Category Archives: NTA

Call for NTA Expert Readers in Poetry and Prose!

ALTA is seeking expert readers for the 2017 National Translation Awards! We are looking for readers in the following languages: Arabic | Chinese | French | German | Hungarian | Japanese Mongolian | Portuguese | Romanian | Spanish | Swedish … Continue reading

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Meet the 2017 Judges of the National Translation Award in Prose!

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 prize for a … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winners of the 2016 NTA in Poetry and Prose!

November 1, 2016—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose! The award winning titles were officially announced at ALTA’s annual conference, held this year at … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2016 NTA Shortlists in Poetry and Prose!

September 29, 2016—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the shortlists for the 2016 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose! This is the eighteenth year for the NTA, which is administered by the ALTA, and … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist: Tristano Dies by Antonio Tabucchi, trans. by Elizabeth Harris (Archipelago Books)

Tristano Dies: A Life By Antonio Tabucchi (Italy) Translated from the Italian by Elizabeth Harris (Archipelago Books) In Antonio Tabucchi’s Tristano Dies, a dying Italian Resistance hero has called a writer to his bedside to tell him the story not … Continue reading

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