Events / Calendar

December 2015

Fri. Dec. 4 Target in the Night presentation, reading, & lecture by Sergio Waisman (George Washington University, translator of Ricardo Piglia) w/ Gwen Kirkpatrick (Georgetown) & Laura Demaría (UMD) at the Library of Congress – Washington, DC – 12pm

Waisman LOC Event Target In The Night (12-4-15)

Wed. Dec. 9 – Deep Vellum Books housewarming party & bookstore launch – 3000 Commerce St. (Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX) – 6-9pm

January 2016

Tue. Jan. 5 Deep Vellum Book Club: Target in the Night w/ Sergio Waisman (George Washington University, translator of Ricardo Piglia) at Deep Vellum Books (3000 Commerce St., Deep Ellum, Dallas 75226) – 7pm

Wed. Jan. 6 – Ricardo Piglia’s Target in the Night Release Party w/ Sergio Waisman (translator) & more TBA at Brazos Bookstore (2421 Bissonnet, Houston, TX) – 7pm

Thu. Jan. 7 – Sun. Jan 10 – Modern Languages Association (MLA) Conference – Deep Vellum in booth #221 w/ Consortium Book Sales & Distribution – Austin Convention Center – Austin, TX

Wed. Jan. 20 Brazos Bookstore Bookclub reading & discussing Leila Chudori‘s HOMEBrazos Bookstore (2421 Bissonnet, Houston, TX) – 7pm

Past Events – 2014 & 2015

Thu. Oct. 2 – The Library of Congress’ Hispanic Heritage Month presents Carmen Boullosa in the Mary Pickford Theater at the Library of Congress – Washington, DC – 12pm

Sun. Oct. 5 – Deep Vellum & WordSpace Present John Darnielle (singer of The Mountain Goats; debut novel Wolf in White Van out now) reading at The Wild Detectives – Dallas, TX – 7pm

Oct. 10-128th Annual Hispanic/Latino Book Fair of NYC honoring Carmen Boullosa – Bronx, NY – various

Tue. Oct. 21The Mexico Institute Presents the 31st Annual Day of the Spanish Language Celebration w/ Carmen Boullosa  The Mexican Consulate of Dallas (1210 River Bend Dr., Dallas, TX 75247) – 6:30pm

Wed. Oct. 22Carmen Boullosa reading at The Wild Detectives – Dallas, TX – 7pm

Thu. Oct. 23Carmen Boullosa reading at The Twig Book Shop – San Antonio, TX – 7pm

Fri. Oct. 24Carmen Boullosa reading at Brazos Bookstore – Houston, TX – 7pm

Sat. Oct. 25Carmen Boullosa reading at the Texas Book Festival (Texas State Capitol: Capitol Extension Room E2.016) – Austin, TX – 4:15pm

Wed. Oct. 29The Bridge Series presents Carmen Boullosa & translator Samantha Schnee in discussion at McNally Jackson – New York, NY – 8pm

Thu. Oct. 30 – “The Future of Books?” Discussion w/ Deep Vellum Publisher Will Evans & Dallas Morning News Books/Arts Editor Mike Merschel at the Allen Public Library – 300 N. Allen Dr., Allen, Texas 75013 – 7:30pm

Wed. Nov. 19 – The Americas Society Presents “Texas and Mexico in New York“: Carmen Boullosa and Rolando Hinojosa-Smith in conversation at The Americas Society – New York, NY – 7pm

Wed. Nov. 19 – Deep Vellum & Open Letter Books present Valerie Miles, editor of A Thousand Forests in One Acorn (Open Letter, 2014) in conversation about Spanish-language literature at The Wild Detectives – Dallas, TX – 7pm

Wed. Nov. 25 – The University of Warwick’s Hispanic Studies program presents Carmen Boullosa in Mead Gallery – Coventry, UK – 6pm

Mon. Dec. 8Oral Fixation: Outside the Box (Deep Vellum co-presents) at the Wyly Studio Theatre – Dallas, TX – 8pm

Wed. Dec. 10Deep Vellum Presents Marian Schwartz (Russian translator of Mikhail Shishkin, Andrei Gelasimov, and more, reading from her translation of Anna Karenina, Yale University Press) reading at The Wild Detectives – Dallas, TX – 7pm

Wed. Dec. 10Oral Fixation: Outside the Box (Deep Vellum co-presents) at the Texas Theatre – Dallas, TX – 8pm


