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Tips for Entry

Visit to read The Making of a Literary Translator and Breaking Into Print, among other guides.

Attend the American Literary Translators Association annual conference ( to network and learn more about the field.

Talk to translators about their careers. The American Translators Association (ATA) offers a list of translators at

Search for job listings on these Web sites:,, and

The ATA offers a mentorship program for members to help them break into the field. Visit for more information.

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