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! →
[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.
We are saddened to report that Charles Harris passed away yesterday. His vision of creating a critical mass in the early 1990’s is what brought Dalkey to Illinois State University, where Curtis White and Cecile Giscombe already were. Soon we Read on! →
In collaboration with author, Andrew Colarusso, Dalkey Archive Press is pleased to announce that proceeds from THE SOVEREIGN will go to ISER (Institute for Socio-Ecological Research) Caribe, a non-profit organization coordinating efforts to install water filtration units in areas of Read on! →
“[One] of Ní Dhuibhne’s many gifts is her ability to make the old stories new and fresh.” Read the full review by Martina Evans online at The Irish Times.
“What gives this novel its power is not the literal subject matter of the book, which often threatens to overtake the prose in its tedium, but instead the artful language that invites us to meditate conceptually on the simple life Read on! →
The most overused epithet for an underrated writer is that she is a writer’s writer; that is to say that only other writers would be interested in her work for their own obscure and crafty reasons. Éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s work Read on! →