Author Archive | Will Evans

March Update: “Muslim” A Novel and Brice Matthieussent!

We are thrilled that Asymptote Journal has chosen our most recent book, Zahia Rahmani’s “Muslim”: A Novel as their February book club selection! Their announcement includes this incredible description by Eric Noonan: “The exactitude of the author’s art and the stark and uncompromising beauty of Zahia Rahmani’s prose combine to make “Muslim”: A Novel a contemporary classic.” If […]

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Brice Matthieussent Touring the US!

Brice Matthieussent will be making his first-ever US appearances to support the release of his debut novel in English: Revenge of the Translator, translated by (and featuring as a character!) Emma Ramadan, whose sterling translation work you may know through Anne Garréta’s Sphinx and Not One Day, as well as Fouad Laroui’s The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers (and who […]

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January Update!

Holy moly it’s already the middle of January! My daughter turned 5 months old! My son is turning 32 months old tomorrow! I’m just feeling old!! But books are forever!! Speaking of old, Deep Vellum published its first book four years ago in December…remember that little subversive historical novel that could, Carmen Boullosa’s Texas: The Great […]

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Our First Texas Commission on the Arts Grant!!

We at Deep Vellum are honored and thrilled to share the news that we have been awarded our first-ever grant of $1,500 for Economic Development from the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) in its first round of 2019 Arts Respond grant programs. As a startup arts organization founded in 2013, we are proud to […]

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Let’s Talk Censorship, North Texas Giving Day, and Ófeigur Sigurðsson!

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY! This Thursday, September 20 is North Texas Giving Day! Deep Vellum’s mission is to bring the world together in conversation through literature, and we at Deep Vellum would like to ask for your help during this special, one-day giving event. Your generous contribution will support: Fostering socially, politically, artistically relevant and timely […]

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Summer Awards, ALA Conference, Book Clubs In June!

Dearest readers, There’s a lot going on this upcoming month at Deep Vellum! We’re hosting our Book Club, where translator Shelby Vincent will lead a discussion on Carmen Boullosa’s Heavens on Earth; we’ll be at the American Library Association Conference as a part of the Global Literature in Libraries Initiative; and there are three award […]

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New Books And Exciting News For March!

Dearest readers, We have some exciting news! We’re so proud to announce that Not One Day by Anne Garréta, translated by Emma Ramadan, is a finalist for TWO huge awards – the Albertine Prize and the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Award!! The Albertine Prize “recognizes American readers’ favorite work of contemporary Francophone fiction while encouraging […]

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Banthology, New Books, Awards, and Other Exciting News – January 2018

We are proud to announce March publication of Banthology: Stories From Banned Nations, co-published in partnership with Manchester UK-based Comma Press! This is the type of book Deep Vellum was founded to publish.  Literature offers a means to bring cultures into conversation, to share stories, build connections, grow empathy. The stories in Banthology reflect the shared […]

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