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Call for NTA Expert Readers in Poetry and Prose!

ALTA is seeking expert readers for the 2017 National Translation Awards! We are looking for readers in the following languages: Arabic | Chinese | French | German | Hungarian | Japanese Mongolian | Portuguese | Romanian | Spanish | Swedish … Continue reading

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ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program is Now Accepting Applications!

Mentorships in Catalan, Korean poetry and prose, and Russian prose Non-language-specific mentorships, one in poetry and one in prose Book-length project to be completed during mentorship year Projects to be presented at ALTA40: Reflections/Refractions (October 5-8, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN) … Continue reading

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Meet the 2017 Judges for the ALTA Travel Fellowships!

Each year, between four and six $1,000 fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference.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 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The Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation is given to an unpublished book-length manuscript of poetry in translation.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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