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John Darnielle Reading 10/5! OffWorld Discussion 7/24!

Deep Vellum & WordSpace are proud to present legendary singer/songwriter JOHN DARNIELLE reading from his debut novel, WOLF IN WHITE VAN, at The Wild Detectives on Sunday, October 5 at 7pm!!!!! Darnielle’s publisher, FSG, announced today the full tour itinerary for WOLF IN WHITE VAN, and it’s impressive. He’s basically doing a book tour like he would a […]

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Dallas Forever (+ Gnarr/Gawker & More)

THEY SAID I WAS CRAZY, they told me I was insane to think that Dallas could ever care about books, let alone translated books, BUT HOLY SMOKES, you all proved them wrong last night! What a launch party! Over 200 booklovers gathered at The Wild Detectives last night to hear what Deep Vellum is all […]

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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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The Global Novel & Translation Discussion from Jaipur

The Jaipur Literature Festival took place over the weekend, and if you’re anything like me, you’ve never thought about it before: “Jaipur, India has a literary festival?” But The Guardian published a super-fun recap, “Translation in America & American Lit Dissed at Jaipur Literature Festival,”of one of Jaipur’s more interesting panels from the weekend: “The Global […]

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Deep Vellum, Y’all

Welcome to the blog for Deep Vellum Publishing. Like our friends at Open Letter‘s Three Percent and Melville House‘s MobyLives!, we’re hoping to use this blog as a forum to talk about anything and everything, especially relating to publishing and translation and publishing translations, but maybe about tacos and BBQ and Topo Chico too, since we’re in […]

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