In Brief: This Week’s News You Can Use

An original essay by Miriam Belgolvsky and Lisa Daly, co-authors of Loose Parts 3: Inspiring Culturally Sustainable Environments (Redleaf Press) was published in the September issue of Our Children, the national magazine of the Parent Teacher Association.

Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return by Martin Riker (Coffee House Press); Things to Make and Break by May-Lan Tan (Coffee House Press); Training School for Negro Girls by Camille Acker (The Feminist Press at CUNY); Ursula K. Le Guin’s posthumous So Far So Good: Poems 2014 – 2018 (Copper Canyon Press); and Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border by Octavio Solis (Cinco Puntos Press) were all included in Literary Hub’s September 11 “Ultimate Fall 2018 Books Preview.”

Jackson Lears discussed Danny Goldberg’s In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea (Akashic Books) in an article for the September 27 New York Review of Books.

Adam Smyer, author of Knucklehead (Akashic Books) curated a reading list for Electric Literature on September 4.

Brooklyn Rail excerpted Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return by Martin Riker (Coffee House Press) on September 4.

CrimeReads published an excerpt from Teresa Solana’s The First Prehistoric Serial Killer (Bitter Lemon) on September 6.

The Comics Journal published an exclusive preview of John Martz’s Evie and the Truth About Witches (Koyama Press) on September 12. School Library Journal’s 100 Scope Notes included Evie in its list of fall kids books of note on September 11.

Poets & Writers published Isako Isako author Mia Ayumi Malhotra’s “Writers Recommend” essay on September 6.

Rock & Ice Magazine published an excerpt from Amy Irvine’s Desert Cabal: A New Season in the Wilderness (Torrey House Press) on September 5.

Stephanie Woodward’s American Apartheid: The Native American Struggle for Self-Determination and Inclusion (Ig Publishing) was excerpted in Yes! Magazine on September 3.

Ben Sears, author of The Ideal Copy (Koyama Press), appeared on Make It Then Tell Everybody podcast on September 11.

Cate Marvin, author of Fragment of the Head of a Queen, Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century, and World’s Tallest Disaster (all Sarabande Books), was a guest on Commonplace: Conversations with Poets (and Other People) podcast on September 5.

How I Found God in Everyone and Everywhere authors Andrew M. Davis and Philip Clayton, were interviewed by Tripp Fuller for his podcast Homebrewed Christianity on August 30.

Insider’s Guide to Spas recommended Order of the Sacred Earth by Matthew Fox, Skylar Wilson, and Jennifer Berit Listug (Monkfish Book Publishing) in early September.

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