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)

Publications from ALTA partners

From The Blog

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...
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...
Are you planning on being at AWP in Washington, DC this year? Want a chance to win some fantastic recent translation titles? (Like this one? Or this? How about this one?) Then have we got some news...
White Pine Press, the Cliff Becker Endowment for the Literary Arts, and the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) are proud to announce the winner of the fifth annual Cliff Becker Book...