Sunday Submissions: Editor-Translator Speed Dating

Applications will be accepted through   Submittable, and   will open on   Tuesday August 8, 2017   and   closeat   11:59pm EST   on   Friday September 8, 2017. They add that,   “if the number of applicants exceeds the number of available time slots, consultations will be awarded with preference   to   current ALTA members   and by   date of submission   (first-come, first-serve).”

ALTA Managing Director Elisabeth Jaquette added over email, “We also have at least two editors with a specific interest in Arabic literature.”

More about submission requirements at the ALTA website. At their 40th annual conference, the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is bringing back their popular program of “Speed-Dating for Editors and Translators”:
According to ALTA:
Interested translators will have the chance to discuss a short sample of their work with an editor from prominent publications, such as Coffee House Press,   Words Without Borders, Graywolf Press,   the CSU Poetry Center, Open Letter,   The   Kenyon Review, Amazon Crossing, Tupelo Press, and many more. Translators are also welcome to submit guiding questions for specific feedback. Advertisements

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