In Brief: This Week’s News You Can Use

American Theatre’s most produced playwrights, continued: Dominique Morisseau, author Sunset Baby (Oberon); Lynn Nottage, author of Sweat (TCG); Karen Zacarias, author of Plays One (Oberon); Paula Vogel, author of Indecent (TCG); Lisa Kron, author of In the Wake (TCG); August Wilson, author of How I Learned What I Learned (TCG); Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, author of Gloria (TCGDuncan Macmillan, author of People, Places, and Things (Oberon); and Enda Walsh, author of Arlington (TCG).

Wyomia Tyus, co-author with Elizabeth Terzakis of Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story (Akashic Books), was interviewed on Atlanta, Georgia’s WAOK 1380 AM on September 20.

Anna Moschovakis, author of Eleanor, or, The Rejection of the Progress of Love (Coffee House Press), was interviewed on Portland, Oregon radio station KBOO 90.7 FM’s Today’s Best Writers in Conversation with David Naimon on September 24.

Crimereads included When Trouble Sleeps by Leye Adenle (Cassava Republic Press), The First Prehistoric Serial Killer and Other Stories by Teresa Solana (trans. Peter Bush; Bitter Lemon Press), Vancouver Noir, edited by Sam Weibe (Akashic Books), and Hong Kong Noir, edited by Jason Y. Ng and Susan Blumberg-Kason (Akashic Books) on its list of most anticipated crime books on September 20.

Roman Muradov wrote an essay for Literary Hub about the process of designing the cover of Norah Lange’s People in the Room (trans. Charlotte Whittle; And Other Stories) on September 18.

An essay by Katherine Weber, author of Still Life with Monkey (Paul Dry Books), was published on Literary Hub on September 25.

On September 24, Literary Hub’s “12 Best Book Covers of September” included Justin Carder’s design for Esther Kinskey’s River (trans. Iain Galbraith; Transit Books)

After the Winter by Guadalupe Nettel (trans. Rosalind Harvey; Coffee House Press) and Camellia Street by Mercè Rodoreda (trans. David Rosenthal; Open Letter Books) were included on Bookriot’s September 19 list of “Fall 2018 New Releases in Translation.”

On September 25, Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return author Martin Riker was interviewed by the Millions about “Fatherhood, 19th-Century Literature, and the Beastie Boys.”

On September 18, Geek Dad wrote about Blue Delaquanti’s XOXO presentation on Meal (Iron Cicrus).

The Beacon Hill Times published an article about Joan Diver and her book When Spirit Calls: A Healing Odyssey (Monkfish Book Publishing) on September 20.

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