Sun. Jan. 11 – Marian Schwartz reading from & discussing her translation of Anna Karenina (Yale University Press, 2014) at BookPeople – Austin, TX – 4pm

Wed. Jan. 14Oral Fixation (An Obsession with True-Life Tales) “Slippery Slope” cast Meet & Greet at The Wild Detectives – Dallas, TX – 7:30pm

Sun. Jan. 18 – JÓN GNARR MOVES TO TEXAS & begins semester as Artist-in-Residence at Rice University’s CENHS (Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences) in Houston, TX

Wed. Jan. 21 – French Voices Award Ceremony  at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, where Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s Tram 83 is shortlisted for the award (trans. by Roland Glasser) – 7pm – New York, NY

Wed. Jan. 21Oral Fixation (An Obsession with True-Life Tales): “Slippery Slope” at the Texas Theatre – Oak Cliff, Dallas, TX – 7pm

Sun. Jan. 25 – Staged reading of Jón Gnarr‘s play Hotel Volkswagen at Studio 101 – Houston, TX – 3pm

Mon. Jan. 26 – Staged reading of Jón Gnarr‘s play Hotel Volkswagen at Studio 101 – Houston, TX – 7pm

Tue. Feb. 10 – Carmen Boullosa reading at Skylight Books – Los Angeles, CA – 7:30pm

Wed. Feb. 11 – Carmen Boullosa reading at Pioneer Bookstore, Cal State-East Bay – Hayward, CA – 1:00pm

Thu. Feb. 12 – Carmen Boullosa reading at the University of California (in 5125 Dwinelle, the library of the Spanish & Portuguese Department) – Berkeley, CA – 12:00pm

Thu. Feb. 12 – Carmen Boullosa in discussion w/ Scott Esposito at City Lights Books – San Francisco, CA – 7:00pm

Fri. Feb. 13 – Carmen Boullosa reading at the University of California-Santa Cruz (Humanities 1, Room 210) – Santa Cruz, CA – 10:00am

Mon. Feb. 16 – Carmen Boullosa reading at Powell’s City of Books on Burnside – Portland, OR – 7:00pm

Tue. Feb. 17 – Carmen Boullosa reading at the University of Oregon (Willamette Hall, Room 110) – Eugene, OR – 7:00pm

Wed. Feb. 18 – Carmen Boullosa reading at Elliott Bay Bookstore – Seattle, WA – 7:00pm

Thu. Feb. 19  – Gnarr on Film: A Special Evening with Jón Gnarr (US premiere of his short film The Man on the Back & two episodes of his riotous television show The Night Watch) at Rice Cinema (free & open to the public) – Houston, TX – 7pm

Rice Gnarr on Film (2-19-15)

Mon. Feb. 23 Instituto Cervantes NYC presents “Great Voices from Mexico & the USA” w/ Carmen Boullosa & Phillip Lopate, moderated by Daniel Shapiro (Literature Director of the Americas Society) – New York, NY – 7:00pm (Free!)

Fri. Feb. 27 & Sat. Feb. 28 – Dallas Festival of Ideas in the Dallas Arts District – Dallas, TX

Thu. March 5 Turner House Salon Series w/ Jón Gnarr at Turner House – Oak Cliff, Dallas, TX – 7pm

Gnarr Turner House March 5 Flyer

Sun. March 15IBERIAN SUITE Literature Panel w/ Carmen Boullosa, Cesar Aira, Anne McLean & more at the Kennedy Center – Washington, DC – 4:30pm (Free!)

In a generous program that celebrates the stunning diversity of Spanish- and Portuguese-language writers, as well as the many resonances they share, this is a veritable symphony of voices from the past as well as the present. Contemporary writers from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal talk about their work amidst echoes from their literary predecessors.Juan Gabriel Vásquez of Colombia (with Gabriel García Marquez), Javier Cercas of Spain (with Pedro Salinas), Cesar Aira of Argentina (with Jorge Luis Borges), Dulce María Cardoso of Portugal (with Jorge Amado), Alonso Cueto of Peru (with Mario Vargas Llosa), and Carmen Boullosa of Mexico (with Octavio Paz). The event is hosted by the distinguished Canadian translator Anne McLean

Wed. March 18 – Sergio Pitol‘s 82nd birthday party & The Art of Flight release party w/ translator George Henson reading & in discussion w/ Will Evans (Deep Vellum) & Dr. Ignacio Ruiz-Perez (professor, UT-Arlington, studied under Pitol at the University of Veracruz in Xalapa) at The Wild Detectives – Dallas, TX – 7pm

