Author Archive | Will Evans

Tram 83 Etisalat Nomination!

Tram 83 is nominated for the Etisalat Prize! Congratulations to Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser, TRAM 83 has been nominated for the prestigious 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature, created in 2013 as the first pan-African literary prize for authors of debut fiction. This is a huge honor for Fiston, as he is accompanied by […]

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Carmen Boullosa on the International Dublin Literary Award Longlist!

Congratulations to Carmen Boullosa & Samantha Schnee! The first book we ever published, Carmen Boullosa‘s masterful Texas: The Great Theft, translated brilliantly by Samantha Schnee, has been longlisted for the prestigious International Dublin Literary Award 2016 (formerly known as the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award). The prize is €100,000, awarded to the author if the book is […]

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Leila Chudori’s HOME Publication Day

It’s publication day for our ninth book, the “ambitious saga” HOME from one of the most profound, remarkable writers in Indonesia, Leila Chudori!! It’s a remarkable book, praised by Publishers Weekly as “an ambitious saga that intertwines narration from various generations and creates a wide-ranging picture of Indonesia.” You gotta read this book: it is beautiful, moving, tragic, life-affirming, […]

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Fresh Air: Figuratively & Literally

Tram 83 was reviewed on Fresh Air with Terry Gross today! NPR’s Fresh Air w/ Terry Gross raved about Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s Tram 83 as an “exuberantly dark” debut on today’s show, and noted the light-footed skill” of Roland Glasser’s translation! Fiston evokes the textures of the city in all its deliriousness, blowing marvelous riffs on everything from […]

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Fiston Mwanza Mujila on Tour + Leila Chudori in AAWW

Fiston Mwanza Mujila & Roland Glasser have taken America by storm! Check out video of Fiston Mwanza Mujila performing at the Brooklyn Book Festival last Sunday, September 20th, after recounting how he always wanted to be a jazz musician growing up in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo, but how he could never afford the saxophone […]

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Best New Thing in Dallas

We’re the Best New Thing in Town!! Check out the new “Best of Dallas” issue of the Dallas Observer, hitting newsstands today, for the full recap & rundown of all the best stuff in the Big D, including us! What an honor! Last year, our friends at The Wild Detectives won Best New Thing in Town, […]

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North Texas Giving Day!!

It’s North Texas Giving Day! Please consider making a tax deductible donation to Deep Vellum Publishing on the North Texas Giving Day website today, every donation made over $25 will qualify Deep Vellum for prizes, bonuses, and other awesome recognition that will go a long way towards furthering our mission of connecting the world through the […]

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Best Publisher in Big D

We’re the best publisher in Dallas!!!!!!!!!!!!!! D Magazine’s annual Best of Big D issue is out, and they’ve named Deep Vellum Dallas’s BEST PUBLISHER!! “Not only has he brought great authors like Sergio Pitol and Anne Garreta to English-language readers, he offers Dallas an unmatched energy and enthusiasm for building a true literary community.” For those […]

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Brazos Bookstore Interviews George Henson

Mark Haber, writer, Best Translated Book Award judge, and bookseller at Houston’s Brazos Bookstore, has interviewed Dallas’s own George Hensonabout translating Sergio Pitol. Read the full interview at Brazos’s website: Henson remembers the first time he was exposed to Hispanic literature in translation. It was in 1983 at a panel discussing Carlos Fuentes. Henson heard one of […]

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