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It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of William H. Gass, a brilliant novelist, a consummate prose stylist, a beloved professor, and a longtime friend of Dalkey Archive Press. Born in Fargo, North Dakota, in 1924, Gass Read on! →
João Almino’s Enigmas of Spring was among the winners of a Jabuti award this week in São Paulo for Brazilian books published in translation outside of Brazil. This is the first year the prize’s organizers, the Brazilian Book Chamber, has opened Read on! →
Context N°25 Alex Andriesse Contemporary literature is, whether we like it or not, firmly yoked to its market value. A new novel comes to us packaged, promoted, and prone to be read in the light of its jacket copy, its reviews, Read on! →
Instantly recognizable in his trademark fedora, which accents his piercing eyes, author Kazufumi Shiraishi is well known in Japan for his stories featuring ruminative heroes, who, faced with life’s predicaments, never cease to ask the deeper questions, constantly turning to Read on! →
[IN SEARCH OF THE GRAIL] is a free-wheeling, multi-layered, open-ended patchwork piece — indeed, one that allows for (or already exists in ?) many variations, as one of the characters … an interesting novel of the times — and a fun, Read on! →
“Evasive, challenging, and resistant to anything formulaic or predictable, Maya Vidmar is clearly one of the finest European poets writing at present, as evidenced by this very satisfactory selection.” Read the full review of Maja Vidmar’s THE GIFT OF DELAY Read on! →
We are saddened to announce that Nick Wadley died recently. Nick was both an author of and friend to the Press. In his life, Nick was a man who was passionate about his diverse interests. He taught art history at Chelsea Read on! →
“Forget the conventions of literature, the man’s story spills out without apparent revision, demotic, raw, tormented.” To read the full review, visit RTE’s website.
Among a shortlist of 20 finalists in the translation category, João Almino’s ENIGMAS OF SPRING was awarded the runner-up position for Brazil’s prestigious Prêmio Jabuti.