This Week’s Hot News

On January 22, the Chicago Tribune.com reported that Eve Ewing, author of Electric Arches and 1919 (both Haymarket Books) will write a Marvel adventure featuring Ms. Marvel and Spider-Man.

Pamela Hart’s Mothers Over Nangarhar (Sarabande Books) was included on Vulture’s January 14 list of January’s best poetry collections and the Millions January 8 list of January “Must-Read Poetry.”

On January 15, Words Without Borders highlighted Zsófia Bán’s Night School: A Reader for Grownups (trans. Jim Tucker; Open Letter Books) on its January Watchlist.

Ploughshares interviewed Erika Meitner, author of Holy Moly Carry Me (BOA Editions), on January 9.  

The Comics Journal interviewed Mickey Zacchilli, author of Space Academy 123 (Koyama Press) on January 18.

Anastasia Higginbotham, author of Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness (Dottir Press), was interviewed by Pittsburgh NPR affiliate WESA.FM on January 22.  

On January 17th, Katharine Coles, author of Look Both Ways: A Double Journey Along My Grandmother’s Far-Flung Path (Turtle Point Press), was interviewed on Washington DC radio station WPFW’s On the Margin.

Let’s Talk Picture Books interviewed Elise R. Peterson, illustrator of The Nightlife of Jacuzzi Gaskett (Dottir Press) on January 18.

Extra Inks included Keiler Roberts’s Chlorine Gardens (Koyama Press) on its January 19 list of 2018 favorites.

Joan Diver, author of When Spirit Calls: A Healing Odyssey (Monkfish Book Publishing), was interviewed by host David McMillian on his show Strategies for Living Radio on January 18.  

LitReactor named Brian Evenson’s Song for the Unraveling of the World (Coffee House Press) on of the “Most Anticipated Books of the First Half of 2019” on January 18.

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