Pitol March 18 Party

Thu. March 19Nasher Sculpture Center GalleryLab:The Mother Tongue” Talk on Translation & Art w/ Will Evans (Deep Vellum) & Dr. Sean Cotter (translator & professor at UT-Dallas) at the Nasher Sculpture Center – Dallas, TX – 6:00pm

Nasher Gallery Lab with Sean Cotter & Will Evans 3-19-15

March 19-21SMU Literary Festival – Dallas, TX (various venues on SMU’s campus)

Sat. March 28Wildcatter Exchange Literary Festival in the Historic South Main Village – Fort Worth, TX

  • 1:45pm: Fort Worth Writer’s Boot Camp presents: Niche Publishing with Michael H. Price, Caroline Collier and Will Evans (Deep Vellum) (at Starr Conspiracy, 122 S. Main Street, Fort Worth, 76104)
  • 2:30pm: Deep Vellum Publishing presents: The Art of Translation hosted by Will Evans with readings & discussion by translators George Henson (Sergio Pitol’s The Art of Flight) and Shelby Vincent (Carmen Boullosa’s Heavens on Earth) (at Landers Machine Shop, 207 E. Broadway, Fort Worth, 76104)

Wildcatter Exchange FlyerMon. March 30: Nerd Nite Austin presents Jón Gnarr & Dominic Boyer at The North Door – Austin, TX – 7pm

Mon. April 6 – Jón Gnarr reading from The Indian plus discussion with Dominic Boyer (Rice University) at Brazos Bookstore – 7pm (free!) – Houston, Texas

Apr. 8-11: Deep Vellum at AWP 2015 (sharing table 1527 with Anomalous Press) – Minneapolis, MN

AWP Location Picture

Thu. Apr. 9: LITERARY DEATH MATCH w/ guest judge Ben Fountain at the Texas Theater: Four authors, one death match, one winner ($8 advance [no fees] / $10 at the door) – Dallas, TX – 7pm

Fri. Apr.  10AWP Offsite Event: A Small Press Reading w/ Jón Gnarr reading alongside authors from Anomalous Press; Circumference; Em Dash; Autumn Hill; Argos at Gamut Gallery Downstairs – Minneapolis, MN – 6pm


Fri. April 11: McNally Jackson presents Spanish Book Lab reading & discussing (in Spanish): Sangre en el Ojo by Lina Meruane (Chile; we’ll publish this book in English in February 2016) at McNally Jackson

Tue. April 14 – 3 Mayors w/ Annise Parker (Mayor of Houston); Jón Gnarr (former mayor of Reykjavík); and Bill Fulton (former mayor of Ventura, CA, director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University) at CenterPoint Energy Tower (1111 Louisiana St., Houston, TX) – 6pm (Free, but RSVP)

Apr. 14-16London Book Fair (Mexico Market Focus) ft. Carmen BoullosaScott Esposito, & the greatest assembly of Mexican writers in one place in the world – Olympia, London, United Kingdom

Thu. April 16 George Henson reading from & discussing The Art of Flight at the University of Oklahoma in Kaufman Hall 138Norman, OK – 4:30pm

Fri. April 17George Henson reading from & discussing The Art of Flight at Full Circle BookstoreOklahoma City, OK – 6:30pm

George Henson Flyer2

Sat. April 18ArtsPark Festival in NorthPark Mall (visit Deep Vellum‘s table) – Dallas, TX – Noon – FREE!

Sat. April 18MENILFEST! Indie Book Festival on the Menil Collection campus in Houston, Texas – Noon (Free! Visit Deep Vellum’s table!!)

Sat. April 18Dallas Book Festival at the J. Erik Jonsson Dallas Public Library – Downtown Dallas, TX – 12-5pm

Sat. April 18 – Anne Garréta participating in the conference “Feminism’s Abject Selves: Beauvoir, Leduc, Wittig” at the Maison Française of Columbia University alongside Virginie Despentes, Didier Eribon, Lynne Huffer, Jean-Louis Jeannelle, Ann Jefferson, Elisabeth Ladenson, the art historian Elisabeth Lebovici, the best-selling author Edouard Louis, Michael Lucey and Sande Zeig – New York, NY – 10am-7pm (free)

Tue. April 21 – Jón Gnarr reading & discussion at Scandinavia House – New York, NY – 6:30pm (free!)

