Category Archives: ALTA Fellows

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Each year, between four and six $1,000 fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference.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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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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