Forward Translations

Rachel Ward MA, MITI

I am a freelance translator of literary and creative texts from German and French to English and a qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) and the Translators' Association of the Society of Authors.

Why work with me?

A good translator must be a good writer, and a good writer needs to read! I have a passion for books and language alike, and my translations are always readable with a sure grasp of the appropriate style for the text. Let me help you bring your words into English as beautiful as your book or website.

Whatever your language-related needs, get in touch. If I cannot help you myself, I may be able to recommend somebody who can.

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Don't just take my word for it though - see what past clients have to say.

Rachel is a fine translator and absolutely reliable. We heartily recommend her for any kind of translation! - BrainStorm Sprachdienstleistungen GmbH

Rachel provided a very good and timely translation. Very professional, as always, thank you. - Aneta Mesmer, Translation Management Ltd

Excellent style, very reliable and always on time. Thanks a lot for the good work.
- Stefan Schaller, Energy Translations