Andrés R. Edwards, author of Renewal: How Nature Awakens Our Creativity, Compassion, and Joy (New Society Publishers), was interviewed on Albany, New York NPR affiliate WAMC’s nationally syndicated show The Roundtable on May 16. On May 31, he was interviewed on Kansas City, Kansas NPR affiliate Kansas Public Radio’s Conversations and Grand Rapids, Michigan NPR affiliate WGVU’s Morning Show with Shelley Irwin. He was interviewed on June 3 by Hayward, Wisconsin NPR affiliate WOJB’s Morning Edition with Eric Schubring and on June 5 by Boston radio station WBIX/WXBR’s nationally syndicated The Frankie Boyer Lifestyle Show.
Bustle’s June 11 Pride Month poetry reading list included Jericho Brown’s The Tradition (Copper Canyon Press), Franny Choi’s Soft Science (Alice James Books), jayy dodd’s The Black Condition feat. Narcissus (Nightboat Books), Jan-Henry Gray’s Documents (BOA Editions), Camonghne Felix’s Build Yourself a Boat (Haymarket Books), Keetje Kuipers’s All Its Charms (BOA Editions), and Arielle Twist’s Disintegrate/Dissociate (Arsenal Pulp Press).
Literary Hub interviewed Amos Mac and Rocco Kayiatos, editors of Original Plumbing: The Best of Ten Years of Trans Male Culture (The Feminist Press at CUNY), on May 30.
Kevin Allred’s Ain’t I a Diva?: Beyoncé and the Power of Pop Culture Pedagogy (The Feminist Press at CUNY) was excerpted by B*tch Media and Literary Hub on June 11. Allred was also interviewed by B*tch on June 11 and published an original essay on BUST on June 3.
Sarah Bowen’s Spiritual Rebel: A Positively Addictive Guide to Finding Deeper Perspective and Higher Purpose (Monkfish Book Publishing) was included on BookRiot’s June 10 list of recommended memoirs. Bowen was interviewed on Publishers Weekly’s podcast Faithcast, also on June 10.
BookRiot highlighted Trifonia Melibea Obono’s La Bastarda (trans. Lawrence Schimel; the Feminist Press at CUNY), Cristina Rivera Garza’s The Iliac Crest (trans. Sarah Booker; The Feminist Press at CUNY), Zahia Rahmani’s “Muslim”: A Novel (trans. Matt Reeck; Deep Vellum), and Anne Garréta’s Not One Day (trans. Emma Ramadan; Deep Vellum) in a June 11 article about diverse translations.
Electric Literature included Go Home!: Twenty-Four Journeys from the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and the Feminist Press (edited by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan; The Feminist Press at CUNY) on a list of inclusive anthologies on May 31.
The Brooklyn Rail’s June 5 “Summer Round-Up” included C.D. Wright’s Casting Deep Shade (Copper Canyon Press), Asja Bakić’s Mars (trans. Jennifer Zoble; The Feminist Press at CUNY), and Duanwad Pimwana’s Arid Dreams (trans. Mui Poopoksakul; The Feminist Press at CUNY).