Category Archives: Prizes

Announcing the 2022 ALTA Book Awards Shortlists

September 7, 2022—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the shortlists for the 2022 Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA), Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, the inaugural Spain-USA Foundation Translation Award (SUFTA), and the National Translation Awards … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2022 ALTA Virtual Travel Fellows

Each year, a number of $500 – $1,000 fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA conference. This year, with ALTA programming held virtually from … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2022 National Translation Awards in Prose and Poetry Longlists

September 1, 2022—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the longlists for the 2022 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose! 2022 marks the twenty-fourth year for the NTA, and the eighth year to award separate … Continue reading

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award Open for Submissions

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, one of the Arab world’s most prestigious literary prizes, is now open for submissions! Authors, translators, researchers, publishers and universities can nominate works in nine different categories, including Translation. Winners are awarded a career-changing cash prize, … Continue reading

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Submit to the Selden Memorial Translation Prize 2022

Reminder: Submissions to Cornell University’s 2022 Selden Prize Competition for translations from Japanese is coming up fast! Materials may be submitted electronically or by hard copy by August 1. Translations of works from across all time periods and genres are … Continue reading

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