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Meet the 2017 Judges for the Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation!

The Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation is given to an unpublished book-length manuscript of poetry in translation. It includes a $1,000 prize and publication by White Pine Press. Submissions to the Cliff Becker Book Prize are open until April … Continue reading

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Meet the 2017 Judges for the Italian Prose in Translation Award!

The Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA), inaugurated in 2015, recognizes the importance of contemporary Italian prose (fiction and literary non-fiction) and promotes the translation of Italian works into English. This $5000 prize is awarded annually to a translator of … Continue reading

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Meet the 2017 Judges of the National Translation Award in Prose!

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 prize for a … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2016 ALTA Travel Fellowship Recipients!

ALTA TRAVEL FELLOWSHIPS AWARDED! – $1,000 to emerging translators working from – Fellows reading at ALTA39: Translation & Crossings (October 6-9, 2016 in Oakland, CA) ALTA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 ALTA Travel Fellowships, including the … Continue reading

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2016 ALTA Travel Fellow: Kelsi Vanada

Kelsi Vanada, 2016 ALTA Travel Fellow (Spanish) Kelsi Vanada is studying Literary Translation in the MFA program at the University of Iowa, and will graduate in the spring. She came to translation by way of her involvement with the International … Continue reading

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