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Announcing the National Translation Award Longlists for Poetry and Prose!

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the longlists for the 2016 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose! This is the eighteenth year for the NTA, which is administered by the ALTA, and only the … Continue reading

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Announcing the NTA Award Shortlists in Poetry and Prose

The American Literary Translators Association is pleased to announce the shortlists for the 2015 National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose. This is the seventeenth year for the NTA, which is administered by the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA), and … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist: The Absolute Is A Round Die by Jose Acquelin translated by Hugh Hazelton

The Absolute Is a Round Die by Jose Acquelin, translated from the French by Hugh Hazelton (Guernica Editions) Just as the title suggests, this book by Canadian-born Acquelin is a mixture of imaginative metaphor and metaphysical musings on love, life, art, reality and humanity. … Continue reading

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NTA Longlist: Conversations by Cesar Aira translated by Katherine Silver

Conversations by Cesar Aira, translated from the Spanish by Katherine Silver (New Directions) The narrator in this novella is prey to a creatively obsessive habit of revisiting every night the conversations he had with his friends during the day. Katherine Silver’s … Continue reading

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2015 National Translation Award Longlist in Poetry!

The American Literary Translators Association is pleased to announce the 12-title longlists for the 2015 National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose. Prose Longlist here! This is the seventeenth year for the NTA, which is administered by the American Literary … Continue reading

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