Tue. April 21A CELEBRATION OF ANNE GARRÉTA’S SPHINX w/ Emma Ramadan (translator of Sphinx), writer Joanna Walsh, and Lauren Elkin, critic, writer, author of The End of Oulipo?, at the legendary Shakespeare & Co. – Paris, France – 7pm (free!)

Thu. April 23Open Letter Books’ Reading the World Series presents Jón Gnarr & translator Lytton Smith reading & discussion at Barnes & Noble University of Rochester – Rochester, NY – 6pm (free!)

Fri. April 24 – Jón Gnarr private reception benefiting Open Letter Books – Rochester, NY – 7pm ($100 donation)

Mon. April 27 – Jón Gnarr reading & discussion w/ Jacob Silverman at Community Bookstore – Brooklyn, NY – 7pm (free!)

Tue. April 28 Carmen Boullosa & Mike Wallace present A Narco History: How the United States and Mexico Jointly Created the “Mexican Drug War”(OR Books) at McNally Jackson – New York, NY – 7pm

Wed. April 29 Roland Glasser (translator of Tram 83) presents on the panel “L’art de la traduction” at the Geneva Book Fair – Geneva, Switzerland – 1:30pm

Fri. May 1Fiston Mwanza Mujila (author of Tram 83) presents on the panel “Premiers Romans” at the Geneva Book Fair – Geneva, Switzerland – 11:15am

Sat. May 2 – Fiston Mwanza Mujila (author of Tram 83) presents on the panel “Le pleurer-rire” at the Geneva Book Fair – Geneva, Switzerland – 3:00pm

Sat. May 2 – Fiston Mwanza Mujila (author of Tram 83) presents on the panel “Les écritures nouvelles” at the Geneva Book Fair – Geneva, Switzerland – 5:30pm

Fri. May 15  Carmen Boullosa at LéaLA: Ciudad de Ciudades: Migraciones, Exilios y Refugio” w/ Jill Anderson & Benjamin Anaya at the Foro “Julio Scherer in the Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles, CA – 2pm

Fri. May 15  Eduardo Rabasa at LéaLA: New Trends in Adult Books in Spanish” w/ Edward Benitez (Penguin Random House); Michael Schuessler (University of California); Pedro Huerta (Amazon) at the Salón Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in the Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles, CA – 2pm

Sat. May 16 –  Carmen Boullosa at LéaLA: Lectura de Poesía: Voces de la Urbe” w/ María Baranda, Hermann Bellinghausen & Javier Sicilia at the Foro “Julio Scherer in the Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles, CA – 6pm

Sat. May 16 – Lina Meruane in conversation with Enrique Winter at McNally Jackson – New York, NY – 7pm

Sun. May 17 – Carmen Boullosa at LéaLA: Conversación: Narrativas Femeninas de la CDMX” w/Rosa Beltran, Ana Clavel & María Baranda at the Foro “Julio Scherer in the Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles, CA – 5pm

Sun. May 17 – Eduardo Rabasa at LéaLA: Book Presentation: La suma de los ceros” at the Salón José Martí in the Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles, CA – 3pm

Sun. May 17 — Eduardo Rabasa at LéaLA: México20” w/ Ricardo Cayuela at the Salón Rómulo Gallegos in the Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles, CA – 4pm

Wed. May 27Leila S. Chudori at the Tong Tong Fair – Opening speches with Boi Akih, Klaus Kuiper, & Vilan van de Loo in the Tong Tong Theatre at 4pm – The Hague, Netherlands

Thu. May 28 — Tong Tong Fair – Marije Plomp interviews author Leila S. Chudori and the Dutch translator of her novel Home, Henk Maierin in the Tong Tong Theatre at 4:30pm – The Hague, Netherlands

Fri. May 29Tong Tong Fair – Reading of Pulang (Indonesian)/Naar Huis (Dutch)/Home (English) in Bahasa Indonesian, English, and Dutch by author Leila S. Chudori & Jarvey van Galen in the Tong Tong Theatre at 5:30pm – The Hague, Netherlands

Sun. May 31 – Tong Tong Fair – Martijn Eickhoff (NIOD) interviews Aboeprijadi Santoso (IPT1965) and Leila S. Chudori (author of Home) on 50 Years since the 1965 tragedy and what it means to the todays Indonesian generation in the Tong Tong Theatre at 4:30pm – The Hague, Netherlands

Sun. May 31 – The Leiden Olympus ft. Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, Huub van der Lubbe, Maaike Ouboter, Nico Dijkshoorn, Gustaaf Peek, Onno Blom at the Leiden Castle (Burchtplein)– 9:00pm – Leiden, Netherlands (free!)

