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An Important Message from ALTA Leadership

Dear ALTA community, From Annie Fisher: I write to let you know that last week I resigned from the ALTA Presidency and from the ALTA Board. I continue to value the incredible community that ALTA fosters and I still believe … Continue reading

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ALTA is going to AWP22!

ALTA is going to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference! The AWP22 conference will take place March 23-26, 2022, in Philadelphia, PA. Find out more on AWP’s website, and visit ALTA at booth T848! Bookfair BingoALTA partners with a rotating group of … Continue reading

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American Literary Translators Association to Receive $50,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts as part of the American Rescue Plan

February 4, 2022 (Tucson, AZ)—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce it has been approved to receive an American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help the arts and cultural sector … Continue reading

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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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