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Meet the 2018 Travel Fellowship Judges!

Each year, between four and six $1,000 Travel Fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference.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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Meet the Judges for the 2018 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize!

The Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, which was inaugurated in 2009, recognizes the importance of Asian translation for international literature and promotes the translation of Asian works into English. Stryk was an internationally acclaimed translator of Japanese and Chinese Zen … Continue reading

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Bookfair Bingo with ALTA is Back at AWP18!

Here’s your chance to win some excellent books in translation at AWP! After three years of great success, ALTA is thrilled to present our 4th Bookfair Bingo on Thursday, March 8, Friday, March 9, and Saturday, March 10 at the AWP bookfair. It’s simple: 1) Come by the … Continue reading

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Meet the 2018 National Translation Award in Poetry Judges!

The National Translation Award is awarded annually in poetry and in prose to literary translators who have made an outstanding contribution to literature in English by masterfully recreating the artistic force of a book of consummate quality. The NTA is the oldest … Continue reading

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ALTA is Hiring!

You may additionally view this job listing on our website.  Program Manager JOB SUMMARY The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is seeking a Program Manager. The Program Manager will be responsible for: coordinating all aspects of the annual ALTA conference … Continue reading

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