AALITRA is a national organization that promotes an interest in all aspects of literary translation. We sponsor public lectures and events on literary translation and hold periodic conferences with university bodies interested in the theory and practice of literary translation. We also distribute news of events, conferences and other initiatives relevant to translators. In addition, AALITRA publishes an online journal (The AALITRA Review) carrying peer-reviewed articles and translations. If you have an interest in literary translation, and especially world literature in translation, please consider joining AALITRA.

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Thank you to A./Prof. Kerry Mullan for taking photos at the event.

The AALITRA Database of Australian Literary Translators is now live!
This database is intended to help users easily find experienced Australian translators of literary texts.

AALITRA Committee Members

Lilit Thwaites (President)

Rob Savage (Vice-President)

Cooper C & Laura Fritch (Co-Secretaries)

Kimberly Kam (Treasurer)

Edan Runge (Social Media & Website Officer)

Lola Sundin (Co-Editor of The AALITRA Review)

Cristina Savin (Co-Editor of The AALITRA Review)

Tim Cummins

Brian Nelson

Nadia Niaz

Elizabeth Pearce

Victoria Taylor