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Announcing the ALTA46 Theme and Call for Proposals

[Image description: To the left, a stylized cactus with the words “The Place of Translation” superimposed. To the right, the ALTA logo with the words, “ALTA46, 46th Annual Conference, November 8-11, 2023 | Tucson, AZ”.] ALTA46: The Place of TranslationNovember … Continue reading

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ALTA’s AWP23 Translation Roundup

ALTA is going to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference! The AWP23 conference will take place March 8-11, in Seattle, WA.  Find ALTA at booth 918 in the bookfair. Join us there to talk translation, snag some … Continue reading

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Register for The Common’s Craft Class with Boris Dralyuk

Poetry translators! Don’t miss your chance to register for this upcoming class on January 21, 12-2pm ET via Zoom with past NTA judge Boris Dralyuk, offered by The Common!  From the website:  “Extraordinary Measures: Translating Formal Poetry “Students will discuss the challenges of rendering … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner of the 2022 Plays in Translation Contest: Chins Up! Shoulders Back!

The America Literary Translators Association (ALTA), in collaboration with the Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre in Tucson, AZ, is excited to announce the winner of the 2022 Plays in Translation Contest! This year’s competition winner, Chins Up! Shoulders Back! by Ainur … Continue reading

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ALTA45: Value(s) in September

The full ALTA45 schedule can be viewed on this webpage, which includes a Google Calendar so you can add events to your own calendar, and a link to view presenters’ bios!  Panel: Bringing a New Audience to Arabic Literature, sponsored by the Sheikh … Continue reading

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