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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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2016 ALTA Travel Fellow: Haider Shahbaz

Haider Shahbaz, 2016 ALTA Travel Fellow (Urdu) Being from Pakistan – a country where both English and Urdu are official languages, and where a host of regional languages are commonly spoken – Haider learned the importance of translation early in … Continue reading

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2016 ALTA Travel Fellow: Nicholas Glastonbury

Nicholas Glastonbury, 2016 ALTA Travel Fellow (Turkish) Nicholas Glastonbury is a translator and writer based in Brooklyn. He is a PhD student in cultural anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He received his BA … Continue reading

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2016 ALTA Travel Fellow: Monika Cassel

Monika Cassel, 2016 ALTA Travel Fellow (German) Monika Cassel was raised bilingual in English and German in upstate New York and Germany. She formed a deep interest to German culture, history and literature early on; she also became fascinated with … Continue reading

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