The 42nd annual American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Conference was held from November 7 to November 10 at the Hyatt Regency Rochester & Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center in Rochester, New York. The conference featured panels, workshops, readings, a book fair, and opportunities to meet with editors and translators. The 2019 theme was “Sight and Sound.” American Sign Language poetry troupe Flying Words Project delivered the keynote. The cost of the conference for ALTA members was $200 before October 7, $225 before October 21, and $250 on site. The cost for non-ALTA members was $275 before October 7, $300 before October 21, and $325 on site. The cost for students was $50 before October 21 and $75 on site. One-day passes were available for $125 before October 21 and $150 on site. Lodging was 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.