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Isabel P.
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Isabel P.

Keeping the authors' unique style is my goal

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  • אנגלית ספרדית (Standard-Spain)
  • גרמנית ספרדית (Standard-Spain)
  • קטלונית ספרדית (Standard-Spain)
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A bookworm since the age of three, I've worked part-time in publishing, proofreading and edited over 30 books (fiction, non fiction, children's, poetry). With music training and singing experience, I also adapt songs for performance. My latest translations EN/ES:
Sci-fi: The Girl in the Golden Atom, by R.Cummings
Romance-Sci-Fi: Anna Zaire's: Close Liaisons, Close Obsession, Close Remembrance, The Prisoner of the Krinar
Psychology: CBT Worksheets, by J. Manning (unpublished).
Jan H.
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Jan H.

PHD in German Literature at your service

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  • איטלקית (Standard-Italy) גרמנית (Germany)
  • אנגלית (British) גרמנית (Germany)
  • צרפתית (Standard-France) גרמנית (Germany)
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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).
Ramey R.
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Ramey R.

fluent finesse in fiction & fact

Rate per hour €0.12 EUR
  • גרמנית (Germany) אנגלית (US)
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  • Plays
  • Poetry
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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

I LOVE MY JOB!
Irena B.
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Irena B.

Fiction Writer & Translator

Rate per word €0.05 EUR
  • אנגלית (US, UK) גרמנית
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  • 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.
Viola S.
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Viola S.

Translator of novels and thrillers

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
  • אנגלית גרמנית
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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.
Annalisa P.
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Annalisa P.

I am like a leaf of grass, Walt would say: straight!

Rate per word €0.06 EUR
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  • גרמנית איטלקית
  • אנגלית איטלקית
  • צרפתית איטלקית
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  • Short stories
I did translate some short stories and a children's book (canadian/american to italian).
I am a passionate reader and so much interested in literary translations!
I am curious and interested, quick but precise!
Luz M.
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Luz M.

Read as naturally as the source

Rate per word $0.16 USD
Rate per hour $34.00 USD
  • אנגלית ספרדית
  • גרמנית ספרדית
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I am a translator by training. My literary translation journey started at university in Lima, Peru when I was a student who needed to finish projects for the literary translation workshops every day. We translated essays from George Orwell, for example, as well as other contemporary British and American writers. In the German language, we translated writers like Thomas Mann, Hermann Hesse and Friedrich Nietzsche, Christa Wolf, etc. I love literary translation.
Giusy N.
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Giusy N.

novels

  • אנגלית איטלקית
  • פולנית איטלקית
  • גרמנית איטלקית
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  • Short stories
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I've translated a book called "the nightingale of Broadway" from english to italian, of Stanley Tocci. I translate songs from english to italian and poems.
Gregory B.
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Gregory B.

I am a child of the 60s whose tastes span centuries.

Rate per word $0.08 USD
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  • גרמנית אנגלית
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  • Poetry
Working on the English translation of "The Anti-Semite Makers", a political volume by Abraham Melzer, a German Jew who is highly critical of the Israeli occupation of Palestine, and who resents the manner in which even Jews who fit that description are labeled "Anti-Semites" by the Israeli government and its supporters. We are looking for an English-language publisher. German publisher: Westend, Berlin

Herr Melzer has just been nominated for the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize.
Linda G.
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Linda G.

Literary perfection

Rate per word €0.10 EUR
Rate per hour €35.00 EUR
  • גרמנית (Germany) אנגלית (US)
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  • Short stories
Native speaker of US English with Ph.D. in German Literature from the University of CA-Berkeley. I started my literary translating career while still in graduate school, translating Early Modern German texts associated with my dissertation, and have continued on from there. Most recently, I have translated some of Rainer Maria Rilke's short stories and an "indie" young adult novel by an up-and-coming author. My aim is always to make the English text sound perfectly fluid and native.
Marcos R.
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Marcos R.

