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Teresita G.
Mexiko
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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
  • Englisch (US, British) Spanisch (Latin American, Mexican)
Native in:
  • Spanisch

  • 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
Natalia K.
Polen
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Natalia K.

En-Ru literary translator and editor

Rate per word $0.09 USD
Rate per hour $30.00 USD
  • Englisch Russisch
Native in:
  • Russisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Short stories
Translations of novels ("The Drifters" by James Michener, "The Death in the Clouds" by Agatha Christie, "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton) and short stories ("The Seeds of Time" by John Windham), stories by Isaac Asimov, Jiri Prohaska, Juri Kossach
Translations of NBC Super-Channel soundtracks/scripts (ITN World News, Executive Life Styles, Ushuaia, Life Choice, The Tonight Show, Videofashion!, I Witness Video, Disaster Chronicles, Holiday Destination), serials and over 30 movies
Rafa L.
Vereinigte Staaten
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Rafa L.

Book Translations with Target Readers in Mind

Rate per word $0.13 USD
Rate per hour $70.00 USD
  • Englisch Portugiesisch
  • Spanisch Portugiesisch
  • Italienisch Portugiesisch
  • Spanisch Englisch
  • Italienisch Englisch
Native in:
  • Portugiesisch
  • Englisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Graphics/Comics
  • Short stories
RAFA LOMBARDINO has been working as a translator since 1997. In 2011, she started to join forces with self-published authors and small publishers to translate their fiction and non-fiction books into Portuguese and English. She is also the creator of Contemporary Brazilian Short Stories, a volunteering effort that aims at showcasing Brazilian authors in English to reach readers worldwide. You can find her literary portfolio here: RafaLombardino.com/translations .
Angelica P.
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Angelica P.

A special flair for poetry and rhymes

Rate per word €0.06 EUR
Rate per hour €30.00 EUR
  • Englisch Italienisch
Native in:
  • Italienisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
A passionate reader and lover of foreign languages since the age of 4, I am an Italian professional with over 12 years' experience in translation for publication, especially in the areas of Christian-based content and children's literature.
Qualified as preschool and primary school teacher, I am mother of three little boys and have a special flair for poetry and rhymes.

A few authors who I have translated:
Charles H. Spurgeon, Henry M. Morris, Mario Marchiò, Rosemary Dewart, Joyce Meyer
Rodna R.
Mazedonien
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Rodna R.

Going the extra mile...

Rate per word €0.12 EUR
Rate per hour €30.00 EUR
  • Schwedisch Mazedonisch
  • Englisch Mazedonisch
Native in:
  • Mazedonisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Poetry
“Lacrimosa”, Eva-Marie Liffner
“Tre apor”, Stephan Mendel Enk
“Till sista andetaget”, Anne Sward
“Rummet”, Jonas Karlsson
“Splendorville”, Ellen Mattson
“En norsk man”, Dag Solstad
“Ormen”, Stig Dagerman
“Livläkarens besök”, Per Olov Enquist
“Grand final i skojarbranschen”, Kerstin Ekman
“Ellen, Sorken och hemligheten”, Maria Frensborg
“Hem till Österbotten", Antti Tuuri
“Mitt Liv Som Hund”, Reidar Jönsson
“Gösta Berlings saga”, Selma Lagerlöf
Michelle J.
Schweiz
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Michelle J.

Love the challenge of literary translations

Rate per word €0.10 EUR
Rate per hour €50.00 EUR
  • Französisch Englisch
Native in:
  • Englisch

  • 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.
Jan H.
Deutschland
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Jan H.

PHD in German Literature at your service

Rate per word €0.06 EUR
Rate per hour €25.00 EUR
  • Italienisch (Standard-Italy) Deutsch (Germany)
  • Englisch (British) Deutsch (Germany)
  • Französisch (Standard-France) Deutsch (Germany)
Native in:
  • Deutsch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
As a PHD in German Philology and Modern History literature and humanities texts are my natural ground. Parallel to my work as technical and legal translator I offer literary translations and I intend to expand this business. My current projects are literal translations for the series 111 Orte by the German publisher Emons Verlag. I already finished the book 111 Orte in Umbrien (ISBN 9783740802387), the next confirmed projects are Malta (by April) Langhe (by July) and Naples (by October).
Marta M.
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Marta M.

