Susan Beard

Susan Beard

Summary

Literary and commercial translator

Contact Details

E-Mail: susanjbeard@talktalk.net

Biography

MA in Literary Translation from the University of East Anglia 2004/5. CIOL Diploma in Translation 1994, with distinction and merit. Former exam marker for CIOL Swedish to English DipTrans papers. UK resident and native British English speaker. Lived and worked in Sweden for 16 years where work included radio journalism (Utlandsprogrammet), script advisor and presenter of English language programmes for schools, and script translator and on-screen presenter of corporate videos for companies such as Volvo and SAS. Literary translations include 10 Astrid Lindgren books for children, 2 award-winning novels for young adults, a fantasy thriller for Faber & Faber, and 2 psychological thrillers for Corvus Atlantic.

Selected Publications

The Silver RoadJackson, Stina. The Silver Road.

Corvus, 2019. ISBN 9781786497307.

The White Rose Mystery: A Kalle Blomkvist mystery 3Lindgren, Astrid. The White Rose Mystery: A Kalle Blomkvist mystery 3.

Oxford University Press, 2018. ISBN 9780192749314.

Vaesen: Spirits and Monsters of Scandinavian FolkloreEgerkrans, Johan. Vaesen: Spirits and Monsters of Scandinavian Folklore.

BWahlströms, 2017. ISBN 9789132181948.

Norse GodsEgerkrans, Johan. Norse Gods.

BWahlströms, 2017. ISBN 9789132198144.

Master Detective. A Kalle Blomkvist mystery 1Lindgren, Astrid. Master Detective. A Kalle Blomkvist mystery 1.

Oxford University Press, 2017. ISBN 9780192749277.

Living Dangerously. A Kalle Blomkvist Mystery 2Lindgren, Astrid. Living Dangerously. A Kalle Blomkvist Mystery 2.

OUP Childrens Books, 2017. ISBN 9780192749291.

Nothing But Fun in Noisy VillageLindgren, Astrid. Nothing But Fun in Noisy Village.

Oxford University Press, 2016. ISBN 9780192739469.

Lotta's BikeLindgren, Astrid. Lotta's Bike.

Raben&Sjögren, 2016. ISBN 9789129700909.

Emil and the Bad ToothLindgren, Astrid. Emil and the Bad Tooth.

Raben&Sjögren, 2016. ISBN 9789129700916.

The Midsummer Tomte and the Little RabbitsStark, Ulf. The Midsummer Tomte and the Little Rabbits.

Floris Books, 2016. ISBN 9781782502449.

Happy Times in Noisy VillageLindgren, Astrid. Happy Times in Noisy Village.

Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN 9780192739476.

StalloSpjut, Stefan. Stallo.

Faber and Faber, 2015. ISBN 9780571296781.

Supernatural thriller.

Grunditz, Anette. Woodworking with Children.

Floris Books, 2014. ISBN 9781782500391.

The Children of Noisy VillageLindgren, Astrid. The Children of Noisy Village.

Oxford University Press, 2014. ISBN 9780192734594.

The Yule Tomte and the Little RabbitsStark, Ulf. The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits.

Floris Books, 2014. ISBN 9781782501367.

Me on the Floor, BleedingJägerfeld, Jenny. Me on the Floor, Bleeding.

Stockholm Text, 2013. ISBN 9789187173936.

Winner of the Swedish August Prize for best young adult novel 2010.

Thin IceEngström, Mikael . Thin Ice.

Little Island, 2011. ISBN 9781908195005.

Young adult novel by Swedish August Prize-nominated author 2001. Produced as a Swedish film 2012.

Emil and the Sneaky RatLindgren, Astrid. Emil and the Sneaky Rat.

Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 9780192727589.