This Week’s Hot News

Out Magazine included Jericho Brown’s The Tradition (Copper Canyon Press), Franny Choi’s Soft Science (Alice James Books), and Camonghne Felix’s Build Yourself A Boat (Haymarket Books) on its April 5 list of “Queer Books to Read in April.”

In an interview with the Boston Globe on April 11, poet Major Jackson recommended Deborah Landau’s Soft Targets, Paisley Rekdal’s Nightingale, and Jericho Brown’s The Tradition (all Copper Canyon Press).

The May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine featured Paisley Rekdal’s The Nightingale (Copper Canyon Press) and Jan-Henry Gray’s Documents (BOA Editions).

Renewal: How Nature Awakens Our Creativity, Compassion and Joy by Andres Edwards (New Society Publishers was excerpted in Yes Magazine on April 10.

Book Riot’s April 15 list of “Queer Poetry Collections to Read During National Poetry Month” was dominated by Consortium titles: Franny Choi’s Soft Science (Alice James Books), Kenji C. Liu’s Monsters I Have Been (Alice James Books), Jericho Brown’s The Tradition (Copper Canyon Press), jayy dodd’s The Black Condition Ft. Narcissus (Nightboat Books), Alison C. Rollins’s Library of Small Catastrophes (Copper Canyon Press), Camonghne Felix’s Build Yourself A Boat (Haymarket Books), and Fatima Asghar & Safia Elhillo’s anthology The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 3: Halal If You Hear Me (Haymarket Books).

Crime Reads interviewed Leye Adenle, author of When Trouble Sleeps (Cassava Republic Press), on April 11.

Elizabeth J. Coleman, editor of HERE: Poems for the Planet (Copper Canyon Press), was featured in an April 15 article on Literary Hub about climate change.

Lina Wolff’s The Polyglot Lovers (trans. Saskia Vogel; And Other Stories) was a Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week on April 15.

Michael Carroll, author of Stella Maris: And Other Key West Stories (Turtle Point Press), was interviewed on Gil Roth’s podcast, The Virtual Memories Show, on April 15.

The Adroit Journal interviewed Anna Moschovakis, author of Eleanor, or, The Rejection of the Progress of Love (Coffee House Press), on April 11.

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