This Week’s Hot News

Speaking to Vulture on April 17, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Forest Gander recommended Song for the Unraveling of the World by Brian Evenson (Coffee House Press), Casting Deep Shade: An Amble by C.D. Wright, and Sight Lines by Arthur Sze (both Copper Canyon Press).

The A.V. Club published exclusive preview of Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle (Koyama Press) on April 18.

Remezcla interviewed Claudia D. Hernandez, author of Knitting the Fog (The Feminist Press at CUNY), on April 10.

Nina Revoyr, author of A Student of History (Akashic Books), was interviewed on Los Angeles KPFK 90.7’s Bibliocracy Radio on April 21.

C.J. Farley, author of Around Harvard Square (Akashic Books/Black Sheep) compiled a Book Notes playlist for Largehearted Boy on April 17.

Electric Literature included Mean by Myriam Gurba (Coffee House Press), When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen (BOA Editions), Isako Isako by Mia Ayumi Malhotra (Alice James Books), Olio by Tyehimba Jess (Wave Books), and Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color edited by Christopher Soto (Nightboat Books) on its April 18 list of “30 Books By Writers Of Color Redefining the Term ‘All-American’.”

Dubravka Ugrešić, author of Fox (trans. Ellen Elias-Bursac; Open Letter) and American Fictionary (trans. Celia Hawkesworth; Open Letter) was interviewed in Asymptote’s April issue.

Stories from Arid Dreams by Duanwad Pimwana (trans. Mui Poopoksakul; The Feminist Press at CUNY) were excerpted in the spring issues of the Southern Review and Two Lines Journal. Pimwana was interviewed by the Brooklyn Rail on April 3.

Kevin Allred, author of Ain’t I a Diva?: Beyoncé and the Power of Pop Culture Pedagogy (The Feminist Press at CUNY) wrote an essay for B!tch Media on April 18.

Varley O’Connor, author of The Welsh Fasting Girl (Bellevue Literary Press) was interviewed on WJCU’s Biblio Radio on April 19.

Alia Trabucco Zerán, author of The Remainder (trans. Sophie Hughes; Coffee House Press) was interviewed by Sounds and Colors on April 17.

T Flesichmann, author of Time Is the Thing a Body Moves Through (Coffee House Press), was interviewed in Newcity Chicago’s April issue.

Lisa Pease, author of A Lie Too Big to Fail-The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F Kennedy (Feral House) was interviewed for C-Span3 American History TV. The show will air on April 27.

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