Posts by tag: Inside the Castle

Coming soon (April 29) from Inside the Castle:

Geometry in the Dust. 120 pp. Text by Pierre Senges, drawings by Killoffer, translation by Jacob Siefring. (Magnificent cover by John Trefry.)

about 1 month ago

Geometry in the Dust, Inside the Castle

My translation of Géométrie dans la poussière by Pierre Senges (Verticales/Le Seuil, 2004)  will be published in three months. April, 2019, that is. The publisher is Inside the Castle. The translated edition will reproduce the 26 eye-popping illustrations by Killoffer that feature in the original. I announced this on twitter but I don’t think I have announced it here.

It is a book about cities. Around 100 pages.

I consider Inside the Castle to be very much at the vanguard of publishing in the USA right now. I first became aware of this press a few years ago when I had a translation published in Vestiges_02John Trefry (founding editor, designer, etc) also had a piece in that volume. Before sending my manuscript to Inside the Castle I sent it around quite a lot and it accumulated many rejections. So it is very gratifying to see this work going into the world. I think a good cross-section of the readers and writers who have been following the releases of Inside the Castle will appreciate it. Their audience, as imaginary as it is real, I like to think of as a cult, and it is a cult to which I am happy to belong.

If you would like a review copy of the book when it comes out, drop me a line.