Category Archives: Features

Meet the 2020 Candidates for the ALTA Board

Voting for ALTA’s new Board members opens this Monday, August 10. ALTA will fill 1 seat for Secretary and 5 seats for At-Large Board members, with terms beginning at this year’s conference. In order to vote, you must be an … Continue reading

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ALTA Staff Recommends…

This #TranslationThursday, two of ALTA’s staff members have micro-reviews for books we’ve turned to as we are self-isolating. As we shift to working from home, we are glad to have a sense of community in the translations we are reading. … Continue reading

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Reading Recommendations from ALTA

No doubt about it: these are unprecedented times. If you’ve found yourself isolated or sheltering at home, perhaps you’ve turned to your bookshelf for comfort. If you’re looking for recommendations of what to read next, why not look to some … Continue reading

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Meet the 2020 ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program Mentees!

ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorships Awarded! February 4, 2020 — The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the mentees for the fifth year of the ALTA Emerging Mentorship Program! Congratulations to our seven exceptional emerging translators: Stine Su … Continue reading

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Meet the 2020 Mentees: Samuel Page

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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