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Meet the 2018 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 oldest … Continue reading

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Meet the 2018 National Translation Award in Prose 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 … Continue reading

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Submissions Open for ALTA 2018 Awards and Conference!

January 17, 2018— The American Literary Translators Association is thrilled to announce that the 2018 award portals are open! The following prizes are now accepting submissions: National Translation Award in Prose, for an exceptional book of translated literature published within the previous … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2017 Winners of the National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose!

October 7, 2017—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose! This is the nineteenth year for the NTA, which is administered by the ALTA, and … Continue reading

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Review of “A Whole Life” by Robert Seethaler, trans. Charlotte Collins

by Julie Winter Austrian writer Robert Seethaler’s Ein ganzes Leben, translated into English by Charlotte Collins as A Whole Life, illustrates well the notion that everyone’s life is a novel. Here we have the story of a quiet and simple … Continue reading

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