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Meet the Mentors: Marian Schwartz

The ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship Program is designed to facilitate and establish a close working relationship between an experienced translator and an emerging translator on a project selected by the emerging translator. The mentorship duration is approximately one year. The … Continue reading

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

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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A Joint Statement on the Executive Order Restricting Immigrant and Refugee Entry into the US

January 31, 2017—We the undersigned wish to affirm that freedom of expression and unfettered exchange of ideas are among the core tenets of our society as much as they are indispensable means of cross-cultural understanding and peaceful co-existence. Writers, translators … Continue reading

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Bookfair Bingo at AWP17!

Are you planning on being at AWP in Washington, DC this year? Want a chance to win some fantastic recent translation titles? (Like this one? Or this? How about this one?) Then have we got some news for you! Join us … Continue reading

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2017 Cliff Becker Book Prize Winner

White Pine Press, the Cliff Becker Endowment for the Literary Arts, and the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) are proud to announce the winner of the fifth annual Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation, which produces one volume of literary … Continue reading

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