Our friends at Dalkey Archive Press are publishing Jung’s novel A Contrived Worldto coincide with this tour as well, giving we Americans the chance to fall in love with the absurd, hilarious “Korean answer to Beckett & Kafka.”
Next week, Deep Vellum subscribers will receive the next two books in their subscription: Jung‘sVaseline Buddha, and Morocco’s most prominent contemporary author, Fouad Laroui‘s remarkable, hilarious story collection, and English-language debut,
We always have tons of our authors’ events around the world plus Dallas literary events we’re a part of on our website’s calendar and listed below. Join us for some events in Texas or beyond, we look forward to seeing you out & about in the land of the literary living around the world!
“Robert Bound investigates the recent rise in translated fiction with sidekicks Anne Meadows, commissioning editor at Portobello and Granta, and Lisette Verhagen, foreign-rights agent at David Godwin Associates. Plus: we hear from Deborah Smith, Man Booker International Prize-winning translator and head to Deep Vellum books in Dallas.”
Deep Vellum Publishing is a not-for-profit literary publisher that seeks to enhance the open exchange of ideas among cultures and to connect the world’s greatest untranslated contemporary writers of literature and creative nonfiction with English-language readers for the first time through original translations, while facilitating educational opportunities for students of translation in the Dallas community, and promoting a more vibrant literary community in north Texas and beyond.