Category Archives: ALTA Conference

A Whole Different Animal: Report from ALTA 2014 Fellow Christopher Tamigi

Each year 4-6 emerging translators are awarded $1000 each to travel to the ALTA conference, where they participate in panels, workshops, and readings. Applications to be an ALTA fellow are open until May 1. More information here. I remember having … Continue reading

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That Rare Joy of Being Understood: Report from ALTA 2014 Fellow Sara Novic

Each year 4-6 emerging translators are awarded $1000 each to travel to the ALTA conference, where they participate in panels, workshops, and readings. Applications to be an ALTA fellow are open until May 1. More information here. I still have … Continue reading

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A Line of Blue Yaks: Report From ALTA 2014 Fellow Annie Tucker

Each year 4-6 emerging translators are awarded $1000 each to travel to the ALTA conference, where they participate in panels, workshops, and readings. Applications to be an ALTA fellow are open until May 1. More information here. For me, being … Continue reading

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ALTA 2015: Translation & Traffic Call For Proposals

ALTA15 TRANSLATION & TRAFFIC  October 28-31, 2015, in Tucson AZ Keynotes: Stephen Snyder & Jerome Rothenberg The annual American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) conference is the largest gathering of literary translators all year. In a different city each fall, hundreds … Continue reading

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ALTA NTA Shortlist Announced

Download the full ALTA NTA Shortlist 2014 Press Release. The winner of the award will be announced at the 2014 ALTA Conference, Nov. 12-15, 2014 in Milwaukee, WI. Here is what the three finalist judges, Barbara Epler (Publisher, New Directions), … Continue reading

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Megan Berkobien (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Megan Berkobien is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the same university, where she founded the department’s undergraduate translation journal, Canon Translation Review. Her time at Michigan was … Continue reading

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Tenzin Dickie (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Tenzin Dickie is a Tibetan-English translator living in NYC. She was born in a Tibetan refugee settlement in India, to parents who had crossed over from Tibet when they were children in the ’60s. It took her a long time … Continue reading

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