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Collective Conversations: An Interview with DC-ALT

This month finds us in Washington, D.C., which apart from being the nation’s capital, is also a hotbed of literary translation. In a spirit of community building and co-operation that certain other inhabitants of this city could stand to emulate, … Continue reading

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Collective Conversations: An Interview with the Third Coast Translators Collective

Most of the US-based collectives in this series are on the east or west coast; this month we hear from a group in the geographic middle. The Third Coast Translators Collective (TCTC) is an international community of literary translators in … Continue reading

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Living Translation: A Report from 2018 Travel Fellow Elina Alter

Each year, 4-6 emerging translators are awarded $1,000 each to travel to the ALTA conference, where they participate in panels, workshops, and readings. At the conference, ALTA Fellows are invited to read their translated work at a keynote event, giving … Continue reading

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Collective Conversations: An Interview with The Northwest Literary Translators

While ALTA is proud to serve literary translators all over the USA – not to mention farther afield – local communities are also essential, as these can be more cohesive than is feasible in a nationwide network, particularly in a … Continue reading

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Finding Community and Belonging at ALTA 2018: A Report from 2018 Travel Fellow Maggie Zebracka

Each year 4-6 emerging translators are awarded $1,000 each to travel to the ALTA conference, where they participate in panels, workshops, and readings. Applications to be an ALTA Travel Fellow are open this year until April 15. In 2013, I … Continue reading

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