Precision and good style

Rate per word €0.10 EUR
Rate per hour €30.00 EUR
  • גרמנית ספרדית
  • אנגלית ספרדית
  • צרפתית ספרדית
  • איטלקית ספרדית
  • פורטוגזית ספרדית
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  • Short stories
I have translated psychoanalisis books, literary books, a dictionary of political science, two philosophy books, two books on economics and money history, and many books for children and philosophy articles in specialized magazines.
Erich F.
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Erich F.

Von gutem Deutsch auf sinnvolles Englisch übertragen..!

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  • גרמנית אנגלית
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NAATI [Aust.] Cert.Translator, 25 yrs experience, some 30 book translations for 3 different publishers and several independent authors. Most recently as sole translator of "ANA - The Quiet Death of a Rebel" (65,000 words -243 Pages), preceded by " Better the whole World against me than my Soul" (as team translator, with 35,000 words). Previous history as book translator with about 25 titles, often as narratives (pet care), travelogues. Detailed references available .
Ester V.
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Ester V.

EN/IT/GE > ES/CAT literary translations

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  • ספרדית קטלונית
  • אנגלית קטלונית
  • אנגלית ספרדית
  • גרמנית קטלונית
  • גרמנית ספרדית
  • איטלקית קטלונית
  • איטלקית ספרדית
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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
Nicoletta A.
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Nicoletta A.

Experienced translator degree in English literature

Rate per word €0.02 EUR
Rate per hour €15.00 EUR
  • אנגלית איטלקית (Standard-Italy)
  • גרמנית איטלקית
  • צרפתית איטלקית
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  • איטלקית

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Short stories
For Gruppo Editoriale Repubblica-L'Espresso the following short stories (parallel text edition):
- Robert Louis Stevenson, The Bottle Imp, 1896 >> Il diavolo nella bottiglia (2008)
- Rudyard Kipling, The Man Who Would Be King, 1888 >> L'uomo che volle essere re (2009)
- Henry James, Sir Edmund Orme, 1891 >> Sir Edmund Orme (2009)
- Sherwood Anderson, The Return, 1933 >> Il ritorno (2015)
- Richard Harding Davis, The Frame Up, 1915 >> Il complotto (2015)
Simon V.
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Simon V.

Experienced writer, translator

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  • גרמנית אנגלית
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  • Plays
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
  • Songs
I am a published writer of fiction and I write in collaboration with a filmmaker in writing film scripts.
I have over fifteen years of experience as a translator in many areas, and in terms of literary works, beginning in 2013 and via agencies, have ended up translating short stories, poems, songs, the occasional play and film script, a few children’s books, philosophical essays, and literary criticism. It would be a pleasure for me to do more of the same.
Markus M.
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Markus M.

Translator of feelings, not of words.

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
  • אנגלית גרמנית (Germany)
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Highlight:
Tango-Meister: Osvaldo Pugliese (Tango Masters: Osvaldo Pugliese) by Michael Lavocah.
Alejandro V.
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Alejandro V.

Hard-working, reliable, professional

Rate per hour €25.00 EUR
  • אנגלית ספרדית (Standard-Spain)
  • גרמנית ספרדית (Standard-Spain)
  • פורטוגזית ספרדית (Standard-Spain)
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I have been working as a translator since 2014. I specialize mainly in technical and institutional translation, but I also have experience translating literary texts, like "Diary of an Almost Cool Boy (https://www.amazon.es/Diario-chico-del-todo-guay-ebook/dp/B00YSWWPIG). I was one of the finalists of the 17th Proz.com Translation Contest "The Sounds of Silence". This can give you an idea of how much I strive to excel in my professional career. Do not hesitate to contact me!
Liselotte H.
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Liselotte H.

Committed to making the text work.

Rate per word €0.11 EUR
Rate per hour €40.00 EUR
  • הולנדית גרמנית
  • אנגלית גרמנית
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  • Poetry
  • Short stories
After completing a Magister(~MA)-diploma in Dutch Literature at the University of Vienna, specializing on Hugo Claus and William Faulkner, I lived in the US for six years. Since 2016 I have been translating several samples for publishers and have taken classes in literary translating with Ulrich Blumenbach, Christian Hansen, Dr. Ina Pfitzner, Rolf Erdorf and others. In 2018 I earned a scholarship from the Expertisecentrum Literair Vertalen. Two of my translations have been published.
Jana M.
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Jana M.

