In Brief: This Week’s News You Can Use

Hieu Minh Nguyen’s collection Not Here (Coffee House Press) was included in the poetry section of Publishers Weekly’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide on October 12.

Virgie Tovar, author of You Have the Right to Remain Fat (The Feminist Press at CUNY), wrote an essay for Forbes.com on October 1. Bustle published a profile of Tovar on October 9.

Minneapolis, Minnesota NPR affiliate Minnesota Public Radio’s The Thread interviewed local bookseller Daley Farr on October 12, who recommended Daisy Hildyard’s The Second Body (Fitzcarraldo Editions).

Michelle Bailat-Jones, author of Unfurled (Ig Publishing), wrote an original essay for Literary Hub on October 15.

Ivelisse Rodriguez, author of Love War Stories (The Feminist Press at CUNY), was interviewed on Houston, Texas radio station KPFT 90.1’s News Talk on October 2 and by Electric Literature on October

Doug Segal, author of Struck: A Husband’s Memoir of Trauma and Triumph (Prospect Park Books), was interviewed by Native Society on October 16 and by Little Known Facts podcast on October 15.

Matthew Fox, author of Order of the Sacred Earth: An Intergenerational Vision of Love and Action (Monkfish Book Publishing), was interviewed on Episode 682 of Greg Voisen’s podcast Inside Personal Growth.

Camille Acker’s Training School for Negro Girls (The Feminist Press at CUNY) was included in Colorlines’s October 3 article “The Race-Focused Books We’re Reading This Fall.” Acker complied a reading list for Electric Literature on October 8.

The Spoon published a feature on Chloe Rutzervald, author of Food Futures: How Design and Technology can Shape our Food System (BIS Publishers), on October 14.

Curiously Conscious recommended Johan Idema’s  How to be a Better Tourist: Tips for a Truly Rewarding Vacation (BIS Publishers) in a September 21 article on ethical traveling.

425 Business included Elisa Birnbaum’s In the Business of Change: How Social Entrepreneurs are Disrupting Business as Usual (New Society Publishers) on its fall reading list.

The American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom website interviewed Rivers Solomon, author of An Unkindness of Ghosts (Akashic Books) on October 10.

Rachel Zinman, author of Yoga for Diabetes: How to Manage your Health with Yoga and Ayurveda (Monkfish Book Publishing), wrote an article for Chronic Love Club on October 4.

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