This Week’s Hot News

Buzzfeed included Michelle Tea’s Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions, & Criticisms (The Feminist Press at CUNY), Sarah Pinsker’s Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea: Stories (Small Beer Press), Marcie Rendon’s Girl Gone Missing (Cinco Puntos Press), and Katia D. Ulysse’s Mouths Don’t Speak (Akashic Books) on its May 8 book roundup.

Shelf Awareness for Readers honored the tenth anniversary editions of Paul Harding’s Tinkers (Bellevue Literary Press) on May 10.

The Orange County Register published an article about Mary Lea Carroll’s Saint Everywhere: Travels in Search of the Lady Saints (Prospect Park Books) on May 9.

PEN America published two poems from Deborah Landau’s Soft Targets (Copper Canyon Press) on May 10.

Vivek Shraya, author of Death Threat (Arsenal Pulp Press), was interviewed by the Comics Journal on May 14. 

Literary Hub recommended Franny Choi’s Soft Science (Alice James Books) and Valeria Luiselli’s The Story of My Teeth on May 10.

An excerpt from Berlin Noir, edited by Thomas Wörtche (Akashic Books), was published by Crime Reads on May 13.

Wyomia Tyus, author of Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story (Akashic Books/Edge of Sports) was interviewed on Los Angeles, California Spectrum News 1’s Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen on April 25.

Book Riot included The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write, edited by Sabrina Mahfouz (Saqi Books), on its May 9 list of books to read during Ramadan.

Book Riot included Cutting Edge: New Stories of Mystery and Crime by Women Writers, edited by Joyce Carol Oates (Akashic Books), on its May 9 list of “Best Noir Fiction Retellings.”

Natalie Scenters-Zapico’s Lima::Limón (Copper Canyon Press) was a Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week on May 10.

Dallas, Texas’s D Magazine published an article in support Omar Suleiman, author of Prayers of the Pious (Kube Publishing), on May 13. An op-ed by Suleiman was published by the Dallas News on May 12.

Sean Carswell, author of Dead Extra (Prospect Park Books), was interviewed by Nancie Clare on Speaking of Mysteries Podcast on March 13.

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