Alta L. Price runs a publishing consultancy specialized in literature and nonfiction texts on art, architecture, design, and culture. She translates from Italian and German into English, and was awarded the 2013 Gutekunst Prize. Her most recent books include The Dynamic Library (Soberscove, 2015), Jürgen Holstein’s The Book Cover in the Weimar Republic (Taschen, 2015), Corrado Augias’s The Secrets of Italy (Rizzoli Ex Libris, 2014), illustrator Beppe Giacobbe’s Visionary Dictionary (Lazy Dog Press, 2013), and Marco Biraghi’s Project of Crisis (MIT Press, 2013). In September 2016 she guest-edited “There Is No Map: The New Italian(s)” for Words Without Borders. She is vice president of the New York Circle of Translators, a founding member of Cedilla & Co., a member of the PEN Translation Committee and the American Literary Translators Association, and loves puzzles—translation being her favorite kind. Her translation of Dana Grigorcea’s An Instinctive Feeling of Innocence is forthcoming from Seagull Books in 2017.