ALTA AWARDS

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:
2018 ALTA AWARDS

Now accepting nominations for the National Translation Award in Poetry and Prose, the Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, the Italian Prose in Translation AwardALTA Travel Fellowships, and the 2019 Cliff Becker Prize! Submissions are accepted until April 16, 2018 through our online portal only.


2017 AWARD WINNERS
 
NTA in Poetry

Valdivia by Galo Ghigliotto
translated by Daniel Borzutzky
(co·im·press)

 
NTA in Prose

Zama by Antonio di Benedetto
translated by Esther Allen
(NYRB)

 

Lucien Stryk Prize

Not Written Words by Xi Xi
translated by Jennifer Feeley
(Zephyr Press)

 

IPTA

We Want Everything by Nanni Balestrini
translated by Matt Holden
(Verso Books)

 

2018 Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation

The Joyous Science: Selected Poems of Maxim Amelin
translated by Derek Mong and Anne O. Fisher
(forthcoming from White Pine Press)


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