AWP15 Bookfair Bingo: Translation!

This year, to help navigate the overwhelming riches of the #AWP15 bookfair, join ALTA for a game of Translation Bookfair Bingo! One person each day will win 26+ amazing books from the 25 incredible independent presses participating in the game. (See below for the books you could win!). bookfair bingo cardSo here’s how to play.

  1. Come to the ALTA booth (1407) and pick up a card.
  2. Go to the tables on the Bookfair Bingo card and have them mark your card.
  3. Return the fully completed card to us, and keep an eye on your email or Twitter or both to see if you won for the day!

Easy, and a great way to find some of the most interesting international literature at AWP.

Participating Presses & Books:

Action Books

Alice James Books

Archipelago Books

Argos Books

BOA Editions

Coffee House Press

Copper Canyon Press

Deep Vellum

Graywolf Press

Les Figues Press

Litmus Press

A Midsummer Night’s Press


  • Fortino Samano, by Virginie Lalucq and Jean-Luc Nancy, trans. Sylvain Gallais and Cynthia Hogue (winner of the 2013 Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets)
  • Spectacle & Pigsty, by Kiwao Nomura, trans. Forrest Gander and Kyoko Yoshida (winner of the Best Translated Book Award for Poetry, 2012 and winner of the 2012 Memorial Rekitei Prize for Poetry)
  • Songs without Words, by Paul Verlaine, trans. Donald Revell

Open Letter Books

Persea Books

Phoneme Media

Red Hen Press

Tavern Books

  • Skin, by Tone Škrjanec, trans. Matthew Rohrer & Ana Pepelnik
  • Duino Elegies, by Rainer Maria Rilke, trans. Gary Miranda

Tupelo Press

Two Lines Press

Ugly Duckling Presse

Unnamed Press

Wave Books

White Pine Press

Zephyr Press


About Erica Mena

Erica Mena is a Puerto Rican poet, translator, and book artist. Pronouns: they/them.
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