including short stories and novels, from and into Arabic.
Besides my translations, I published two books of my own. The first is a poetry collection in English, and the second is a collection of short stories and life reflections.
Alejandra Carolina A.
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Alejandra Carolina A.

Creative and faithful to the scope

Rate per word $0.12 USD
Rate per hour $25.00 USD
    Argentina
  • English (US) Spanish (Argentine)
Native in:
  • Spanish
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Poetry
  • Songs
I've successfully translated one song and two published books: one is non-fiction book about poetry analysis (plus poetry translations) and the other, a short novel for teenagers. I've excellent references of the three author in case they are required.
Ana R.
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Ana R.

Contemporary, Fantasy, and Young Adult

    Brazil
  • English Portuguese (Brazilian)
Native in:
  • Portuguese
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
I am a translator and proofreader for almost 4 years, working with literature and transcriation in technical areas. I have a Bachelor in English-Portuguese Translation, and a Postgraduation in English Language and Literatures in English. I have translated a self-published book and a short story for Babelcube, receiving positive feedback from authors.
I also collaborate periodically with Potterish.com reviewing books.
Critical reading and beta reading are a passion I intend to professionalize.
Jack D.
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Jack D.

Translations that read like real English.

Rate per word €8.00 EUR
Rate per hour €25.00 EUR
    United Kingdom
  • Russian English
Native in:
  • English
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
  • Songs
I have translated a political thriller, several science fiction novels, short stories mostly for children, poems and songs., since 2008. The political thriller was self-published by the author and the science fiction novels have been published as Kindle books.
Juan Carlos J.
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Juan Carlos J.

220 Books translated, 38 years of experience

Rate per word $0.06 USD
Rate per hour $30.00 USD
    Mexico
  • English (US) Spanish (Latin American, Mexican)
  • French Spanish (Latin American, Mexican)
  • Italian Spanish (Latin American, Mexican)
  • Portuguese Spanish (Latin American, Mexican)
Native in:
  • Spanish
  • English
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
I have translated 220 books over my 38 years of experience. Title list available upon request, or can be seen on my CV.
Mónica A.
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Mónica A.

The music of words

Rate per word $0.12 USD
Rate per hour $40.00 USD
    Uruguay
  • English Spanish
Native in:
  • Spanish
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
  • Songs
While I have worked extensively as a sworn translator, "my thing" is creative, and in particular, literary translation. It's not just a matter of mastering the source and target languages and the different nuances of meaning. It takes inspiration and a "gift" for conveying "the music of words" in the target language. As an award-winning literary translator, I have worked on various projects, including fiction, children's books, poems and songs. Let's work together!
Ester V.
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Ester V.

EN/IT/GE > ES/CAT literary translations

Rate per word €0.06 EUR
Rate per hour €25.00 EUR
    Spain
  • Spanish Catalan
  • English Catalan
  • English Spanish
  • German Catalan
  • German Spanish
  • Italian Catalan
  • Italian Spanish
Native in:
  • Catalan
  • Spanish
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
Some of my published translations:
- Science-fiction novel by Danilo Clementoni, Il retorno – Le avventure di Azakis e Petri, from Italian into Spanish
- Children’s book Animal’s International Dictionary by Lila Prap, from English into Spanish and Catalan
- Series of books Capire la psicologia (published by Salvat) from Italian into Spanish
- High school mathematics textbooks from Spanish to Catalan
- Proofeading and edition of stories and other educational texts for children
Zulema C.
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Zulema C.

Translations with the same pulse as the original

Rate per word 0.05 GBP
Rate per hour 20.00 GBP
    United Kingdom
  • English Spanish
  • French Spanish
  • Catalan Spanish
Native in:
  • Spanish
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Graphics/Comics
  • Short stories
With over 10 years' experience in literary translation, I have worked on a variety of genres, such us contemporary novel, graphic novels, noir and young adult.
Some of the authors I have translated include Hadley Freeman, Edward Bunker, Jonathan Lee, Jack London, Thomas Hardy, Gail Parent, Monica Drake, Ben Brooks, Luc Sante and Mike Mignola.
Barbara C.
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Barbara C.

Non-fiction, Essays, Biography

    Italy
  • English Italian
  • French Italian
Native in:
  • Italian
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
- P. Parisi, Titanic dietro le quinte (1999)
- T. Maier et al., Bottega Veneta (2012)
- Exhibition catalogues (Signorelli, Renoir, 2012)
- La conquista del tempo (history of watchmaking, 2015)
Member of the Society of Authors since 2012.
My speciality are non-fiction books, essays and exhibition catalogues.
Main interests and favourite genres: art, art history, heritage, design, jewellery, cinema, biography.
Would also welcome opportunities to translate/adapt film/theatre scripts.
Annamaria M.
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Annamaria M.

my task is to hear a text with its flow, rhythm, syntax

Rate per word €0.04 EUR
Rate per hour €15.00 EUR
    Italy
  • French Italian
  • Spanish Italian
  • English Italian
Native in:
  • Italian
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Poetry
I am a translator, freelance journalist and essayist with eight years of experience. I have a 2nd level degree (Magna cum laude) in Translation of Literary and Technical Texts from the Advanced School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators (SSLMIT of Trieste). I have been working for the Italian publishing house Editoria&Spettacolo since 2010 and I am also editor-in-chief of Fucine Mute (http://www.fucinemute.it/author/annamaria-martinolli).
Mihaela B.
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Mihaela B.

Your story, my words

Rate per word €0.07 EUR
    Romania
  • English Romanian
  • French Romanian
Native in:
  • Romanian
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Graphics/Comics
  • Short stories
More than 23 books translated so far, out of which 17 of fiction and 6 of non-fiction, 6 children's books.
Some of them included poetry, others had graphic elements.
They were detective stories, love stories, thrillers, adventures, poetic musings on life and death and grief, funny stories, interesting teachings on children, body language, marketing, psychology, literature, etc.
For details, please see my website.
Michael B.
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Michael B.

Experienced translator: Ukrainian, English, Russian

Rate per word $8.00 USD
    Canada
  • English Russian
  • English Ukrainian
Native in:
  • Russian
  • English
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Short stories
I am Michael Blekhman, a professional linguist and an award-winning writer. I write prose in English, Ukrainian, and Russian; my novels and short stories are published all over the world. Besides, I edit Port-Folio, a Ukrainian and Russian online literary almanac.

I perform literary translation between the above three languages. My translation experience is around 30 years.

Looking forward to collaborating with you!
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Lindsay S.
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Lindsay S.

Creative and experienced translator with Cambridge MA

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
Rate per hour €30.00 EUR
    Spain
  • Portuguese (Brazilian, European/Portugal) English (British, UK)
  • Spanish (Standard-Spain) English (British, UK)
  • Catalan English (British, UK)
Native in:
  • English
  • Professional experience:
  • Books
After 4 years living in Rio de Janeiro, I'm now happy to call Barcelona home! While my experience in Portuguese to English literary translation has culminated in a Brazilian science fiction novel published by the author on Amazon.com, in terms of Spanish to English, I translated a history of a section of Catalonia's Costa Brava by a local author. I also have an MA from the University of Cambridge in English and had one of my own poems shortlisted for the Keats-Shelley Prize in 2015.
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