In Brief: This Week’s News You Can Use

Bomb Magazine interviewed Emma Ramadan, translator of Brice Matthieussent’s Revenge of the Translator (Deep Vellum Publishing), on September 17.

Believer Magazine printed a conversation between Nikki Darling, author of Fade Into You (Feminist Press) and Myriam Gurba, author of Mean (Coffee House Press) in its September issue.

Lambda Literary Review’s September 4 round-up of new LGBTQ+ titles included Maggie Terry by Sarah Schulman (Feminist Press); She Called Me Woman: Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak edited by Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan & Rafeeat Aliyu (Cassava Republic Press); Changers Book Four: Forever by T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper (Akashic Books/Black Sheep); Flocks by L. Nichols (Secret Acres); 2 Degrees by Bev Prescott (Bywater Books); On My Way To Liberation by H. Melt (Haymarket Books); Black Queer Hoe by Britteney Black Rose Kapri (Haymarket Books); and Who Is Trixie the Trasher? and Other Questions by Jane Miller (Copper Canyon Press).

On September 13, Matthew Vollmer wrote an original essay for Literary Hub, and included an excerpt from his book Permanent Exhibit (BOA Editions).

Composer Olivia Block recommended Justine Bateman’s Fame: The Hijacking of Reality (Akashic Books) in an interview on Fifteen Questions in September.

Aish interviewed Doug and Susan Segal about the story behind Struck: A Husband’s Memoir of Trauma and Triumph (Prospect Park Books) on September 12.

Publishers Weekly included Anastasia Higginbotham’s Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness (Dottir Press) in a September 6 article on “Prominent Picture Book Sequels.”

Book Post published an excerpt from Octavio Solis’s Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border on September 14.

Sisonke Msimang, author of Always Another Country (World Editions), will be a guest on an episode of Connections that will hit Minnesota radio waves on September 22 via KTNF AM950 on September 26 via NPR affiliate KJSN Minnesota Public Radio.

Matthew Fox, author of Order of the Sacred Earth author (Monkfish Book Publishing) was interviewed by Greg Voisen on his podcast Inside Personal Growth on September 19.

Gabrielle Bell, author of Cecil & Jordan in New York (Uncivilized Books) was interviewed by What Should We Do on September 11.

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