Category Archives: ALTA Conference

2020 ALTA Awards Deadlines Extended

After careful consideration of the developing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, ALTA has extended the deadline for its 2020 awards cycle from April 20 to May 4, 2020. The following prizes are accepting submissions: National Translation Award in Prose, for an exceptional book … Continue reading

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ALTA43 Conference Hotel Bookings Open!

ALTA’s 43rd annual conference, ALTA43: In Between, is taking place this year from November 11-14 in our new hometown of Tucson, AZ. We’re excited to announce that the conference will be held at the Tucson Marriott University Park in Tucson, Arizona, … Continue reading

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Meet the 2020 ALTA Travel Fellowships 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Each year, between four and six $1,000 Travel Fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference. Included in these Fellowships is the Peter K. Jansen Memorial Travel … Continue reading

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Meet the 2020 Mentees: May Huang

The ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship 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 is nine months. The emerging translator … Continue reading

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Meet the 2020 National Translation Award in Prose Judges!

The National Translation Award is awarded annually in poetry and in prose to literary translators who have made an outstanding contribution to literature in English by masterfully recreating the artistic force of a book of consummate quality. The NTA is the … Continue reading

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