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Black Lives Matter.

Grieving and outraged, we of the American Literary Translators Association declare our solidarity with Black people in the United States in the fight to defend their rights and to demonstrate against systemic anti-Black violence and oppression by the police and … Continue reading

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Last Chance: 2020 ALTA Awards Submissions Closing Today!

The 2020 ALTA awards cycle closes tonight at 11:59pm PT! The following prizes are still open for submissions: National Translation Award in Prose, for an exceptional book of translated prose published within the previous year National Translation Award in Poetry, for an … Continue reading

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Apply to Kenyon Review’s Summer Translation Workshop!

Kenyon Review’s summer translation workshop is open for submissions! The workshop will take place July 12-18, 2020 (it’s never too early to start planning!) and applications are rolling. From the website: The week-long non-language-specific workshop offers an opportunity for aspiring … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2019 Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA) Shortlist!

September 9, 2019—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Italian Prose in Translation Award. Starting in 2015, the Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA) recognizes the importance of contemporary Italian prose (fiction and literary … Continue reading

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6 Days to Go! The NTA Countdown to ALTA41: I REMEMBER NIGHTFALL

Join us as we count down to ALTA41: Performance, Props, and Platforms with the National Translation Award in Poetry and Prose long- and shortlisted titles! We will be featuring the titles in alphabetical order, moving first through the longlisted and then the shortlisted titles, … Continue reading

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