Samanta Katarina Milton Knowles

Languages

Mother tongue

Italian, Swedish

Translates from

Finland Swedish

Translates to

Italian

Other language skills

Danish, English

Education

Academic degree

Master's degree in Linguistic Sciences, Università per Stranieri di Siena, 2016 (Translation theory - Translating Astrid Lindgren)

Additional subject-specific studies

Seminar for Translators of Swedish Children's Literature into Italian, 2013/14 and 2015/16.
Seminar for Translators of Children's Literature from all languages into Italian, Villa Garbald (CH), October 2018.

Translations

Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Literature for children and young people, Comics, Crime/detective, Fantasy & science fiction, Language, Literature

List of translations

Girls. Feltrinelli, 2016. Original title: Pojkarna by Jessica Schiefauer. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

La casa senza specchi. Rizzoli, 2017. Original title: Ett hus utan speglar by Mårten Sandén. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Greta Grintosa. Iperborea, 2017. Original title: Kajsa Kavat, Nils Karlsson Pyssling by Astrid Lindgren. Genre: Literature for children and young people. Group translation

La strega. Marsilio, 2017. Original title: Häxan by Camilla Läckberg. Genre: Prose. Translated with Laura Cangemi, Alessandro Borini and Valeria Gorla

Il frutto della conoscenza. Fandango Libri, 2017. Original title: Kunskapens frukt by Liv Strömquist. Genre: Comics.

Katitzi. Iperborea, 2018. Original title: Katitzi by Katarina Taikon. Genre: Literature for children and young people. Translated with Laura Cangemi

La gita di classe. Qudulibri, 2014. Original title: Klassresan by Moni Nilsson. Genre: Literature for children and young people. Group translation

Sabbie mobili. Salani, 2018. Original title: Störst av allt by Malin Persson Giolito. Genre: Prose.

Running wild. UTET, 2018. Original title: Löparens hjärta by Markus Torgeby. Genre: Prose.

Ci si vede all'Obse. Camelozampa, 2018. Original title: Vi ses i Obsan by Cilla Jackert. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Sorellina Coniglio e i suoi amici. Bohem Press, 2018. Original title: Lilla Syster kanin och alla hennes vänner by Ulf Nilsson & Eva Eriksson. Genre: Children’s picture books.

I sentimenti del principe Carlo. Fandango, 2018. Original title: Prins Charles känsla by Liv Strömquist. Genre: Comics.

Peter e Petra. Iperborea, 2018. Original title: Kajsa Kavat, Nils Karlsson Pyssling by Astrid Lindgren. Genre: Literature for children and young people. Translated with Alessandra Albertari and Alessandro Borini

Pom e Pim. Beisler, 2019. Original title: Pom och Pim by Lena & Olof Lanström. Genre: Children’s picture books.

Una famiglia quasi normale. Rizzoli, 2019. Original title: En helt vanlig familj by Mattias Edvardsson. Genre: Prose.

La mia vita felice. Il Castoro, 2020. Original title: Mitt lyckliga liv by Rose Lagercrantz. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Bugie sepolte. Salani, 2019. Original title: Lotus blues by Kristina Ohlsson. Genre: Prose.

Katitzi e il piccolo Swing. Iperborea, 2019. Original title: Katitzi och Swing by Katarina Taikon. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

I'm every woman. Fandango, 2019. Original title: Einsteins nya fru by Liv Strömquist. Genre: Comics.

Pippi Calzelunghe. Edizione integrale. Salani, 2020. Original title: Pippi Långstrump by Astrid Lindgren. Genre: Literature for children and young people. Editing of the translation by Donatella Ziliotto and A. Palme Sanavio

Il regalo. Beisler, 2020. Original title: Slottet by Emma AdBåge. Genre: Children’s picture books.

La Buca. Camelozampa, 2020. Original title: Gropen by Emma AdBåge. Genre: Children’s picture books.

Conosci Pippi Calzelunghe?. Nord-Sud, 2020. Original title: Känner du Pippi Långstrump? by Astrid Lindgren. Genre: Children’s picture books.

Fatti assodati sulle uova. Camelozampa, 2020. Original title: Hårdkokta fakta om ägg by Lena Sjöberg. Genre: Children’s picture books.

Luci nella notte. Camelozampa, 2020. Original title: Natten lyser! by Lena Sjöberg. Genre: Children’s picture books.

La rosa più rossa si schiude. Fandango, 2020. Original title: Den rödaste rosen slår ut by Liv Strömquist. Genre: Comics.

Il mio cuore ride e saltella. Il Castoro, 2020. Original title: Mitt hjärta hoppar och skrattar by Rose Lagercrantz. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Le catastrofi del giorno. Camelozampa, 2020. Original title: Dagens katastrofer by Cilla Jackert. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Apnea. Marsilio, 2019. Original title: Mittvatten by Arne Dahl. Genre: Prose. Translated with Alessandro Borini

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"Katitzi i ormgropen" by Katarina Taikon

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Updated: 11.11.2020