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Date(s) - 04 / 02 Saturday / 2016
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

New York University School of Professional Studies

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NYCT Vice President Alta Price and Program Director Ana Lis Salotti are pleased to announce the Circle’s second annual workshop on the topic of literary translation, which will be held on the first Saturday in April. The event will feature a 1.5-hour Editors’ Round Table with two professional literary journal editors/translators in conversation with NYCT Vice President Alta Price, an hour-long lunch and networking break, and a two-hour panel, “Surviving Translation,” featuring five experts discussing various aspects of the field and moderated by Mary Ann Newman.

The event has been approved by the American Translators Association for 4 Continuing Education points. Certificates will be available at the end of the event.

Morning Roundtable Presenters include:
Please note the addition of Antonio Aiello to the Morning Roundtable!
Writer Antonio Aiello | Content Director and Web Editor at PEN / Passages
Spanish>English translator Heather Cleary | Founding Editor, Buenos Aires Review
Italian>English translator Minna Proctor | Editor, The Literary Review

Afternoon Panelists include:

German>English translator Shelley Frisch
German> and French>English translator and editor Tess Lewis
Catalan>English writer, editor, and translator Mary Ann Newman
German>English translator Burton Pike
Czech>English translator Alex Zucker

DATE: Saturday, April 2, 2016
TIME: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
LOCATION: 15 Barclay Street, Room 430 | New York, NY 10007 (between Broadway and Church St.)
TRANSIT: A, C, and E trains to Chambers Street; R train to City Hall; 4, 5, and 6 trains to Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall; M5 bus to Chambers Street
IMPORTANT: You must RSVP to: to confirm your registration on or before Thursday, March 31 at 11:00 PM. We regret that refunds are not possible for cancellations made after March 31. You must bring government-issued photo ID to show to NYU security staff in the lobby.

Registration fees:
New York Circle of Translators members: $40
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ATA members who are not current members of the NYCT: $75
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Students: $30 (Students must bring documents showing they are currently enrolled in a translation and/or interpreting course)
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Non-NYCT and non-ATA members: $75
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NYCT members: $60; Students: $50; Non-members: $100

Special NYCT Membership Drive:
If you are not currently an NYCT member but would like to join, $25 of the literary translation workshop fee can be applied to your first annual membership fee. Please contact the NYCT Administrator ( for details.

All registration fees include lunch.
*Students must bring valid student ID and show it upon registration.