Michal Svec

Languages

Mother tongue

Czech

Translates from

Finnish

Translates to

Czech

Other language skills

English

Education

Academic degree

MA, Charles University, Prague, 2012 (Finnish philology)

Additional subject-specific studies

Classical Archaeology - MA (2012)

Comparative Literature - PhD student since 2016

Translations

Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Prose, Poetry, Literature for children and young people, Comics, Fantasy & science fiction, Archeology, Architecture, Art, Art history, Geography, History, Language, Literature

List of translations

Strážkyně pramene. Plus (Albatros Media), 2014. Original title: Teemestarin kirja by Emmi Itäranta. Genre: Prose. English title: Memory of Water

Laura. XYZ (Albatros Media), 2015. Original title: Laura by J. K. Johansson. Genre: Prose. Palokaski trilogy, Part 1

Noora. XYZ (Albatros Media), 2015. Original title: Noora by J. K. Johansson. Genre: Prose. Palokaski trilogy, Part 2

Venla. XYZ (Albatros Media), 2016. Original title: Venla by J. K. Johansson. Genre: Prose. Palokaski trilogy, Part 3

Dopis pro mou ženu. Dybbuk, 2016. Original title: Kirje vaimolleni by Pentti Saarikoski. Genre: Prose.

Oni nevědí, co činí. LEDA, 2018. Original title: He eivät tiedä mitä tekevät by Jussi Valtonen. Genre: Prose. English title: They Know Not What They Do

Kepler62: Kniha 1 - Pozvánka. Host, 2018. Original title: Kepler62: Kirja 1 - Kutsu by Timo Parvela, Bjørn Sortland, Pasi Pitkänen. Genre: Literature for children and young people. Kepler62 series, Part 1; translated together with Jitka Jindřišková

V domě básnířky. Dybbuk, 2018. Original title: Runoilijan talossa by Helena Sinervo. Genre: Prose.

Kepler62: Kniha 3 - Cesta. Host, 2018. Original title: Kepler62: Kirja 3 - Matka by Timo Parvela, Bjørn Sortland, Pasi Pitkänen. Genre: Literature for children and young people. Kepler62 series, Part 3; translated together with Jitka Jindřišková

Kepler62: Kniha 5 - Virus. Host, 2019. Original title: Kepler62: Kirja 5 - Virus by Timo Parvela, Bjørn Sortland, Pasi Pitkänen. Genre: Literature for children and young people. Kepler62 series, Part 3; translated together with Jitka Jindřišková

Stříbrnou stezkou, zlatistou cestou; Král lovec (in: Finská čítanka). Labyrint, 2019. Original title: Hopeista tietä, kultaista kujaa; Metsästäjäkuningas by Emmi Itäranta; Johanna Sinisalo. Genre: Prose. Two short stories for the anthology

Antihrdina. Větrné mlýny, 2019. Original title: Antisankari by Alexandra Salmela. Genre: Prose.

Co padá z nebe. Beta Dobrovský, 2019. Original title: Taivaalta tippuvat asiat by Selja Ahava. Genre: Prose.

Now translating

Mannerheim's memoirs; anthology of Finnish poetry



I will be pleased to write reader’s reports.

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Updated: 28.11.2019