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Meet the 2018-19 Mentors for Emerging Translator Mentorship Program!

The ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program is open for submissions! This program is designed to facilitate and establish a close working relationship between an experienced translator and an emerging translator on a project selected by the emerging translator. The mentorship duration … Continue reading

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Meet the 2018 Judges for the Cliff Becker Book Prize!

The Cliff Becker Prize is given to an unpublished book-length manuscript of poetry in translation. The translator of the winning manuscript will receive a standard publication contract with White Pine Press. In lieu of an advance against royalties, the translator will … Continue reading

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Meet the Judges for the 2018 Italian Prose in Translation Award!

The Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA), which was 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 $5,000 prize will be awarded annually to … Continue reading

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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Each year, between four and six $1,000 Travel Fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference.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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