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The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is excited to announce that the submissions portals for the 2024 ALTA awards are open! The following prizes are now accepting submissions: 

November 11, 2023—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) announced the winners of the 2023 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose on November 11th at an Awards Ceremony as part of ALTA’s annual conference, ALTA46: The Place of Translation. The Awards Ceremony featured this year’s prize judges announcing the winners, and short readings from the winning translators.

November 11, 2023—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) announced the winners of the 2023 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose at an Awards Ceremony as part of ALTA’s annual conference, ALTA46: The Place of Translation. The Awards Ceremony featured this year’s prize judges announcing the winners, and short readings from the winning translators.

October 11, 2023—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) announced today the shortlists for the 2023 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose. 2023 marks the 25th year for the NTA, and the 9th year to award separate prizes in poetry and prose.

September 1, 2023—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) announced today the longlists for the 2023 National Translation Awards (NTA) in Poetry and Prose. 2023 marks the 25th year for the NTA, and the 9th year to award separate prizes in poetry and prose.

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is delighted to spotlight the judges of the 2023 awards!

We are honored to have these judges serving in 2023 on the panels of the National Translation Awards (NTA) in Prose and Poetry, the Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, the Italian Prose in Translation Award (IPTA), the Spain-USA Foundation Translation Award (SUFTA), and the ALTA Travel Fellowships.

To learn more about each award and the judges, read below. For individual judges’ bios, photo credits, and image descriptions, click the provided links.

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is excited to announce that the submissions portals for the 2023 ALTA awards are open! The following prizes are now accepting submissions: 

October 6, 2022—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2022 National Translation Award (NTA) in Poetry! 2022 marks the twenty-fourth year for the NTA, and the eighth year to award separate prizes in poetry and prose. The NTA, which is administered by ALTA, is the only national award for translated fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction that includes a rigorous examination of both the source text and its relation to the finished English work.

October 6, 2022—The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2022 National Translation Award (NTA) in Prose! 2022 marks the twenty-fourth year for the NTA, and the eighth year to award separate prizes in poetry and prose. The NTA, which is administered by ALTA, is the only national award for translated fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction that includes a rigorous examination of both the source text and its relation to the finished English work.

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