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ALTA Statement on Racial Equity in Literary Translation

As a response to the ongoing controversy around translations of US poet Amanda Gorman’s work into other languages (see Haidee Kotze’s piece on Medium for a thoughtful commentary), ALTA acknowledges that racial equity remains unrealized in the literary translation community, both in … Continue reading

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ALTA44 Conference Format Update

After careful consideration of the ever-evolving situation surrounding the ongoing pandemic, the ALTA staff, Board, and Conference Committee have determined to hold the 2021 ALTA conference jointly online and in person. Conference events will take place throughout the fall in … Continue reading

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The New Spanish Books 2020 Selection

A panel of experts from the US publishing world participating in the New Spanish Books program, aimed at promoting Spanish literature in the United States, has selected the best works from among 205 titles. The New Spanish Books campaign seeks to … Continue reading

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The NTA Countdown to ALTA43: Among the Lost

Join us as we count down to the ALTA43: In Between awards ceremony with the National Translation Award in Poetry and Prose longlisted titles! We will be featuring the titles in alphabetical order alongside blurbs penned by our judges for the National Translation … Continue reading

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Enjoy Registration Perks at ALTA43, and Help Others Get to the Virtual Conference!

Registration for ALTA43: In Between is open, but registration at the $125 and $200 rates is closing soon, August 31. When you register at the $125 or $200 levels, you’ll be able to sign up for one online translation workshop and two … Continue reading

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