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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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DV Future Books from DV’s Future

Sphinx continues to blow away everybody who reads it! Reviews of Anne Garréta‘s remarkable debut in English, Sphinx, have recently come in from Bookforum (“ingenious translation…Garréta finds endless shades of in between and out of bounds, her characters taking shapes no other text before—or since—has imagined.“), BOMB Magazine (“For Garréta, it just may be possible then that […]

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An Intern’s Life

Hello world, meet Eilidh, Deep Vellum’s first-ever intern! Eilidh will be a senior at the University of Arkansas this fall (shoutout toNightbird Books, the best/only indie bookstore in Fayetteville!). She’s helping us out this summer as we get ready to launch our second list of books (!), move offices (we’re gonna miss you, Common Desk), […]

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Welcome, Jón Gnarr & Brooklyn Quarterly Manifesto

HOLY MOLY, WE’VE SIGNED JÓN GNARR! Deep Vellum will publish a trilogy of autobiographical novels by the Mayor of Reykjavik, Iceland: Jón Gnarr. “The World’s Coolest Mayor,” Jón is one of the most famous people in Iceland, he gained his fame as a singer in a punk band who went on to be a comedian […]

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