Category Archives: IPTA

Meet the 2017 Judges for the Italian Prose in Translation Award!

The Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA), 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 $5000 prize is awarded annually to a translator of … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner of the 2016 Italian Prose in Translation Award!

October 31, 2016—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 Italian Prose in Translation Award! The award was officially announced during ALTA’s annual conference, ALTA39: Translation & Crossings, held this year at the … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2016 Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA) Shortlist!

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2016 Italian Prose in Translation Award. Starting in 2015, the Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA) recognizes the importance of contemporary Italian prose (fiction and literary non-fiction) and … Continue reading

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2016 IPTA Shortlist: Tristano Dies: A Life, by Antonio Tabucchi, trans. by Elizabeth Harris

Tristano Dies: A Life By Antonio Tabucchi Translated from the Italian by Elizabeth Harris (Archipelago Books) Antonio Tabucchi’s Tristano Dies unfolds in the form of an apparent interview, though all readers have access to is a single voice, which ranges … Continue reading

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2016 IPTA Shortlist: The Story of the Lost Child, by Elena Ferrante, trans. by Ann Goldstein

The Story of the Lost Child By Elena Ferrante Translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein (Europa Editions) In The Story of the Lost Child, the pseudonymous Elena Ferrante brings full circle her visceral and compelling four-part saga, The Brilliant … Continue reading

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