– $1,000 to emerging translators working from
– Fellows reading at ALTA39: Translation & Crossings (October 6-9, 2016 in Oakland, CA)

Kelsi Vanada, 2016 ALTA Travel Fellow (Spanish)kelsi-vanada-headshot

Haider Shahbaz, 2016 ALTA Travel Fellow (Urdu)haider-shahbaz

Nicholas Glastonbury, 2016 ALTA Travel Fellow (Turkish)nicholas_glastonbury

Monika Cassel, 2016 ALTA Travel Fellow (German)monika-cassell

Bruna Dantas Lobato, 2016 Peter K. Jansen Memorial Travel Fellow (Brazilian bruna-dantas-lobato_photoPortuguese)

  • French, Polish, Russian, and Singaporean mentorships
  • Book-length project to be completed during mentorship year
  • Projects to be presented at ALTA39: Translation & Crossings (October 6-9, 2016 in Oakland, CA)

Sabrina Jaszi  Sabrina Jaszi is a fiction writer and translator of Russian fiction and poetry, based in Illinois. She earned her M.F.A. in fiction writing from the University of Florida and also holds an M.S.

Noah MintzNoah M. Mintz began translating at Vassar College, where he received his B.A. in Media Studies and French & Francophone Studies. During his third year there, he spent one semester living, studying, reading, and eating in France. Somewhere between Poughkeepsie and Paris, he caught the translation bug.