The American Literary Translators Association is pleased to announce that the 2019 award submissions portals are open! The following prizes are now accepting submissions:
- National Translation Award in Prose, for an exceptional book of translated prose published within the previous year
- National Translation Award in Poetry, for an exceptional book of translated poetry published within the previous year
- Italian Prose in Translation Award, for an exceptional work of Italian prose in English translation within the past year
- Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, for an exceptional work of Asian literature published within the previous year
- Travel Fellowships, for emerging translators to attend the annual conference, including the annual Peter K. Jansen Memorial Travel Fellowship, which is preferentially awarded to an emerging translator of color or a translator working from an underrepresented diaspora or stateless language
Please note that we only accept submissions through our Submittable portal. The deadline for awards submissions is April 15 at 11:59pm EST.
ALTA will award these prizes at the annual conference, ALTA42: Sight and Sound, being held this year in Rochester, NY from November 7-10. Find out more here!
Please note: the Cliff Becker Prize competition will be suspended for 2019, as we consider its scope and management.