This Week’s Hot News

Roxane Gay recommended Camonghne Felix’s Build Yourself a Boat to her 603,000 Twitter followers on May 25.

The Boston Globe interviewed Graeme Simsion about his new book The Rosie Result (Text Publishing Company) on May 30.

On May 29, Bustle included Emily Carroll’s When I Arrived at the Castle (Koyama Press), Teresa Wong’s Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression (Arsenal Pulp Press), and Kelsey Wroten’s Cannonball (Uncivilized Books) on its list of must-read summer graphic novels.

C.J. Farley, author of Around Harvard Square (Akashic Books/Black Sheep), was interviewed on Boston, Massachusetts local ABC affiliate WCVB 5-TV on June 2.

An excerpt from Gabriela Ybarra’s The Dinner Guest (Transit Books) was published by Literary Hub on May 28.

Kelsey Wroten, author of Cannonball (Uncivilized Books) wrote an original essay for Powell’s on June 4.

Bram Presser, author of The Book of Dirt (Text Publishing Company) was interviewed by Tablet Magazine’s podcast Unorthodox on May 30.

Brian Tuohy, author of The Fix Is Still In: Corruption and Conspiracies the Pro Sports Leagues Don’t Want You To Know About (Feral House), was interviewed by the New York Post on June 1.

Literary Hub published a poem from Exiles of Eden by Ladan Osman (Coffee House Press) on May 30.

Poetry Foundation published a conversation between Gala Mukomolova, author of Without Protection (Coffee House Press) and Franny Choi, author of Soft Science (Alice James Books) on June 3.

An excerpt from Wounds into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Jewish Trauma by Tirzah Firestone (Monkfish Book Publishing) was published by Women’s eNews on May 28.

Sarah Bowen, author of Spiritual Rebel: A Positively Addictive Guide to Finding Deeper Perspective and Higher Purpose, was interviewed by Rita Vanacore on Radio Kingston on June 3 on Kingston, New York WKNY 1490 FM/107.9 AM’s Planet Seniors on June 3.

Washingtonian Magazine published a selection of pictures from Antonia Tricarico’s Frame of Mind: Punk Photos and Essays from Washington, DC, and Beyond, 1997-2017 (Akashic Books) on May 31.

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