The winter 2016-2017 issue of Source, the newsletter of the American Translators Association (ATA) Literary Division, is now online. This issue features reviews of several sessions relating to literary translation presented at the recent ATA annual conference in San Francisco, including […]
Online platforms such as Kindle, iBooks or Google Play Books, as well as print-on-demand services, now offer independent authors the opportunity to self-publish their work. Some of the most successful indie authors are now looking beyond the English-language market. Our […]
Another Tony Beckwith original!
The United Nations is now receiving applications for the 2017 competitive examination for Spanish-language interpreters. The exam is open to candidates who have a perfect command of Spanish and who meet other language and educational requirements. The deadline for application […]
Our last general meeting of 2016 will take place on Saturday, November 12th, at the usual place: Best Western Plus Austin City Hotel, 2200 S. Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78704 (intersection of IH-35 & Oltorf Street Exit, exit 232A from […]
Longtime AATIA member (and former president) Michael Blumenthal has agreed to chair this year’s nominating committee, assisted by members Gisela Greenlee and Idalia Martin. The committee is seeking candidates to serve on the Association’s Board of Directors in 2017. All […]
This month’s cartoon of the month by our own Tony Beckwith.
As previously reported, longtime AATIA member and award-winning literary translator Marian Schwartz has been invited to give the prestigious Marilyn Gaddis Rose lecture at the 57th annual conference of the American Translators Association (ATA), and we are delighted that she […]
Don’t know what ekphrastic poetry is? Read this review of the most recent LitSIG meeting by Michele McKay Aynesworth and check out the submissions from members on the Dropbox site. AATIA’s Literary Special Interest Group (LitSIG) met on Saturday, September […]
We will be celebrating International Translation Day on September 30th, 6-8 p.m., with a special event at Malvern Books featuring readings from three renowned translators: Kurt Heinzelman, Jamey Gambrell, and our own Liliana Valenzuela, who will be reading from her […]