Farah Hamzi

Farah Hamzi – Translator

English to French literary and audiovisual translator. I am specialized in fantasy literature for children, young adults but not only !

Overview

Hi,

I am Farah and as far as I can remember I have always loved stories. And English. So it did not come as a surprise when I decided to study English and then literary translation. I graduated in 2014 (Master degree in Literary Translation from English to French, Université d'Avignon). In 2015, I translated my very first book: the bestseller "Circus Mirandus" by Cassie

Beasley. Since then, I have worked for famous French publishers (Auzou, Glénat, Fleurus, Milan-as a reader). I also translate and proofread movies and webtoons. I work on various genres, but I am specialized in fantasy literature.

I love discovering new worlds through the writer's eyes, working and discussing the best way, the best word, to match his/her voice and tone. That is why I like fantasy and sci-fi literature best: the translator has to be creative as well as thorough to render a good translation.

Services
Fiction
Comics & Graphic Novels Dystopian Fantasy Middle Grade Fantasy Post-Apocalyptic Young Adult Fantasy
Languages
English to French
Certifications
  • Master degree in Literary Translation from English to French, Université d'Avignon

Work experience

Auzou, Glénat, Fleurus

Apr, 2015 — Present

I translate books for french publishers such as Auzou, Glénat, Fleurus

Portfolio

Micah Tuttle, un jeune orphelin, vit avec son grand-père loufoque Ephraïm dans une petite ville américaine. Son quotidien est bousculé du jour au lendemain lorsque ce dernier tombe gravement malade. Décidé à ne pas rester coincé avec sa grand-tante, une femme ... read more
Micah a réalisé son rêve : il vit désormais au Circus Mirandus en tant qu’apprenti du Plieur de Lumière. Tout semble pour le mieux dans le plus magique des mondes, entre la découverte de ce lieu aux mille surprises et l’apprentissage de ses pouvoirs. Mais c’es... read more

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