Mélanie Taquet


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Academic degree

MA, Caen, France, 2021 (International cultures and literatures, major: nordic countries)

Additional subject-specific studies

Phd student in finnish literature, 2022 -
Children and YA literature translation, FILI, 2021
Course for Beginner Translators, FILI, 2021
Mentorship Program, FILI, 2020-2021
Summer translation course, CIMO, 2019
BA in nordic languages, cultures and literatures, major: Finland, Caen, France, 2019


Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Prose, Poetry, Literature for children and young people, Comics, Crime/detective, Fantasy & science fiction, Non-fiction

List of translations

L'autre option. Presses universitaires de Caen, 2022. Original title: Toinen vaihtoehto by Marisha Rasi-Koskinen. Genre: Prose. This short story is published in the anthology "L'été des abeilles", edited by Rea Peltola, Harri Veivo and Anna Helle.

Now translating

All the King's Men (Kun kuningas kuolee), Elina Backman

I will be pleased to write reader’s reports.

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Updated: 3.5.2023