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Vladimir D.
United States
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Vladimir D.

See different worlds with my eyes

Rate per word $0.08 USD
Rate per hour $30.00 USD
  • English Russian
  • English Ukrainian
Native in:
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
Literary translations:
Fiction: “Under the Black Ensign”, “To the Stars”, both by L.Ron Hubbard.
Non-fiction: “Building Civil Societies: A Guide for Social and Political Activism” by H. Hoodfar, N. Pazira, Ideaccess.
Russian & Ukrainian versions of the Good News English course - teach-yourself English course based on the Bible. The Good News Publications, London, UK.
Russian translation of the book “After the Due Order” by Larry Gordon. The Name Ministries, Iowa, USA.
Canada literary award.
Natalia K.
Poland
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Natalia K.

En-Ru literary translator and editor

Rate per word $0.09 USD
Rate per hour $30.00 USD
  • English Russian
Native in:
  • Russian

  • 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
Isabel P.
Spain
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Isabel P.

Keeping the authors' unique style is my goal

Rate per word €0.06 EUR
Rate per hour €30.00 EUR
  • English Spanish (Standard-Spain)
  • German Spanish (Standard-Spain)
  • Catalan Spanish (Standard-Spain)
Native in:
  • Spanish

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
  • Songs
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Psychology: CBT Worksheets, by J. Manning (unpublished).
Rafa L.
United States
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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
  • English Portuguese
  • Spanish Portuguese
  • Italian Portuguese
  • Spanish English
  • Italian English
Native in:
  • Portuguese
  • English

  • 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 .
Nathalie R.
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Nathalie R.

A wordsmith from English to French

Rate per word 0.10 GBP
Rate per hour 35.00 GBP
  • English (UK) French (Standard-France)
Native in:
  • French

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
I have an academic background in English and American literature (Degree at Aix-en-Provence University), in English & Economics (Masters at the Sorbonne University), in translation (Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation). I have worked many years in creative and business specialisations. I have translated two art books, three children books and I am currently working on five children's books. I am a member of the SoA and would love to translate more art and children's books.
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
  • English Italian
Native in:
  • Italian

  • 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.
Macedonia (FYROM)
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Rodna R.

Going the extra mile...

Rate per word €0.14 EUR
Rate per hour €35.00 EUR
  • Swedish Macedonian
  • English Macedonian
Native in:
  • Macedonian

  • 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
Evgeny T.
United States
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Evgeny T.

Every Word Is a Feast

Rate per word $0.15 USD
Rate per hour $40.00 USD
  • English Russian
Native in:
  • Russian

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Graphics/Comics
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
  • Songs
Professional translator since 1993. I prefer to work with highly specialized creative literary, philosophical, spiritual and health-care, learning, education, art, self-improvement, psychology and diet-related texts. SME in the Russian culture, slang, colloquialisms.

I am used to working with complex concepts and figurative language - translated works of Martin Luther, John Calvin and Charles Spurgeon.

Over 100+ books translated and edited.
Jan H.
Germany
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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
  • Italian (Standard-Italy) German (Germany)
  • English (British) German (Germany)
  • French (Standard-France) German (Germany)
Native in:
  • German

  • 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).
Vladka K.
Bulgaria
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Vladka K.

Professional Literary Translator, 2000+ Pages Published

Rate per word €0.06 EUR
Rate per hour €0.06 EUR
  • English Bulgarian
Native in:
  • Bulgarian

  • 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
Barış A.
United Kingdom
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Barış A.

Translator/lecturer with almost 100 book translations.

Rate per word 0.03 GBP
Rate per hour 20.00 GBP
  • English Turkish
Native in:
  • Turkish

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Graphics/Comics
  • Short stories
I am a native Turkish translator living in the UK. I have been translating professionally for 19 years. I have translated almost a hundred books into Turkish. I translated Mary Shelley, H.G. Wells, M.R. James, LeFanu, Ray Bradbury, H.P. Lovecraft, R.E. Howard, Dan Simmons, Harlan Ellison, Anne McCaffrey, Roger Zelazny, Terry Brooks, Jenniffer Armentrout, and many more. I am experienced in science-fiction, fantasy, horror, gothic and young adult genres. Please see my profile for the list.
Gordana P.
Macedonia (FYROM)
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Gordana P.

