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2020 ALTA Awards Deadlines Extended

After careful consideration of the developing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, ALTA has extended the deadline for its 2020 awards cycle from April 20 to May 4, 2020. The following prizes are accepting submissions: National Translation Award in Prose, for an exceptional book … Continue reading

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Reading Recommendations from ALTA

No doubt about it: these are unprecedented times. If you’ve found yourself isolated or sheltering at home, perhaps you’ve turned to your bookshelf for comfort. If you’re looking for recommendations of what to read next, why not look to some … Continue reading

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Rolling Admissions for Kenyon Review’s Summer Translation Workshop Closing Soon!

Kenyon Review’s summer translation workshop is open for submissions! The workshop will take place July 12-18, 2020 and applications are rolling, but closing soon. From the website: The week-long non-language-specific workshop offers an opportunity for aspiring and mid-career literary translators with … Continue reading

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ALTA43 Conference Hotel Bookings Open!

ALTA’s 43rd annual conference, ALTA43: In Between, is taking place this year from November 11-14 in our new hometown of Tucson, AZ. We’re excited to announce that the conference will be held at the Tucson Marriott University Park in Tucson, Arizona, … Continue reading

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Update on ALTA at AWP20

ALTA has been closely following the conversation around the coronavirus and the AWP conference, and after a long conversation among staff and board members, we have decided to withdraw our organizational presence at AWP20. Given this, we would like to … Continue reading

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