American Literary Translators Association Conference

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Tucson, AZ, United States
Event Date: 
November 8, 2023
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The 46th annual American Literary Translators Association Conference will be held from November 8 to November 11 at the Tucson Marriott University Park Hotel in Tucson. Programming includes panels, roundtables, bilingual readings, a bookfair, a gathering of the BIPOC Literary Translators Caucus, and opportunities to connect with editors and translators. The conference will also feature special events including an awards ceremony, a theater production of a translated play, and a poetry reading at the University of Arizona Poetry Center. The 2023 theme is ìThe Place of Translation.î Poet and translator Sawako Nakayasu will deliver the keynote address on November 10. The cost of the conference is $275 for non-ALTA members and $200 for ALTA members for registration by September 30; $300 and $225, respectively, for registration by October 23; and $325 and $250 for registration on-site. One-day passes are available for $125 by October 23 and $150 on-site. Some events are free and open to the public. Lodging is available at the conference hotel for a discounted rate of $159 per night. Visit the website for more information.

Contact program manager Kelsi Vanada at (520) 621-1757 or for information about accessibility.

Contact Information

American Literary Translators Association Conference, American Literary Translators Association, University of Arizona, Esquire Building #205, 1230 North Park Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721. Elisabeth Jaquette, Executive Director.