Lover of literary lyrics ;)

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
Rate per hour €30.00 EUR
  • English (US, UK, French) Macedonian
  • Spanish Macedonian
Native in:
  • English
  • Macedonian

  • 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.
Germany
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Ramey R.

fluent finesse in fiction & fact

Rate per hour €0.12 EUR
  • German (Germany) English (US)
Native in:
  • English

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Poetry
  • Songs
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!
Ulkar N.
Azerbaijan
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Ulkar N.

Pursuing the meaning

Rate per word $0.05 USD
  • English Azerbaijani
  • Russian Azerbaijani
Native in:
  • Azerbaijani

  • 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
Dylan Jan H.
Australia
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Dylan Jan H.

Certified professional

Rate per word $0.12 USD
Rate per hour $45.00 USD
  • Thai English
Native in:
  • English

  • 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.
United Kingdom
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Irena B.

Fiction Writer & Translator

Rate per word €0.05 EUR
  • 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.
Sophie C.
Spain
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Sophie C.

"The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to

Rate per word €0.09 EUR
Rate per hour €30.00 EUR
  • French English
  • Spanish English
Native in:
  • English

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
write what you mean". (R.L. Stevenson)
Highly trained in literature, philosophy and journalism, I have an arsenal of words to take on whatever swashbuckling literary adventures come my way.
Recent work:
Around Every Corner: Autobiographical novel, Marie-Emmanuelle Verhoeven
Angel Mist: Sci-fi novel & Netflix ser, P. Laby & C. Combaz
Pilgrim: Sci-fi Netflix series
Revue Temps: Online literature, philosophy and science magazine
Fingermax: Poetry for children
Peter S.
Netherlands
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Peter S.

Precise and imaginative translator

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
Rate per hour €25.00 EUR
  • 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.
Hungary
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Luna J.

Translating words of art since 2013

  • 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.
Marjorie G.
Belgium
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Marjorie G.

Graduated, experienced but above all... passionate!

Rate per word €0.10 EUR
  • 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!
Viola S.
Germany
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Viola S.

Translator of novels and thrillers

Rate per word €0.08 EUR
  • English German
Native in:
  • German

  • 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.
United States
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JW N.

Perfectionist Poetry & Prose Translation

Rate per word $0.14 USD
Rate per hour $40.00 USD
  • 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!
Alda L.
Brazil
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Alda L.

47 books translated, 11 years experience

Rate per word $0.10 USD
Rate per hour $30.00 USD
  • English (US, British, UK, Canadian, Australian) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Native in:
  • Portuguese

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Plays
  • Short stories
I'm an English < > Brazilian Portuguese translator with 11 years of experience, 47 books translated, and 1,500+ hours of interpreting work. I also do some proofreading, transcription, and localization, and write book reviews/reports (book scouting).

I've translated mostly fiction (Drama, Romance, Comedy, Thriller, Historical, Fantasy) for the Teen, Young Adult and Adults audience, and also a few TED Books, autobiographies, biographies, and business/self-development books.
Michele R.
United States
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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
  • French English
Native in:
  • English

  • 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.
RAQUEL C.
Portugal
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RAQUEL C.

Skillful, passionate, creative writer

Rate per word €0.05 EUR
Rate per hour €15.00 EUR
  • English Portuguese
  • French Portuguese
Native in:
  • English
  • Portuguese

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
– translation of the Correio de Africa Newspaper (1921-24) with Scholarly Apparatus. This newspaper included many short stories and poetry and the general style was more literary than journalistic. The project received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor (U. Maryland). (PT-ENG).
– translation of a biographical novel by a Portuguese author which included Poetry. (PT-ENG)
– translation of a philosophical essay by a Portuguese author (ENG-PT).
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Eleonora M.
Portugal
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Eleonora M.

[PT>IT] Portuguese&Brazilian Literature Specialist

Rate per word $0.07 USD
Rate per hour $35.00 USD
  • Portuguese (Brazilian, European/Portugal) Italian (Standard-Italy)
  • English (US, British) Italian (Standard-Italy)
Native in:
  • Italian

  • Professional experience:
  • Books
  • Poetry
  • Short stories
Poetry Translation – 2018
Literature Translation – Book PT(BR)>IT
“Resposta ao Terno”, Daniel Blume

Poetry Translation - 2018
Miscellaneous poems collected on a Facebook Page
"Poesie del Quotidiano", Miguel Alves Dos Santos
Poems PT(EU)>IT

BabelCube – 2017
Translation of a Book PT(BR)>IT
“Um perverso tom de vinho”, Matheus Mundim
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