The 41st annual American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Conference was held from October 31 to November 3 at the Indiana Memorial Union at Indiana University in Bloomington. The conference featured panels, workshops, readings, a book fair, and opportunities to meet with editors and translators. The 2018 theme was “Performance, Props, and Platforms.” Playwright and translator Caridad Svich delivered the keynote. The cost of the conference for ALTA members was $200 before September 30, $225 before October 16, and $250 on site. The cost for non-ALTA members was $275 before September 30, $300 before October 16, and $325 on site. The cost for students was $50 before October 16 and $75 on site. One-day passes were available for $125 before October 16 and $150 on site. Lodging was available at the conference hotel for a discounted rate of $134 to $185 per night depending on the room. 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.