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Meet the Mentors: Mara Faye Lethem

The ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program is designed to facilitate and establish a close working relationship between an experienced translator and an emerging translator on a project selected by the emerging translator. The mentorship duration is approximately one year. The … Continue reading

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Transference Seeks Submissions for Fall 2017 Issue

Transference invites submissions of poetry translated into English from Arabic, Chinese, French, Old French, German, Classical Greek, Latin, or Japanese. Along with the translated poem(s), translators should also submit a commentary on the translation process, addressing particular challenges posed by … Continue reading

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Meet the 2017-2018 Emerging Translator Mentors!

The ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program is designed to facilitate and establish a close working relationship between an experienced translator and an emerging translator on a project selected by the emerging translator. The mentorship duration is approximately one year. The … Continue reading

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ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program is Now Accepting Applications!

Mentorships in Catalan, Korean poetry and prose, and Russian prose Non-language-specific mentorships, one in poetry and one in prose Book-length project to be completed during mentorship year Projects to be presented at ALTA40: Reflections/Refractions (October 5-8, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN) … Continue reading

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Meet the 2017 Judges for the ALTA Travel Fellowships!

Each year, between four and six $1,000 fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference. At the conference, ALTA Fellows are invited to read … Continue reading

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