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The American Literary Translators Association Announces a New Prize for Translation in Conjunction with the Spain-USA Foundation

January 11, 2022—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce, in conjunction with the Spain-USA Foundation, the inception of a new award for translation: The Spain-USA Foundation Translation Award (SUFTA)! The award, which will be judged and conferred … Continue reading

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Registration Open for Global South Translation Symposium: Theory and Practice

On December 4 at 11:00am ET, tune in for the first Institute for Comparative Modernities’ Global South Translation Symposium: Theory and Practice, which will feature the inaugural cohort of translators from the ICM Global South Translation Fellowships, including ALTA member … Continue reading

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ICM Global South Translation Awards Open for Applications

The Institute for Comparative Modernities at Cornell University is accepting applications from translators for a grant of up to $5,000 for translations of works from the Global South (Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean) into English. The awards will range … Continue reading

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Malinda A. Markham Translation Prize Open for Submissions

Deadline extended to November 7! Are you sitting on a manuscript of poetry in translation? This could be your chance! The Malinda A. Markham Translation Prize from Saturnalia Books is considering manuscripts translated by female-identifying translators of female-identifying poets. This … Continue reading

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ALTA Statement on Translators’ Names on the Cover

As a response to the ongoing conversation around translators’ names appearing on book covers, ALTA urges all publishers to provide front cover credits for translators and encourages members to sign onto the #TranslatorsOnTheCover letter from the UK’s Society of Authors. … Continue reading

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