A EN to CZ literary translator

Rate per word 0.75 CZK
Rate per hour 300.00 CZK
  • גרמנית צ׳כית
  • אנגלית צ׳כית
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  • צ׳כית

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• Nelson DeMille - The Cuban Affair - a novel
• Patsy Bennett – Zodiac Signs
• Federico Silvestri – Atlas of Flags
• Anthony Kiedis – Scar Tissue - autobiography of the frontman of Red Hot Chili Peppers
• John Williams - My Son is not Rainman - a novel
Isabella N.
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Isabella N.

Making your books sound Italian, not just translated

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  • אנגלית איטלקית
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  • ספרדית איטלקית
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Isabella graduated in Foreign Languages and Literature in Bologna, Italy, in 1994 and is listed as Expert Interpreter and Translator at the local Chamber of Commerce. In 2019 she won the "Bottega dei Traduttori" (The Translators' Workshop) literary translation competition.

Literary translations and scouting comprise books in the following categories: Romance, Young Adult, Children, Crime fiction, Comic and Graphic Novels, Non Fiction and History.
Lisa W.
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Lisa W.

German translations which resonate

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As an avid reader with a literary education (Master's degree in English Literature, BA Comparative Literature), I am open to all literary projects.

However, my past experience and specialized knowledge focuses on non-fiction books in the equestrian / dog training / animal psychology niche.

In 2019, I translated the equestrian guide Dressage Dynamics by international judge and horse trainer Beth Baumert for the German Franckh Kosmos Verlag, to be published in German by autumn 2020.
Emily P.
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Emily P.

For fluid, stylish, faithful translations into English

Rate per word €0.09 EUR
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  • גרמנית אנגלית
  • צרפתית אנגלית
  • ספרדית אנגלית
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- Full-time freelance translator (literary and non-literary) since 2007.
- Extensive experience in non-fiction literary translation (see profile for full publications list)
- Great confidence in ability to translate fiction
- A life-long avid reader + experience in written journalism, hence strong ability to render literary texts into natural, fluid English
- Attended literary translation seminars at the London Book Fair
Edwin M.
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Edwin M.

A way with words.

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  • גרמנית אנגלית
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I've been translating for film and TV since 1999, and in 2012 changed direction somewhat to novels. So far, my work has focused on fantasy and historical-romance novels for AmazonCrossing, Fischer Tor and Piper Verlag, including bestsellers from Bernhard Hennen and Petra Durst-Benning. Australian by birth, widely traveled, I completed my MFA in fiction writing at the University of Oregon in 1995. In 1996, I was shortlisted for the prestigious Australian/Vogel Award for young writers.
Anne O.
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Anne O.

Creative Professional

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  • צרפתית אנגלית (US)
  • גרמנית אנגלית (US)
  • איטלקית אנגלית (US)
  • ספרדית אנגלית (US)
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I received my B.A. in Modern Languages & Linguistics from the University of Oxford, with a heavy focus on literary translation. Since then, I have translated a wide variety of non-fiction short texts for museums, universities, and magazines on topics including history, art history, sociology, and life sciences, and have recently begun translating poetry. As an avid reader in all my languages, I am always seeking creative, fiction projects!
Ana C.
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Ana C.

Contemporary novels and theater plays into Portuguese

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  • גרמנית פורטוגזית (European/Portugal)
  • אנגלית פורטוגזית (European/Portugal)
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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.
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Cécile B.
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Cécile B.

Bringing great Fantasy and Sci-Fi to French speakers

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  • אנגלית צרפתית
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The main focus of my Bachelor in translation was litterature and culture. In 2016, I translated my first book, a fantasy novela, The Seventh Horse by D.P. Prior. I then continued to work with D.P. Prior and started collaborating with Craig Zerf and E.J. Stevens on their book series. I specialize in fantasy and sci-fi. To this day, I have translated 14 books (novels and novellas) for those authors. The complete list is available on my website https://cecilebenedic.com/english/translated-books/
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