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Announcing the Winner of the 2019 National Translation Award in Poetry: Pan Tadeusz

November 8, 2019—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 National Translation Award (NTA) in Poetry! 2019 marks the twenty-first year for the NTA, and the fifth year to award separate prizes in … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner of the 2019 National Translation Award in Prose: What’s Left of the Night

November 8, 2019—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 National Translation Award (NTA) in Prose! 2019 marks the twenty-first year for the NTA, and the fifth year to award separate prizes in … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner of the 2019 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize: Autobiography of Death

November 8, 2019—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the winner for the 2019 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize. This prize, which was inaugurated in 2009, recognizes the importance of Asian translation for international literature and promotes … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner of the 2019 Italian Prose in Translation Award: The Eight Mountains

November 8, 2019—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA Starting in 2015, the Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA) recognizes the importance of contemporary Italian prose (fiction and … Continue reading

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Information on the ALTA Conference Bookfair

Each year ALTA welcomes hundreds of translators, editors, booksellers, and readers to a celebration of literature in translation at our annual conference. For many decades, the bookfair has been part of this gathering, showcasing books translated from around the world … Continue reading

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