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September at Deep Vellum!

We’ve been busy here at Deep Vellum, and are excited to share with you the latest and greatest in Deep Vellum news! Read on for more about North Texas Giving Day, our authors’ U.S. Tours, upcoming releases, and more! September 22 is North Texas Giving Day  powered by the Communities Foundation of Texas Visit NorthTexasGivingDay.org between 6am – midnight (CT) […]

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Deep Vellum August Update

As summer starts to wind down, Deep Vellum starts winding up for the fall! We have a lot of exciting happenings coming up in the next few months, including tours with our amazing authors, North Texas Giving Day, the official Grand Opening of Deep Vellum Books, and publication of our 20th (!!!) book! We’ve just sent out our […]

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August is Women in Translation Month!

Women in Translation Month was started in 2014 by translator and blogger Meytal Radzinski after she discovered the low numbers of women published in translation through research via Rochester University’s Three Percent database. She responded by starting the annual month-long celebration dedicated to expanding awareness and appreciation of women in translation while increasing their presence […]

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Leila S. Chudori Nominated for FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award!

Congratulations to Leila S. Chudori! She has been nominated for the Financial Times / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award for her novel, Home! The award recognizes individuals whose work in fiction, film-making, or art shows outstanding talent and brings recognition to emerging market nations. This year’s fiction category focuses on authors from Asia-Pacific countries who have […]

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Deep Vellum June Update

It has been an unseasonably lovely, cool, thunderstormy spring in Dallas. Which means we have more time to sit inside and R-E-A-D as it rains. Perfection. Jung Young Moon is reading at events the next two weeks in Berkeley, CA at the Bay Area Book Festival (June 4 & 5), Seattle (June 7), Dallas (June […]

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Deep Vellum’s April: AUTHORS ON TOUR!

Deep Vellum is thrilled to bring three of the world’s greatest writers—and all women—to Texas for literary events across the state in the month of April: Carmen Boullosa of Mexico, Leila S. Chudori of Indonesia, and Lina Meruane of Chile. Full tour dates for each author are listed on our website’s events calendar, check it […]

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Tram 83 Nominated for the Man Booker International Prize

AHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!! TRAM 83 FOREVER!!!!!!!! Tram 83, the debut novel by Fiston Mwanza Mujila, from the Democratic Republic of Congo (now living in Austria), and translated from the French by Roland Glasser, which we published in September and which was published in the UK by Jacaranda Books, has been nominated for the Man Booker International Prize 2016!!!!!!! This comes […]

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Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer – March US Tour!!

Renowned Dutch author Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer presents his masterpiece novel La Superba, to be published by Deep Vellum on March 15th, co-presented by the Dutch Foundation for Literature,  the Netherland-America Foundation, & the Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York. March 18 – Dallas, TX – Dallas Institute of Humanities & Culture […]

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DV Spring 2016 Catalog

Our Spring 2016 catalog is here, get into it! Six of your new favorite books: April: Serhiy Zhadan – Voroshilovgrad (translated by Reilly Costigan-Humes & Isaac Wheeler) — a post-Soviet magical realist romp through now-war-torn eastern Ukraine from the most prominent poet, writer, rockstar, and pro-democracy activist in all of Ukraine today; and Zhadan will tour […]

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A Week in #LiteraryDallas

In the new #LiteraryDallas (check the hashtag, The Wild Detectives & us are spreading the love, get into it!), life is packed with literary events. Tonight, the Austin-based Writers’ League of Texas is  presenting a panel discussion on the topic: “Being a Good Literary Citizen” with authors Sanderia Faye, Karen Blumenthal, Jeramey Kraatz, and our very […]

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