Sat. June 6 – Carmen Boullosa at the Bay Area Book Festival: “No Boundaries: Fiction from Around the Globe #1” w/ Lalita Tademy, Thierry Maugenest, & Philip McLaren at the Magnes Museum in Berkeley, California – 2:00pm

Wed. June 10 – Jón Gnarr reading at Merlin Kulturzentrum – Stuttgart, Germany – 8pm (8/10)

Thu. June 18Read Russia & Deep Vellum Present Alisa Ganieva reading & discussion w/ Ronald Meyer at Book Culture (536 W. 112th St., Upper West Side) in New York City at 7pm

Tue. June 23 – Sphinx translator Emma Ramadan joined by Oulipo member Daniel Levin Becker (who recently published a translation of fellow Oulipian Frédéric Forte’s Minute-Operas with Burning Deck) in conversation led by Scott Esposito at Green Apple Books on the Park in San Francisco, CA – 7:30pm. Event info here.

Thu. June 25 University of Iowa’s International Writing Program presents ALISA GANIEVA, KIKI PETROSINO, & KARIM ALRAWI reading at Prairie Lights Bookstore – Iowa City, IA at 7pm (free)

Wed. July 1 — Sphinx translator Emma Ramadan reading & discussion w/ Sarah Gerard (Binary Star, Two Dollar Radio, 2015) & Ian Dreiblatt (poet, Russian translator, good dude) at Community Bookstore in Park Slope, Brooklyn — 7pm. Event info here. 

Thu. Sept. 10“True & False Stories”  panel w/ Jón Gnarr, Lena Andersson, & Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir at the Reykjavík International Literary Festival – Nordic House (Sturlugata 5 Reykjavik 101 IS) – 1:00pm

Sun. Sept. 20 – Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser at the Brooklyn Book Festival – Brooklyn, NY – Venue & time information TBA.

Mon. Sept. 28 – Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading & discussion at the University of Houston (Agnes Arnold Hall, Room 205) Houston, TX – 1pm

Tue. Sept. 29 – Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading at Brazos Bookstore Houston, TX – 7pm

Wed. Sept. 30 – Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading at Malvern Books w/ live jazz saxophonist Chris Hall Austin, TX – 7pm

Thu. Oct. 1 – Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading at The Wild Detectives w/ Jim Sangrey & SUMMUSIC live jazz – Dallas, TX – 7pm

Fri. Oct. 2 –  Alliance Francaise Dallas presents Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading & discussion at Richland College (Richland Library, Building L [Parking X, Y, Z]) – Dallas, TX – 11am

Fri. Oct. 2 SMU’s World Languages & Literatures & Dedman College presents Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading & discussion at SMU (Hyer Hall, Room 100) – Dallas, TX – 2pm

FMM SMU 10-2-15

Mon. Oct. 5 – Elliott Bay Book Company presents Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading at Hugo House – Seattle, WA – 7pm

Wed. Oct. 7UCLA’s Dept. of French & Francophone Studies presents Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading & discussion at UCLA (Royce Hall, Room 236) – Los Angeles, CA – 12pm

Fiston Mujila Flyer 10-7-15 UCLA

Thu. Oct. 8 UC-Berkeley’s French Dept. presents Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading & discussion at the University of California, Berkeley (Dwinelle Hall) – Berkeley, California – 5pm

Fri. Oct. 9 – “La ciudad, una conversación” w/Lina Meruane, Ana Arzoumanian, & Fabián Soberón at McNally Jackson – New York, NY – 8pm

Sat. Oct. 10 – Fiston Mwanza Mujila & translator Roland Glasser reading at Litquake at Green Apple Books on the Park (9th Ave.) – San Francisco, CA – 7:30pm

Sat. Oct. 10 – Leila S. Chudori presents her novel Home at the International Institute of Social History – Amsterdam, Netherlands – 2:30pm

Sun. Oct. 11 – Claudia Salazar Jiménez presents her novel Blood of the Dawn (La sangre de la aurora) at the Feria del Libro Hispana/Latina en New York  w/ Yuniris Ramírez at the Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights, New York City – 3:35pm (en español)


