Category Archives: NTA

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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National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose Shortlists Announced!

August 7, 2017—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the shortlists for 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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Announcing the 2017 National Translation Award Longlists for Poetry and Prose!

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

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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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