Carmen Boullosa

Carmen Boullosa is one of Mexico’s leading novelists, poets, and playwrights. The author of fifteen novels, her most recent English translations include Before and Texas: The Great Theft. Deep Vellum will publish Heavens on Earth in December.
  • The cover to Before by Carmen Boullosa
    Dallas, Texas. Deep Vellum. 2016. 104 pages. It has taken twenty-seven years for Antes, Carmen Boullosa’s second novel, to reach an English audience. Published in 1989, the novel earned Boull...
  • Tamas Galambos, Summer, 1981, oil on canvas. A detail from Galambos’s painting also appears on the cover of García Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude reprinted by Penguin London in 2000.
    Tamas Galambos, Summer, 1981, oil on canvas. A detail from Galambos’s painting also appears on the cover of García Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude reprinted by Pen...
  • Mexico City. Alfaguara. 2013. ISBN 9786071123688 Through the intricate plot and multitude of characters, both principal and peripheral, Carmen Boullosa’s novel Texas seems to score a direct...