by: Fairouz Qoulaii 1. Introduction to publishing in the context of translation The translator has a very detailed knowledge of the work. He or she has the power of words to bridge two cultures, which is why the Literary Translators Association of Canada (LTAAC) promotes the art of literary translation. Consequently, it is important that agreements between translators and publishers reflect this contribution. The Literary Translators Association of Canada (LTAC) therefore organizes various activities across the country and offers pre-established model contracts that include the rights and obligations of translators, publishers and other parties. a) The Publisher’s Role The publishing.