2019 ATA/AFTI Honors and Awards

ATA and the American Foundation for Translation and Interpretation (AFTI) present annual and biennial awards to encourage, reward, and publicize the outstanding work being done by both seasoned professionals and students.  Applications and nominations are currently being accepted for the following awards.

  • The Student Translation Award is presented to a student for a literary or sci-tech translation or translation-related project. Open to any graduate or undergraduate student, or group of students, attending an accredited college or university in the U.S.Award: $500, a certificate of recognition, and up to $500 in expenses for attending ATA’s 60th Annual Conference in Palm Springs, California. Submissions must be received by September 6, 2019.
  • The Alicia Gordon Award for Word Artistry in Translation is given for a translation (from French or Spanish into English, or from English into French or Spanish, in any subject) that demonstrates the highest level of creativity in solving a particularly knotty translation problem. Open to ATA members in good standing.Award: $250 and a certificate of recognition. Applications must be received by September 6, 2019.
  • The S. Edmund Berger Prize for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Translation is offered to recognize excellence in scientific and technical translation. Open to ATA members in good standing.Award: $1,000. Nominations must be received by September 21, 2019.

Recipients and honorees will be announced at ATA’s 60th Annual Conference in Palm Springs, California (October 23-26, 2019).

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