Category Archives: Features

ALTA Statement on Translators’ Names on the Cover

As a response to the ongoing conversation around translators’ names appearing on book covers, ALTA urges all publishers to provide front cover credits for translators and encourages members to sign onto the #TranslatorsOnTheCover letter from the UK’s Society of Authors. … Continue reading

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ALTA Selected as Amazon Literary Partnership 2021 Grant Recipient

Grant to Be Earmarked to support the ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program, which aims to empower emerging translators as they translate a full book of poetry, prose, or literary nonfiction into English  Tucson, AZ (June 3, 2021)— The Amazon Literary Partnership … Continue reading

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The American Literary Translators Association to Receive $25,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Tucson, AZ—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) has been approved for a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support ALTA’s Emerging Translator Mentorship Program and 44th Annual Conference. This project will support the upcoming conference, ALTA44: Inflection Points, and … Continue reading

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ALTA43 Sessions Open to the Public

ALTA is excited to release all the recorded panels, readings, workshops, and roundtables from the 43rd annual conference, In Between, which took place virtually from September 30 – October 18, 2020. The conference, ALTA’s first gathering to take place virtually, … Continue reading

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Meet the 2021 Italian Prose in Translation Award Judges!

The Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA), which was inaugurated in 2015, recognizes the importance of contemporary Italian prose (fiction and literary non-fiction) and promotes the translation of Italian works into English. This $5,000 prize is awarded annually to a … Continue reading

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