Working languages:
Italian to English
English to Italian
English (monolingual)

Sarah Jane Webb
Away with words

Savona, Liguria
Local time: 10:12 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Italian (Variant: Standard-Italy) Native in Italian, English (Variant: UK) Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Poetry & Literature
Italian to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.15 EUR per word / 30 - 35 EUR per hour
English to Italian - Rates: 0.08 - 0.15 EUR per word / 30 - 35 EUR per hour
English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.15 EUR per word / 30 - 35 EUR per hour
Italian - Rates: 0.08 - 0.15 EUR per word / 30 - 35 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1516, Questions answered: 819, Questions asked: 100
Project History 5 projects entered

Payment methods accepted Visa
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Glossaries art, cosmetics, fashion & textiles, food industry, GENERAL , household, human resources, legal, marketing, real estate

Experience Years of experience: 24. Registered at Nov 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Italian to English (Grade "A" Proficiency certification, verified)
Italian to English (qualified TEFL English teacher, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Born in London to British parents and
raised bilingual in Italy, Sarah
Jane Webb grew up in a house full of books and developed a passion
for reading and writing. After several years as a PA Secretary, first in London
then in Milan, she left office work, acquired a teaching certificate, and
started teaching English and translating commercial and creative texts. In 2006
she moved with her partner and cats to a hilltop hamlet in sunny Liguria, where
she switched to translating narrative.

Over the years, Sarah Jane Webb has
translated various books:

The Feline Comedy by Mozot (M. Ivana

Burn Slowly (Fabio Casto)

Cats (Flavia Capra)

Impermanence (Daniel Frisano)

The Memory of Events (Carlo Giuseppe

The King of Cats (B.F. Barbantini and A.

The Scent of a Family (Alessandra

and various
others still in the pipeline.

Sarah Jane Webb
specialises in the translation and editing of short fiction and novel excerpts.
Her work has appeared in several Anglophone publications, including The Sunday
Times’ Crime Club; Akashic Books’ Fri-SciFi; Speculative Fiction
in Translation; 50-Word Stories; Trafika Europe; Words Without Borders; Sunspot Lit; Global
Science (published by ASI, the Italian Space Agency).

She also translates poetry, nursery
rhymes, videogames, game-books,  role-playing books, as well
as creative non-fiction.

In 2018, she contacted a number of emerging
and established Italian authors and invited them to contribute some micro-narrative,
which she then translated, giving life to a small anthology of Italian
speculative fiction.  In 2019, her
translation of stories by Simonetta Olivo, Emanuela Valentini and
Francesco Verso were showcased in Words Without Borders.
Other authors involved in the project were: Cleide Bartolotti, Dario Tonani, Franci
Conforti, Laura Scaramozzino, Linda De Santi, Lorenzo Crescentini, Maico
Morellini, Naiche Anderson, Nicoletta Vallorani, Piero Schiavo Campo, Stefano
Teatini, Carlo Vincenzi, Valeria Barbera. These featured earlier the same year
in the genre-specific webazine Speculative Fiction in Translation run by
Rachel S. Cordasco.

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Total pts earned: 1694
PRO-level pts: 1516

Top languages (PRO)
Italian to English792
English to Italian716
French to English4
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Poetry & Literature222
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion174
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting103
Tourism & Travel101
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters92
Business/Commerce (general)67
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Keywords: Literary Translations, Editing, Proof-reading, Narrative, Short stories, Flash fiction, Novels, Books, Children's books, Nursery Rhymes, Poetry, Speculative Fiction, Songs, Traduzione Editoriale, Revisione, Narrativa, Racconti, Romanzi, Libri, Libri per l'infanzia, Filastrocche, Poesie, Canzoni

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