There are lots of ways to get involved at ALTA44. Please consider the following options, and check back for more as conference programming develops.
Find Us on Facebook
Get conference updates, plan local events, find friends, and share events you're excited about in our ALTA Conferences Facebook Group.
Wayfinders in Tucson
Are you attending the ALTA conference for the first time this fall? Or are you a seasoned expert of punctuation panels, riveting readings, and dynamic Declamación? If you are looking for an "in" to this year's conference, or if you want to be someone else's, this program is for you. Fill out this form by October 11, and we'll pair up translators coming to the in-person conference for the first time with those who know it best.
Read the World, the ALTA44 Social Media Bookfair
Signups to be listed on ALTA's website as a participant in Read the World were open through August 23, but publishers are still welcome to take part! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a press kit.
Propose a Roundtable or Seminar
Seminar and roundtable proposals (virtual and in-person) were submitted through June 21.
Call for Plays in Translation
In association with ALTA44, the Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre in Tucson sought short form or short excerpts of plays in translation for a in-person staged reading performed by local actors. Through June 22, translators were invited to submit a translation of no more than 50 pages (excerpts from longer works are fine), the original, a brief query letter including confirmation of permission to translate the piece, and short bios of both author and translator.
Participate in the ALTA44 Virtual Bookfair
Requests for titles to be added to the ALTA44 bookfair on Bookshop.org were accepted through August 23.
Sign-ups for ALTA's Annual Bilingual Reading Series closed on October 8 for virtual and October 18 for in-person.
Sign-ups for virtual roundtables and seminars closed on October 8, and on October 18 for in-person.
Contracts and Rights: Your Questions Answered
Questions for the ALTA44 panel on translation contracts with Umair Kazi, Julia Sanches, and Allison Markin Powell were accepted through October 15.