The 42nd annual American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Conference will be held from November 7 to November 10 at the Hyatt Regency Rochester & Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, New York. The conference features panels, workshops, readings, a book fair, and opportunities to meet with editors and translators. The 2019 theme is “Sight and Sound.” American Sign Language poetry troupe Flying Words Project will deliver the keynote. The cost of the conference for ALTA members is $200 before October 7, $225 before October 21, and $250 on site. The cost for non-ALTA members is $275 before October 7, $300 before October 21, and $325 on site. The cost for students is $50 before October 21 and $75 on site. One-day passes are available for $125 before October 21 and $150 on site. Lodging is available at the conference hotel for discounted rates, starting at $159 per night. Visit the website for more information.
American Literary Translators Association, University of Arizona, Esquire Building #205, 1230 North Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721. Elisabeth Jaquette, Executive Director.