"If you want someone to be free, give them culture"

Rate per word €0.06 EUR
Rate per hour €40.00 EUR
  • Englisch Spanisch (Standard-Spain)
  • Französisch Spanisch (Standard-Spain)
Native in:
  • Spanisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
Sworn Translator authorized by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (No. TIJ 7022), I have translated over 2 million words as a freelancer, including 20 romance and historic novels and I am currently working on a biographical book that aims to create exposure of militant feminists against war.

Some of the novels I translated are listed below:
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SEIO182
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BKOXH2M
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073SDTFVT
Vladka K.
Bulgarien
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Vladka K.

Professional Literary Translator, 2000+ Pages Published

Rate per word €0.06 EUR
Rate per hour €0.06 EUR
  • Englisch Bulgarisch
Native in:
  • Bulgarisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
History: Gregory, Ph. “The Other Boleyn Girl” (674 pages), Published
Biography: Parini, J., “The Last Station” (269 pages), Published
Encyclopedia: Partridge, Ch. “The World’s Religions” Encyclopedia (521 pages), Teamwork
Crime: Zuiker, A., “Level 26” (406 pages), Published
Autobiography: Handler, Ch., “Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea.” (264 pages), Teamwork, Published
Phrasebook & Dictionary: One Bulgarian-English/English-Bulgarian Dictionary & Phrasebook (192 pages), Published
Sofia G.
Australien
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Sofia G.

Helping Russian authors to break onto the global stage.

Rate per word $0.08 USD
Rate per hour $30.00 USD
  • Russisch (Standard-Russia) Englisch (US, British)
Native in:
  • Englisch
  • Russisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
Avid reader since a young age and a certified Russian>English translator with 6+ years of experience. Some of my favourite books were translations, like 'The Chrysalids' by John Wyndham and the Moomin tales by Tove Jansson, so I know the importance of high-quality literary translation.

I have translated the novels 'The Lovers' by Julia Dobrovolskaya, 'Blind Punch' by Andrei Livadny and 'The Shadow of Earth' by Andrei Livadny, as well as a number of short stories.
Gordana P.
Mazedonien
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Gordana P.

Lover of literary lyrics ;)

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
Rate per hour €30.00 EUR
  • Englisch (US, UK, French) Mazedonisch
  • Spanisch Mazedonisch
Native in:
  • Englisch
  • Mazedonisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Graphics/Comics
  • Short stories
As a Bachelor's degree holder in English Language and Literature - Translation Studies, I was included in literary translation projects while still a student. I really like literature and what little free time I have, I like to spend with a book in my hands. I have translated novels, short stories, children literature, comic books, self-help books as well as university textbooks in medicine, geography, biotechnology, chemistry and history.
Ramey R.
Deutschland
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Ramey R.

fluent finesse in fiction & fact

  • Deutsch (Germany) Englisch (US)
Native in:
  • Englisch

  • 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
Ulkar N.
Aserbaidschan
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Ulkar N.

Pursuing the meaning

Rate per word $0.05 USD
  • Englisch Aserbaidschanisch
  • Russisch Aserbaidschanisch
Native in:
  • Aserbaidschanisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Graphics/Comics
  • Short stories
I have started my career as a literary translator working as a translator/editor at the editorial office of a local magazine of World Literature for about four years. Four books of fiction are published with my translation. I am member of Translation Department at Azerbaijan Writers' Union and received a scholarship for my outstanding translations in 2008. Below is a link evidencing my experience:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14914265._lk_r_N_sibb_yli
P. B.
Niederlande
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P. B.

Dutch literary translator

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
  • Englisch Niederländisch
Native in:
  • Niederländisch

  • 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)
Dylan Jan H.
Australien
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Dylan Jan H.

Certified professional

Rate per word $0.12 USD
Rate per hour $45.00 USD
  • Thailändisch Englisch
Native in:
  • Englisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Short stories
  • Songs
I have always had a passion for the arts. I have had work published in various fashion magazines, university publications and hotel bios.

My output does not disappoint.
Irena B.
Vereinigtes Königreich
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Irena B.

