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Meet ALTA’s Social Media Interns in spring 2019!

ALTA’s social media would not be possible if it weren’t for our social media interns! We want you to meet our newest cohort who started work in January 2019. Find out who you’re getting your updates on literary translation from: … Continue reading

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Focus on Literary Translation Collectives: An Interview with the Smoking Tigers

Literary translation can be lonely work. Translators mostly work alone, often as freelancers without the benefit of institutional support or the company of co-workers. To combat this isolation, literary translators have begun coming together to form collectives. These take a … Continue reading

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Meet the 2019 National Translation Award in Poetry 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 only … Continue reading

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1 Day to Go! The NTA Countdown to ALTA41: THIRD-MILLENNIUM HEART

Join us as we count down to ALTA41: Performance, Props, and Platforms with the National Translation Award in Poetry and Prose long- and shortlisted titles! We will be featuring the titles in alphabetical order, moving first through the longlisted and then the shortlisted titles, … Continue reading

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2 Days to Go! The NTA Countdown to ALTA41: SWALLOWING MERCURY

Join us as we count down to ALTA41: Performance, Props, and Platforms with the National Translation Award in Poetry and Prose long- and shortlisted titles! We will be featuring the titles in alphabetical order, moving first through the longlisted and then the shortlisted titles, … Continue reading

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