Category Archives: ALTA Conference

ALTA44 Conference Theme Announced & Call for Participation Open

The ALTA Conference Committee invites proposals for roundtables and seminars for ALTA’s 44th annual conference. ALTA44: Inflection Points will take place both virtually and in-person in 2021, with an online weekend on October 15-17, and an in-person weekend on November 11-13 in … Continue reading

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ALTA43 Sessions Open to the Public

ALTA is excited to release all the recorded panels, readings, workshops, and roundtables from the 43rd annual conference, In Between, which took place virtually from September 30 – October 18, 2020. The conference, ALTA’s first gathering to take place virtually, … Continue reading

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Meet the 2021 ALTA Travel Fellowships Judges!

Normally there are 4-6 $1,000 fellowships to bring emerging (unpublished or minimally-published) translators to the ALTA conference. With the shift to a hybrid conference this year in light of the pandemic, there will instead be a number of $500 fellowships to celebrate … Continue reading

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Meet the 2021 Italian Prose in Translation Award Judges!

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 is awarded annually to a … Continue reading

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Meet the 2021 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize Judges!

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 poetry into English. Stryk was an internationally acclaimed translator of Japanese and Chinese Zen poetry, … Continue reading

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