Sébastien Cagnoli

Languages

Mother tongue

French

Translates from

Finnish

Translates to

French

Other language skills

Catalan, English, Estonian, German, Italian, Mari, Russian, Swedish

Education

Academic degree

Master of Science and Engineering, École Centrale de Nantes, 1998 (general engineering)
Master of Arts, Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales, 2009 (Komi language, culture and society)
Diplôme supérieur, Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales, 2007 (Finnish language and civilization)

Additional subject-specific studies

Seminar for young translators in Helsinki, FILI, August 2006.
Research in Finno-Ugric languages, cultures et societies (dir. Eva Toulouze), Inalco (CREE), 2009-2015.
Research in Komi culture, Syktyvkar State University, February-March 2011.
Translator in residence, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, September-December 2015.

Translations

Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Prose, Poetry, Drama

List of translations

Chambres. Opus, Helsinki, 2009. Original title: Huoneita by Caj Westerberg. Genre: Poetry. poems for a portfolio by Pentti Sammallahti

Ode à l'amour. Festival Printemps d'Europe (Lyon), 2011. Original title: Oodi rakkaudelle by Tuomas Timonen. Genre: Prose. subtitles for a live performance of poetry by Vihtori Rämä (Masi Eskolin) & Tuukka Vasama

Espoir. Siècle 21, n° 22, 2013. Original title: Toivo by Henriikka Tavi. Genre: Poetry. selected poems

Une jupe trop courte. Points, 2021. Original title: Liian lyhyt hame by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Poetry.

La chaleur d’une bête empaillée. Siècle 21, n° 22, 2013. Original title: Täytetyn eläimen lämpö by Tytti Heikkinen. Genre: Poetry. selected poems

Les oiseaux. Opus, Helsinki, 2006. Original title: - by Caj Westerberg. Genre: Prose. poems for a portfolio by Pentti Sammallahti; exhibition of the book at the Photography Museum, Nice, from Sep. 2020 to May 2021, with readings by Mari Laurila Lili & Emma Laurent

La poussière d'or sous nos pas. Riveneuve, 2006. Original title: - by Uuno Kailas. Genre: Poetry. selected poems with presentation; public reading at the Finnish Institute in Paris, Oct. 2007

Uuno Kailas Heinolasta Nizzaan. Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, 2015. Original title: - by Uuno Kailas. Genre: Poetry. selected poems with presentation, trans. into French and Occitan (Nissart) in collab. with Miquèu de Carabatta; concert-readings in Helsinki (SKS, 2015) & Nice (City library, 2018)

Le monde des animaux. Annexus Publishing, Espoo, 2011. Original title: Eläinten maa by Marsa Pihlaja. Genre: Prose.

Sans toucher terre. Rivages, 2021. Original title: Jalat ilmassa by Antti Rönkä. Genre: Prose.

O. Castor Astral, 2021. Original title: O by Miki Liukkonen. Genre: Prose.

Sœurs de cœur. Hachette, 2019. Original title: Sisarla by Salla Simukka. Genre: Literature for children and young people. also pocket edition 2021

Rouge comme le sang. Hachette, 2014. Original title: Punainen kuin veri by Salla Simukka. Genre: Literature for children and young people. also pocket edition 2014

Blanc comme la neige. Hachette, 2015. Original title: Valkea kuin lumi by Salla Simukka. Genre: Literature for children and young people. also pocket edition 2015

Noir comme l'ébène. Hachette, 2015. Original title: Musta kuin eebenbu by Salla Simukka. Genre: Literature for children and young people. also pocket edition 2015

La sage-femme. Actes Sud, 2014. Original title: Kätilö by Katja Kettu. Genre: Prose.

Le papillon de nuit. Actes Sud, 2020. Original title: Yöperhonen by Katja Kettu. Genre: Prose.

Les vaches de Staline. Stock, 2011. Original title: Stalinin lehmät by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose. also pocket edition 2013

Baby Jane. Stock, 2014. Original title: Baby Jane by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose. also pocket edition 2012

Purge. Stock, 2010. Original title: Puhdistus by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose. Prix du roman Fnac 2010. Prix Femina 2010. Choix des libraires 2012. Nordic Council Literature Prize 2010. Also audiobook 2011; France Loisirs 2011; pocket edition 2012.

Purge. Fennica Gehrman, 2013. Original title: Puhdistus by Jüri Reinvere. Genre: Prose. opera libretto after the novel by Sofi Oksanen

several articles. Le Vif / Focus; Stock; Livre de Poche; Le Nouveau Magazine Littéraire, 2011-2018. Original title: - by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Non-fiction.

Quora despareissèron lu colombs. IEO-CREO PACA, 2012. Original title: Kun kyhkyset katosivat by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose. trans. into Occitan (Nissart) in collab. with Miquèu de Carabatta; published before the French version

Quand les colombes disparurent. Stock, 2012. Original title: Kun kyhkyset katosivat by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose. also pocket edition 2013

Norma. Stock, 2017. Original title: Norma by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose. also pocket edition 2018

Le parc à chiens. Stock, 2021. Original title: Koirapuisto by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose.

Une soirée de toute cruauté. Actes Sud, 2019. Original title: Ilta on julma by Karo Hämäläinen. Genre: Prose.

Sondage au pif. Actes Sud, 2013. Original title: Nenäpäivä by Mikko Rimminen. Genre: Prose.

Ils ne savent pas ce qu'ils font. Fayard, 2017. Original title: He eivät tiedä mitä tekevät by Jussi Valtonen. Genre: Prose. also pocket edition 2019

Le plan de sauvetage. Siècle 21, n° 22, 2013. Original title: Pelastautumissuunnitelma by Joni Pyysalo. Genre: Prose. Short story from the collection "Ja muita novelleja"

Le récif. Actes Sud, 2016. Original title: Karikko by Seita Vuorela-Parkkola. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Finnhits. Siècle 21, n° 22, 2013. Original title: Finnhits by Kari Hotakainen. Genre: Prose. selected short texts

La mort d'Orvar Klein. Gaïa, 2007. Original title: Orvar Kleinin kuolema by Daniel Katz. Genre: Prose.

L'amour du lion berbère. Gaïa, 2011. Original title: Berberileijonan rakkaus by Daniel Katz. Genre: Prose.

Innocence. Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, 2020 (cancelled); 2021. Original title: Innocence by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Drama. opera libretto, music by Kaija Saariaho

Belle nuit de gel. Marché de la poésie (Paris), 2006. Original title: Kaunis hallayö by Kirsi Kunnas. Genre: Poetry. selection of poems; public readings in 2006 at the 24th poetry festival in Paris

Un pays de neige et de cendres. Le Seuil, 2022. Original title: Tuhkaan piirretty maa by Petra Rautiainen. Genre: Prose.

Now translating

Niillas Holmberg, Halla Helle, éd. du Seuil; Miki Liukkonen, Elisabet, Le Castor Astral; Pirkko Saisio, Pienin yhteinen jaettava & Vastavalo & Punainen erokirja, Robert Laffont



Updated: 29.11.2021