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Alta L. Price

Translator, German, Italian
Alta L. Price runs a publishing consultancy specialized in literature and nonfiction texts on art, architecture, design, and culture. A recipient of the Gutekunst Prize, she translates from Italian and German into English, and is currently shortlisted for The Peirene Stevns Translation Prize. Her latest book translations include Corrado Augias’s The Secrets of Italy (Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2014), Jürgen Holstein’s The Book Cover in the Weimar Republic (Taschen, 2015), Martin Mosebach’s The 21(Plough, 2019), and Dana Grigorcea’s An Instinctive Feeling of Innocence (Seagull, 2019). Her work has appeared on BBC Radio 4, 3 Quarks Daily, Maharam Stories, Trafika Europe, Words Without Borders, and elsewhere. She is a member of ALTA, PEN, the Third Coast Translators Collective, and Cedilla & Co. (Photo credit: Donnelly Marks)