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Meet ALTA’s Assistant Managing Director, Rachael Daum!

Rachael Daum joined ALTA in 2014, and became Assistant Managing Director in 2017. This interview was conducted over e-mail. Q: You’ve worked for ALTA for 4 years now. What changes have you seen in the organization during that time that … Continue reading

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On Ukrainian Bookstores, Translating Hawking, and Hemingway Haunts: An Interview with Translator Hanna Leliv

by Reilly Costigan-Humes This interview between Ukrainian translator Hanna Leliv and ALTA emerging translator mentee Reilly Costigan-Humes was conducted over email. Reilly Costigan-Humes: You’ve studied translation theory both in Ukraine and America. Are there any fundamental differences in terms of … Continue reading

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Announcing the Longlists for the 2018 National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose!

July 16, 2018—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the longlists for the 2018 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose! 2018 marks the twentieth year for the NTA, and the fourth year to award separate … Continue reading

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Meet ALTA’s Program Manager, Kelsi Vanada!

Kelsi Vanada joined ALTA in July 2018 as Program Manager. This interview was conducted over e-mail.  ALTA: You were an ALTA Travel Fellow back in 2016. How does it feel to be involved with ALTA again, this time as the … Continue reading

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The American Literary Translators Association to Receive $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

May 9, 2018—National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant … Continue reading

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