2015 ALTA Award Winners

NTA in Poetry

Breathturn into Timestead by Paul Celan translated by Pierre Joris
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014)

NTA in Prose

New Waw, Saharan Oasis by Ibrahim al-Koni 
translated by William Hutchins
(University of Texas Press, 2014)


Stryk Prize

Something Crosses My Mind by Wang Xiaoni
translated by Eleanor Goodman
(Zephyr Press, 2014)



Blindly by Claudio Magris
translated by Anne Milano Appel
(Yale University Press, 2012)

Submissions for 2016 being accepted
until April 8, 2016

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An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory The Critical Theory Certificate Program & The Center for the Humanities Graduate Center of the City University of New York  (CUNY) New York, NY...
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