Apply Now to Become a 2016 ALTA Fellow

ALTA39Heads-up, emerging translators! It’s time to send in your application for one of the coveted $1000 travel fellowships to attend the American Literary Translators Association conference, one of the best things you can do to jump-start your career. Typically 4-5 fellowships are granted each year, and this year an additional one has been added, the Peter K. Jansen Memorial Travel Fellowship (earmarked for an emerging translator of color and/or a translator working from a diaspora or stateless language), so the odds just went up. Want to read about past fellows? Click here. This year’s conference, ALTA39: Translation & Crossings, will be held in Oakland, CA from Oct. 6-9, 2016.

The deadline to apply to become a 2016 ALTA Fellow is coming right up: April 15, 2016 May 9, 2016 [deadline extended!], so check out the guidelines and get your applications in!

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