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ÖRÆFI A BEST TRANSLATED BOOK AWARD FINALIST!!!

Ófeigur Sigurdsson’s Öræfi: The Wasteland, translated from Icelandic by Lytton Smith, is a Best Translated Book Award finalist!!! The winner will be announced at the New York Rights Fair on Wednesday, May 29th. At 4:15 is a panel “International Literature: Promoting and Finding Audiences. Afterwards, at 5:00, the winner will be announced, with a $2,000 […]

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Fall Catalog Preview: Books! Books! Books!

Greetings from Antwerp!! Without further ado, I bring to you a short synopsis of Deep Vellum’s Fall 2015/2016 list, which is available for preorder at your favorite local indie bookshops, Amazon, or for those in the trade, with your Consortium distribution orders. Also, new website coming soon with direct web-order, expanded book and author information […]

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End of May Party All the Time

Can you believe May is almost over? The month started magically, with my piece in Lit Hub listing 5 Great Contemporary Mexican Writers that ran on Cinco de Mayo (there’s a marketing term for that kind of targeted publication, I’m sure of it). Later in the month, things stayed awesome over at the Lit Hub when […]

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SHISH

We’ve published our fifth book!!! In a milestone for Deep Vellum, Mikhail Shishkin‘s Calligraphy Lesson: The Collected Stories was officially published on Tuesday, bringing full circle the entire experience that got me into publishing in the first place: it’s Deep Vellum’s first Russian book (with a second on the way next month by Alisa Ganieva); […]

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Megabus March Madness

Hello from a Megabus hurtling up I-35 from Austin to Dallas! Yesterday I hopped on a Megabus with a rolling suitcase packed full of books for Jón Gnarr’s talk with Dr. Dominic Boyer (Rice University) at Austin’s Nerd Nite at the North Door. The talk was called: “The Comedy of Politics and the Politics of […]

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