Sun. Oct. 11 – Leila S. Chudori presents her novel Home at Literaturhaus Köln as part of the Indonesia Guest of Honor touring program – Köln, Germany – 6pm

Wed. Oct. 14 – Leila S. Chudori discusses her novel Home w/ Florian Balke (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Hall 3.1 D106Frankfurt, Germany – 12:30pm

Thu. Oct. 15 – Leila S. Chudori signing books & reception for the release of the German edition of her novel Home at the Weidle Verlag stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Hall 4.1 F71 – Frankfurt, Germany – 4:30-5:00pm

Fri. Oct. 16 – Leila S. Chudori reads from her novel Home at Buchhandlung Weltenleser – Frankfurt, Germany – 11am

Sat. Oct. 17 & Sun. Oct. 18Deep Vellum in booth #214 at the Texas Book Festival w/ Restless BooksAustin, TX – 10am-6pm each day

Sat. Oct. 17TBF Lit Crawl presents BALDERDASH hosted by Deep Vellum & fields Magazine – Gelateria Gemelli (1009 E 6th St) – 7:30-8:15pm

Join our authors for a rousing game of Balderdash, where they’ll attempt to trick you into thinking they know what they’re talking about when it comes to this whole words thing. Mia Alvar, Andrew Ervin, Téa Obreht, Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, Dan Sheehan, and Mary Helen Specht.

Sat. Oct. 17 – Leila S. Chudori on the panelT(r)opical Issues: Internal-External Exile” w/ Laksmi Pamuntjak at the Indonesian Guest of Honor Pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair – Frankfurt, Germany – 11:00-11:45am

Sat. Oct. 17 – Leila S. Chudori discusses her novel Home w/ Susanne Biedenkopf on Das Blaue Sofa (b/w Halls 5 & 6) at the Frankfurt Book Fair – Frankfurt, Germany – 1:30-2:00pm

Sat. Oct. 17 Open Books & Kulturamt Frankfurt am Main present Leila S. Chudori reading from her novel Home w/ Weidle Verlag at the Historische Villa Metzler,Schaumainkai 15 60594, Frankfurt, Germany – 8pm

Sun. Oct. 18 – Leila S. Chudori reads from her novel Home in the Reading Zone of Independent Publishers at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Hall 4.1, C37 – Frankfurt, Germany – 2:3o-3:00pm

Sat. Oct. 24 – Leila S. Chudori reads from her novel Home in the Kunsthaus Zofingen – Zofingen, Switzerland – 3:00pm

Sat. Oct. 31 – Chicago Latin@ Authors Book Fair w/ Carmen Boullosa in conversation w/ Gerardo Cárdenas at St. Augustine College (1345 W. Argyle St., Chicago, IL) – 6pm

Sun. Nov. 1 – Phoenix Reading Series w/ Isaac Wheeler (translator of Serhiy Zhadan‘s Voroshilovgrad) at Left Bank Books NYC (17 8th Ave, NYC, 10014) – 7pm

November 6-8 New Literature from Europe Festival w/ Josefine Klougart (we’ll publish her most recent novel On Darkness in early 2017), György Spiró, Naja Marie Aidt, & more! — New York, NY

Sun. Nov. 8 – New Literature From Europe Festival Presents: Women in Translation w/ Josefine Klougart, Naja Marie Aidt, and Bettina Suleiman in conversation w/ Margaret Carson (PEN Translation Committee) & Chad Post (Open Letter Books, Three Percent) at Bowery Poetry (308 Bowery, NYC) – 3:30p

Thu. Nov. 12 Words Without Borders & CUNY’s Center for the Humanities present translators from the Ledig Translation Lab (including our Christina MacSweeney, who is translating Eduardo Rabasa‘s Zero-Sum Game) at the CUNY Graduate Center, Room C204 (365 Fifth Avenue, NYC) – 6:30pm

Four pairs of authors and translators from the Fall 2015 Ledig House Translation Lab—working in languages ranging from Spanish and Syrian to Bulgarian and Basque—come together to discuss their latest work together, providing insight into the complex operations involved in translating literature. Featuring Christina MacSweeney, Daniela Saldana Paris, Alice Guthrie, Rasha Abbas, Izidora Angel, Hristo Karatoyanov, Amaia Gabantxo, and Miren Agur Meabe

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