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Submissions for Bilingual Readings at ALTA42 are open!

ALTA is delighted to announce that submissions for the Annual Alexis Levitin Bilingual Reading Series are open! The Bilingual Reading Series runs throughout the conference with readings held on- and off-site during the day and evening hours. Readers are organized into sessions during which each … Continue reading

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Bookfair Bingo with ALTA is back at AWP19!

For the fifth year in a row, ALTA is excited to present Bookfair Bingo, your chance to win a bundle of books in translation at AWP19! Participants who get bingo by visiting the booths of participating presses will be entered each … Continue reading

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Meet ALTA’s Social Media Interns in spring 2019!

ALTA’s social media would not be possible if it weren’t for our social media interns! We want you to meet our newest cohort who started work in January 2019. Find out who you’re getting your updates on literary translation from: … Continue reading

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Focus on Literary Translation Collectives: An Interview with the Smoking Tigers

Literary translation can be lonely work. Translators mostly work alone, often as freelancers without the benefit of institutional support or the company of co-workers. To combat this isolation, literary translators have begun coming together to form collectives. These take a … Continue reading

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Don’t miss your chance to study at the Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference this summer!

This summer, don’t miss your chance to study literary translation at the Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference, now in its fifth year, in beautiful Vermont! You’ll have the opportunity to meet editors from great publications like Coffee House Press, New Directions, and … Continue reading

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