It’s a #WITmonth Giveaway!

Here it is: our glorious WIT stack. How many of these amazing titles have you read? Happy August! Or as we like to call it, Women in Translation Month. 2019 marks the sixth year of celebrating books in translation authored/translated by women, an effort begun by Meytal Radzinski. While this celebration comes from a place […]

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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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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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