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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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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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