2020 ALTA Awards Open for Submissions!
The American Literary Translators Association is happy to announce that the submissions portals for the 2020 ALTA awards are open! The following prizes are now accepting submissions: the National Translation Awards in Poetry and Prose, for exceptional books of translation published within the previous year; the Italian Prose in Translation Award, for an exceptional work of translated Italian prose published within the past year; the Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize, for an exceptional work of translated Asian poetry published within the previous year; and the Travel Fellowships, for emerging translators to attend the annual conference, including the annual Peter K. Jansen Memorial Travel Fellowship, which is preferentially awarded to an emerging translator of color or a translator working from an underrepresented diaspora or stateless language. Please note that submissions are only accepted through our Submittable portal. The deadline for awards submissions is April 20 at 11:59pm PT.