Mélanie Taquet


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Academic degree

Phd student, Caen, France, 2022 - ongoing (Finnish literature)

Additional subject-specific studies

Master's Degree in International cultures and literatures, major: nordic countries, University of Caen, France, 2021

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.

L'océan a mal au ventre. Lasten Keskus, 2023. Original title: Meren maha on kipeä by Pirjo Havia. Genre: Literature for children and young people. French translation only available in Benin

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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Päivitetty: 25.9.2023