Elaine Kennedy

Elaine Kennedy

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City : Victoria
Province : BC
Country : Canada

Membership category : Full member

About / Bio

A native of Toronto now living in Victoria, Elaine Kennedy studied at York University (Honours B.A. in English Literature), the Sorbonne (Diplôme de langue et civilisation françaises) and the Université de Montréal (M.A. in Translation). A certified member of OTTIAQ, she has taught translation at Concordia University and worked as a translator in the academic, cultural and corporate sectors. Her translations of a literary nature include both fiction and non-fiction.


    French -> English

Literary Types

  • Non fiction
  • Fiction

Selected Bibliography

  • Didier Leclair, "Toronto, I Love You" (translation of "Toronto, je t'aime"), Toronto: Mawenzi House, 2022
  • "Under a Kabul Sky: Short Fiction by Afghan Women" (translation of "Sous le ciel de Kaboul : Nouvelles de femmes afghanes"), Toronto: Inanna Publications, 2022
  • Didier Leclair, "This Country of Mine" (translation of "Ce pays qui est le mien"), Aylmer, Québec: Deux Voiliers Publishing, 2018
  • Micheline Sauriol, "Tender is the Light" (translation of "Passion et Dévotion"), Self-published, 2015
  • Didier Leclair, “One Way West" (co-translation of a condensed excerpt from the novel "Un passage vers l’Occident"), JONAH magazine 2 (Winter 2015)
  • Yumi Narasawa, "Christian Altars in Southern Gaul (5th-12th Centuries)" (translation of the abstract for "Les autels chrétiens du Sud de la Gaule (Ve-XIIe siècles)"), Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2015, pp. 577-583
  • Didier Leclair, “It’s Late, Doctor Schweitzer” (translation of “Il est tard Docteur Schweitzer.” Chapter I of "Ce pays qui est le mien"), carte blanche 20 (Winter 2014)
  • Daniel Chartier, "A.C.R. Grønland" (translation of the introduction to the photograph collection "A.C.R. Grønland"), Imagoborealis, Québec City: Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2009
  • Antoine Baudin, ed., "Photography, Modern Architecture and Design: The Alberto Sartoris Collection/Objects from the Vitra Design Museum" (co-translation of "Photographie et architecture moderne : La collection Alberto Sartoris"), Lausanne: Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes, 2005
  • André Lortie, ed., "The 60s: Montréal thinks big" (co-translation of "Les années 60 : Montréal voit grand"), Montréal: Canadian Centre for Architecture, 2004
  • Jean Clair, ed., "Cosmos, From Romanticism to Avant-garde" (co-translation of "Cosmos : du Romantisme à l’Avant-garde"), Montréal: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1999

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