Now accepting nominations for the National Translation Award (NTA) in Poetry and Prose, the Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, the Italian Prose in Translation Award, ALTA Travel Fellowships, and the 2018 Cliff Becker Prize! Submissions are accepted until April 7, 2017 through our online portal only.

NTA in Poetry

Rilke Shake by Angélica Freitas
translated by Hilary Kaplan
(Phoneme Media)

NTA in Prose

Tristano Dies, A Life by Antonio Tabucchi
translated by Elizabeth Harris
(Archipelago Books)


Lucien Stryk Prize

The Collected Poems of Chika Sagawa
translated by Sawako Nakayasu
(Canarium Books)



The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante
translated by Ann Goldstein
(Europa Editions)

2017 Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation

Purifications or the Sign of Retaliation
by Myriam Fraga
translated by Chloe Hill
(forthcoming from White Pine Press)

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Each year, between four and six $1,000 fellowships are awarded to emerging (unpublished or minimally published) translators to help them pay for hotel and travel expenses to the annual ALTA...
The Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation is given to an unpublished book-length manuscript of poetry in translation. It includes a $1,000 prize and publication by White Pine Press. Submissions to...
The Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA), inaugurated in 2015, recognizes the importance of contemporary Italian prose (fiction and literary non-fiction) and promotes the translation of Italian...
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...