Fiction Writer & Translator

Rate per word €0.05 EUR
  • Englisch (US, UK) Deutsch
Native in:
  • Deutsch

  • 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.
Silvia M.
Belgien
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Silvia M.

A reader lives a 1,000 lives before he dies (G. Martin)

Rate per word €0.10 EUR
Rate per hour €20.00 EUR
  • Französisch (Standard-France, Belgian) Italienisch (Standard-Italy)
  • Englisch (US, UK) Italienisch (Standard-Italy)
Native in:
  • Italienisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Graphics/Comics
I translated comic books when I was working for a video game company in France for 4 years.
I currently translated my first romance book on August 2017 via Babelcube.com and I've been hired to translate the whole 5-tomes series. I'm on tome 2 at the moment.
Peter S.
Niederlande
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Peter S.

Precise and imaginative translator

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
Rate per hour €25.00 EUR
  • Englisch Ungarisch
Native in:
  • Ungarisch
  • Englisch

  • 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.
Vereinigtes Königreich
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Luna J.

Translating words of art since 2013

  • Englisch Französisch
  • Spanisch Französisch
Native in:
  • Französisch

  • 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.
Spanien
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Susana E. C.

FR>ES Editorial translator|Philologist

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
Rate per hour €20.00 EUR
  • Französisch (Standard-France) Spanisch (Standard-Spain)
Native in:
  • Spanisch

  • 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.
Belgien
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Marjorie G.

Graduated, experienced but above all... passionate!

Rate per word €0.10 EUR
  • Englisch Französisch
  • Spanisch Französisch
Native in:
  • Französisch

  • 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!
Marissa A.
Peru
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Marissa A.

Exquisite translation of aromas, tastes and experiences

  • Englisch Spanisch
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  • Spanisch
  • Englisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
I'm a professional, certified Spanish translator with 7 years of translation experience and culinary translation has always been something I would like to dedicate more time to. I have a degree in Hospitality Management, and as part of my studies, I took four semesters related to cooking which included basic and advanced baking, Peruvian cuisine and French cuisine. I have always retained a keen interest in the culinary arts and I would love to combine my work with my love of food.
Viola S.
Deutschland
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Viola S.

Translator of novels and thrillers

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  • Englisch Deutsch
Native in:
  • Deutsch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
My usual topics are of a more technical nature but then I wanted to try my hand at thrillers/novels which worked out very well. Taking the characters' view and weighing every word, every nuance, was interesting and fun.
By now I have translated these books:
Love Target by Heidi Loeb Hegerich (novel)
Jump Cut (German title: Bildsprung) by Libby Fischer Hellmann (thriller)
as well as four shorter novels which are not yet in print.
JW N.
Vereinigte Staaten
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JW N.

Perfectionist Poetry & Prose Translation

Rate per word $0.14 USD
Rate per hour $40.00 USD
  • Russisch Englisch
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  • Russisch
  • Englisch

  • 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!
Elsa d.
Niederlande
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Elsa d.

Finding the right words to keep the original music

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  • Französisch Portugiesisch
  • Englisch Französisch
  • Englisch Portugiesisch
Native in:
  • Französisch
  • Portugiesisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
My academic training in languages and literature and my passion for reading and writing lead me to embrace literary translation as a logical outcome for my skills. I have been working the field for several years, with some published and credited (La Chartreuse de Parme, Stendhal (ISBN 84-9789-695-5) and 20000 lieues sous les mers, Jules Vernes (ISBN 84-9789-583-5) and others never credited.
I also started on my website a project for translators and self-publishing authors: linguaetcetera
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Michele R.
Vereinigte Staaten
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Michele R.

FR>EN translator and editor with MFA & Humanities PhD

Rate per word $0.05 USD
Rate per hour $25.00 USD
  • Französisch Englisch
Native in:
  • Englisch

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
I am currently translating French science fiction novel Incident sur Kenval by Philippe Mercurio.

Read a sample of my literary translation work: Komachi, by Judith Gautier
http://www.chronoskeep.com/pdfs/rosen_komachi_reunion.pdf

PhD in Humanities with emphasis on translation studies at the University of Texas at Dallas in 2015. My dissertation, "Translation in the Digital Age: Reconstructing Montaigne's 'Du Repentir'," includes a hypertext translation of an essay by Michel de Montaigne.
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