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IPTA 2017 Shortlist: We Want Everything

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2017 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 … Continue reading

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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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