Many of our more experimental contemporary novelists have written occasional plays (Flann O’Brien, Doris Lessing, Dermot Healy, Susan Sontag and Toni Morrison come to mind) – although often times these plays have received scant critical attention from those academics who Read on! →
Turkish author Buket Uzuner talks about her new book, and her love for Istanbul Buket Uzuner is a microbiologist and environmental scientist, perhaps an unusual background for a fiction writer who has, over the decades, become a name to be Read on! →
Todd Hasak-Lowy is the winner of the 2013 Risa Domb/Porjes Translation Prize for Asaf Schurr’s novel, Motti. This prize is offered triennially by the UK Jewish Book Council. The prize will be awarded by The Society of Authors, in association Read on! →
It has been announced that Slovenian writer, Florjan Lipus, has won the Der Literaturpreis der Stadt Graz / Franz Nabl Preis, which is awarded every other year.
Barcelona, Nov 4 (EFE).- Mexican writer Alvaro Enrigue on Monday won the 31st Herralde Prize with his work “Muerte Subita” (Sudden Death), a story set in the 16th century about two singular opponents, Italian painter Caravaggio and Spanish poet Quevedo, Read on! →
We are sad to report that Bertram Slaff died in New York on October 17, 2013. Dr. Slaff, a distinguished psychiatrist, had been a longtime friend and supporter of Dalkey Archive Press. Coleman Dowell‘s companion for many years, Bert became very Read on! →
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Balthus: A Biography by Nicholas Fox Weber is the only major biography currently in print of the artist, born Balthasar Klossowski de Rola, who has a major survey opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art this week. First published by Read on! →
Scholars gather in Rome for three-day conference on writings of Brian O’Nolan The man himself never made it that far, but scholars from all over the world will gather in Rome this morning for a three-day conference on the writings Read on! →
From a 1980s literary superstar’s return to a study of American trailblazers with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. Back in the 1980s, Desmond Hogan was a writer to watch, one of those figures who could light up a London literary party just Read on! →