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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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Meet the 2021 Emerging Translator Mentorship Program Mentees!

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the mentees for the sixth year of the ALTA Emerging Mentorship Program! Congratulations to our eight exceptional emerging translators: Ania Aizman (Russian Prose)Ania Aizman is a postdoctoral fellow at the Michigan … Continue reading

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Meet the 2021 National Translation Award in Poetry Judges!

The National Translation Award (NTA) 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 considers translations … Continue reading

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New Spanish Books’ 2020 Selection

A panel of experts from the US publishing world participating in the New Spanish Books program, aimed at promoting Spanish literature in the United States, has selected the best works from among 205 titles. The New Spanish Books campaign seeks to … Continue reading

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