Category Archives: ALTA Fellows

Smelling the Film: Report from ALTA 2014 Fellow Alice Guthrie

Each year 4-6 emerging translators are awarded $1000 each to travel to the ALTA conference, where they participate in panels, workshops, and readings. Applications to be an ALTA fellow are open until May 1. More information here.   As I … Continue reading

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A Whole Different Animal: Report from ALTA 2014 Fellow Christopher Tamigi

Each year 4-6 emerging translators are awarded $1000 each to travel to the ALTA conference, where they participate in panels, workshops, and readings. Applications to be an ALTA fellow are open until May 1. More information here. I remember having … Continue reading

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That Rare Joy of Being Understood: Report from ALTA 2014 Fellow Sara Novic

Each year 4-6 emerging translators are awarded $1000 each to travel to the ALTA conference, where they participate in panels, workshops, and readings. Applications to be an ALTA fellow are open until May 1. More information here. I still have … Continue reading

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A Line of Blue Yaks: Report From ALTA 2014 Fellow Annie Tucker

Each year 4-6 emerging translators are awarded $1000 each to travel to the ALTA conference, where they participate in panels, workshops, and readings. Applications to be an ALTA fellow are open until May 1. More information here. For me, being … Continue reading

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Megan Berkobien (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Megan Berkobien is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from the same university, where she founded the department’s undergraduate translation journal, Canon Translation Review. Her time at Michigan was … Continue reading

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Tenzin Dickie (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Tenzin Dickie is a Tibetan-English translator living in NYC. She was born in a Tibetan refugee settlement in India, to parents who had crossed over from Tibet when they were children in the ’60s. It took her a long time … Continue reading

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Sara Novic (2014 ALTA Fellow)

Sara Nović is a fiction writer and composition professor currently stationed in Sunnyside, Queens. Her short fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, Guernica, The Massachusetts Review, and The Minnesota Review, with essays in The LA Review of Books, Ploughshares, and … Continue reading

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