ALTA AWARDS

2016 AWARD WINNERS
 
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)

 

IPTA

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


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:
BECKER PRIZE FOR POETRY

The Cliff Becker Prize is given to an unpublished book-length manuscript of poetry in translation.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 are accepted May 1 - July 31, 2016.


DEADLINE EXTENDED:
ALTA EMERGING TRANSLATOR MENTORSHIPS

This year ALTA is offering four mentorships to emerging translators to work with an established translator on a book-length project over the course of a year. Languages eligible for 2016 are Russian, Polish, French, and any Singaporean language (Malay, Mandarin Chinese, and Tamil). Submissions accepted until May 31, 2016.

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