John O’Brien of Dalkey Archive Press talks about Svetlana Alexievich, the Nobel Prize, and publishing her best-known title in the USA, Voices from Chernobyl
Dalkey Archive Press Moves to the University of Houston – Victoria
Translation specialist house Dalkey Archive Press is moving this summer from Champaign, Illinois to the University of Houston – Victoria in Texas.
Korean Literature Needs More Skilled Translators
The lack of skilled translators who can ‘properly translate Korean literary works into English’ as the ‘biggest handicap in the globalization of Korean literature.’
You Too Can Start Your Own Translation Publishing House
Will Evans on the of his Dallas-based publishing house, Deep Vellum Press, and his intention to turn American readers into a community of translation lovers.
Editors on Making That First Acquisition
Editors from Algonquin Books, Oxford University Press and Dalkey Archive discuss the first books they acquired, in an interview with Matt Seidel for The Millions.
“The Challenge Isn’t with Translations, But with Serious Literature Generally”
John O’Brien, founder of Dalkey Archive Press, shared some thoughts on, among other things, the challenges facing publishers of translated literature and the audience for translated works.
And They Say There Are No Jobs In Publishing? Dalkey’s Insane Ad
John O’Brien’s outrageous job listing for Dalkey Archive Press’s London office has ignited a firestorm of criticism on the internet, but O’Brien claims it was written as satire.
Sparkling Debut Novel from Norwegian Author Kjersti Skomsvold
Norwegian Kjersti Skomsvold’s novel – The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am – just might change the way you interact with people you’ve always ignored.
A Contemporary European Fiction Primer
By Chad W. Post Referred to as “the start of the most ambitious editorial project in Dalkey Archive’s history,” the Best European Fiction 2010 anthology is an attempt to bring a wide range of project European authors to the attention of English readers. Or, in the words of series editor Bosnian-born American émigré Aleksandar Hemon, “at the heart of this …