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Interview with Matt Berninger from The National

Interview with Matt Berninger from The National

Our friend Eduardo Rabasa, author of A Zero-Sum Game (Deep Vellum, 2016), co-founder of Sexto Piso, one of the largest independent publisher companies in Latin America, and longtime collaborator with The Wild Detectives, interviewed Matt Berninger, The National’s charismatic front man, in Mexico City for the national newspaper La Razón. Here’s a transcription of that interview, in which Berninger opens up about his creative process.

Jenny Molberg

Jenny Molberg

Logen Cure in conversation with poet, Jenny Molberg. She’ll be performing on March 11th at Inner Moonlight, our poetry reading series.

Kathryn Nuernberger

Kathryn Nuernberger

Katy Dycus in conversation with poet, Kathryn Nuernberger. She’ll be performing on March 11th at Inner Moonlight, our poetry reading series.

Alexandra Corinth

Alexandra Corinth

Katy Dycus in conversation with poet, Alexandra Corinth. She’ll be performing on December 11th at Inner Moonlight, our poetry reading series.

Nomi Stone and Rose Skelton

Nomi Stone and Rose Skelton

Logen Cure, curator of our monthly poetry series Inner Moonlight in conversation with local writers, Nomi Stone and Rose Skelton. They’ll be performing on November 13th at Inner Moonlight, our poetry reading series.

Opalina Salas

Opalina Salas

Opalina will read from her collection of poems “Black Sparrow Dress” at Inner Moonlight, on Wednesday, May 8th.

Meeting Laura Pacheco, illustrator of “Reading Quirks”

Meeting Laura Pacheco, illustrator of “Reading Quirks”

Our collaborator, Katy Dycus, interviews the WD’s resident illustrator at her house and studio in Almería, Spain.

Stories Everywhere – An Interview with Carmen Boullosa

Stories Everywhere – An Interview with Carmen Boullosa

A couple of weeks ago, acclaimed author Carmen Boullosa, the voice behind Texas, the Grand Theft, or A Narco History (both published in English) among others, visited Dallas brought by Deep Vellum Publishing to make some presentations. Amongst her busy agenda, we had a chance to chat with her about her work, reading and inspiration.

Louisa Hall – The pursuit of substantial language (and the chances of not finding it)

Louisa Hall – The pursuit of substantial language (and the chances of not finding it)

Louisa Hall’s novel Speak shocked us all with its thoughtful and rich exploration of the human need for connection; it left us with certain urge to find out more and ask her about the book. Here is that conversation.

Willingness to mess up

Willingness to mess up

Shakespeare in The Bar will be back at The Wild Detectives on March 23 performing Much Ado About Nothing. We wanted to know what’s the thinking process behind all this (beautiful) mess, so we reached out to Katherine Bourne, 33% of the collective mind behind SITB.

The Last Book Project

The Last Book Project

In 2011, Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen realized that phones and tablets were quickly changing the landscape of New York’s subway, replacing books in the commuter’s hands. Gerritsen has documented over a period of 3 years those New Yorkers that still preferred the feel of paper and the smell of ink.

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