Category Archives: Prizes

2020 ALTA Awards Deadlines Extended

After careful consideration of the developing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, ALTA has extended the deadline for its 2020 awards cycle from April 20 to May 4, 2020. The following prizes are accepting submissions: National Translation Award in Prose, for an exceptional book … Continue reading

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Reading Recommendations from ALTA

No doubt about it: these are unprecedented times. If you’ve found yourself isolated or sheltering at home, perhaps you’ve turned to your bookshelf for comfort. If you’re looking for recommendations of what to read next, why not look to some … Continue reading

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Meet the 2020 ALTA Travel Fellowships Judges!

Each year, between four and six $1,000 Travel Fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference.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 2020 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize 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 poetry into English. Stryk was an internationally acclaimed translator of Japanese and Chinese Zen poetry, … Continue reading

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Meet the 2020 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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