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ALTA NTA Shortlist Announced

Download the full ALTA NTA Shortlist 2014 Press Release. The winner of the award will be announced at the 2014 ALTA Conference, Nov. 12-15, 2014 in Milwaukee, WI. Here is what the three finalist judges, Barbara Epler (Publisher, New Directions), … Continue reading

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Megan Berkobien (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Megan Berkobien is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the same university, where she founded the department’s undergraduate translation journal, Canon Translation Review. Her time at Michigan was … Continue reading

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Tenzin Dickie (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Tenzin Dickie is a Tibetan-English translator living in NYC. She was born in a Tibetan refugee settlement in India, to parents who had crossed over from Tibet when they were children in the ’60s. It took her a long time … Continue reading

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Sara Novic (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Sara Nović is a fiction writer and composition professor currently stationed in Sunnyside, Queens. Her short fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, Guernica, The Massachusetts Review, and The Minnesota Review, with essays in The LA Review of Books, Ploughshares, and … Continue reading

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Christopher Tamigi (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Chris Tamigi is currently a third-year student in the University of Arkansas’ MFA program in literary translation. He primarily translates contemporary and twentieth-century Italian fiction. He was awarded the 2014 Lily Peter Creative Writing Fellowship in Translation, and his translation … Continue reading

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Annie Tucker (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Annie Tucker is a native New Yorker who divided her early life between her passions of dancing and reading, using both movement and words to imagine and inhabit different ways of being in the world. The summer before her freshman … Continue reading

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Alice Guthrie (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Alice Guthrie was unschooled as a child, growing up wild and free in a gentle rural backwater in the east of England, surrounded by books and stories and a creative family. At 14 she entered the state school system, another … Continue reading

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