Fonds P0236 - Literary Translators Association of Canada fonds

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Literary Translators Association of Canada fonds

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  • 1975 - 2008 (Creation)
    Literary Translators Association of Canada (LTAC)

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3.30 m of textual records
1 optical disc : CD

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The Literary Translators’ Association of Canada (LTAC) was founded in 1975 is devoted to promoting the art of literary translation and the interests of the profession. Providing access to literature written in other languages and conveying culture across linguistic lines, LTAC members act as full partners in the publishing world. They translate works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama into some twenty languages. Every year since 1982, the Literary Translators’ Association of Canada has awarded the John Glassco Translation Prize to recognize the excellence and talent of an emerging literary translator. The winner receives a $1,000 prize and one-year membership to LTAC.

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The fonds provides information on the administration of the Literary Translators’ Association of Canada and its activities.
The fonds contains copyright materials, contracts, membership list, financial documents, grant applications, minutes, correspondence, conferences materials, and files on the John Glassco Prize.

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The documents were donated to Records Management and Archives in 2010 and 2019.


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  • French

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