This Week’s Hot News

Amy Irvine, author of Desert Cabal: A New Season in the Wilderness (Torrey House Press), was interviewed by NPR affiliate Utah Public Radio on February 25 and by Orion Magazine on March 5.

Brian Evenson’s Song for the Unraveling of the World, Sam Savage’s An Orphanage of Dreams (both Coffee House Press), Sarah Pinsker’s Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea (Small Beer Press), and Alison C. Rollins’s Library of Small Catastrophes (Copper Canyon Press) were all featured on the Goodreads list “Most Anticipated Small Press Books of 2019” on February 20.

Ed Bok Lee’s Mitochondrial Night (Coffee House Press) and Sarah Pinsker’s Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea (Small Beer Press) were included on Chicago Review of Books’s February 8 list of March’s best books.

Chicago Review of Books interviewed Peter Mishler, author of Fludde (Sarabande Books) on February 26.

John Feffer, author of Frostlands (Haymarket Books) was interviewed by Truthout on March 3. Truthout published an excerpt from Frostlands on February 28.

On March 5, two poems from Ed Bok Lee’s Mitochondrial Night (Coffee House Press) were excerpted by The Margins and Lee appeared on Poets & Writers podcast.

CrimeReads published an excerpt from Tony Bellotto’s Bellini & The Sphinx (Akashic Books) on February 28.

CrimeReads included New Orleans Noir: The Classics (edited by Julie Smith; Akashic Books) on its March 5 list “New Orleans: The Crime Fiction of Carnival.”

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith’s podcast The Slowdown Show featured a poem from Kiki Petrosino’s Witch Wife (Sarabande Books) on February 18.

Pros & Prose podcast interviewed Wyomia Tyus, author of Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story (Akashic Books), on February 2019

Thrive Global quoted Nevin Harper’s Nature Based Therapy: A Practitioner’s Guide to Working Outdoors with Children, Youth, and Families (New Society Publishers) in an article on taking a walk during your workday on March 1.
Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, author of Wounds into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma (Monkfish Book Publishing), was interviewed on Boulder, Colorado KGNU Public Radio Womyn Air on February 25.

Skylar Wilson and Jennifer Listug, authors of Order of the Sacred Earth: An Intergenerational Vision of Love and Action (Monkfish Book Publishing), were interviewed by Dr. Zohara Hieronimus on her show 21st Century Radio on February 24.  

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