Category Archives: ALTA Fellows

ALTA Fellow: Janet Kim Ha

Janet Kim Ha was born in 1985 in the Hyde Park area of Chicago, where her South Korean parents were PhD students. Because of the disparate nationality laws of the United States and South Korea, she was considered a citizen … Continue reading

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ALTA Fellow: Hai-Dang Phan

Hai-Dang Phan is a Vietnamese-English translator based in Iowa. Born in Vietnam and raised in Wisconsin, Hai-Dang earned his Ph.D. in Literary Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, writing a dissertation on literature and reconciliation after the Vietnam War. He … Continue reading

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ALTA Fellow: Joshua Daniel Edwin

Joshua Daniel Edwin was born into a family of incurable book-lovers in Baltimore, MD. Upon arriving at Emory University, where he attended college, he was delighted to discover an entire program devoted to the study and practice of creative writing. … Continue reading

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ALTA Fellow: Claire Van Winkle

Claire Van Winkle is currently pursuing her Master of Fine Arts degree at Queens College of the City University of New York, where she is following a dual track in Poetry Writing and Literary Translation.  She has been studying French … Continue reading

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ALTA Fellow: Alexandra Berlina

Alexandra Berlina was born in Moscow in 1984; she lives in Germany since 1997, teaches American literature since 2008 and is Anglophile to the point of taking sensual pleasure in the English language. From this mixture, either total madness or … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2012 ALTA Travel Fellowship Awards

The American Literary Translators Association is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2012 ALTA Travel Fellowship Awards. Each year, four to six fellowships in the amount of $1,000 are awarded to beginning (unpublished or minimally … Continue reading

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Thoughts on My Very First ALTA Conference

Guest post by Yardenne Greenspan When I opened Maria Suarez’s email, congratulating me on receiving the ALTA fellowship, the first thought that went through my mind was, “finally, something is happening.” Things were moving forward, evolving, and I could feel … Continue reading

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