Category Archives: Prizes

Last Chance: ALTA Awards and Conference Submissions Closing Today!

Session submissions are closing today for ALTA’s annual conference, ALTA42: Sight and Sound, being held this year in Rochester, NY from November 7-10! To see the full call for sessions and find out more about the conference, check out our website, and see proposal guidelines here. Please … Continue reading

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Meet the Judges for the 2019 Travel Fellowships!

Each year, between four and six $1,000 Travel Fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference. Included in these Fellowships is the Peter K. Jansen Memorial Travel … Continue reading

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Meet the 2019 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Award Judges!

The Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, which was inaugurated in 2009, recognizes the importance of Asian translation for international literature and promotes the translation of Asian works into English. Stryk was an internationally acclaimed translator of Japanese and Chinese Zen poetry, … Continue reading

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Meet the 2019 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 will be awarded annually to a translator … 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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