Category Archives: Interviews

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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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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Collective Conversations: An Interview with The Starling Bureau

Just in time for the London Book Fair, we now head over to the UK for the second installment of our literary translation collectives interview series. The Starling Bureau is based in London, and consists of Zoë Perry, Roland Glasser, … Continue reading

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Collective Conversations: 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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