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Meet the 2016 ALTA Emerging Translator Mentees!

French, Polish, Russian, and Singaporean mentorships Book-length project to be completed during mentorship year Projects to be presented at ALTA39: Translation & Crossings (October 6-9, 2016 in Oakland, CA) ALTA is pleased to announce the mentees for the second year … Continue reading

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Sabrina Jaszi (2016 ALTA Mentee)

 Sabrina Jaszi is a fiction writer and translator of Russian fiction and poetry, based in Illinois. She earned her M.F.A. in fiction writing from the University of Florida and also holds an M.S. in Library Science from the University of … Continue reading

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Natascha Bruce (2016 ALTA Mentee)

Natascha Bruce is a Chinese-English translator, currently living in Hong Kong. She grew up in a mish-mash of places, a disproportionate number of them beginning with the letter B (Belfast, Barbados, Bedford, Brussels). To her disappointment, none of these locations … Continue reading

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Noah Mintz (2016 ALTA Mentee)

Noah M. Mintz began translating at Vassar College, where he received his B.A. in Media Studies and French & Francophone Studies. During his third year there, he spent one semester living, studying, reading, and eating in France. Somewhere between Poughkeepsie … Continue reading

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Eliza Rose (2016 ALTA Mentee)

Eliza Rose grew up in Brooklyn, New York and has recently made herself at home in the foothills of northeast Los Angeles. She is grateful for the LA Public Library system’s enormous stores of Science Fiction and audiobooks to explore, … Continue reading

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