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Knitting the Fog by Claudia D. Hernandez and Training School for Negro Girls by Camille Acker (both The Feminist Press at CUNY) were recommended on NPR affiliate WAMU 88.5’s Code Switch Book Club on June 20.

The June 2019 issue of Poetry Society of America published excerpts from New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Sita), edited by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani (Akashic Books).

Inside Hook named Brian Evenson’s Song for the Unraveling of the World (Coffee House Press) one of “The 25 Best Books of the First Half of 2019” on June 21.

Wired published a selection of photos from Vladamir Antaki’s The Guardians (Kehrer Verlag) on June 24.

Molly Reid, author of The Rapture Index (BOA Editions), wrote an original essay for Literary Hub on June 19.

The Ugly Truth: A Riley Ellison Mystery by Jill Orr (Prospect Park Books) was excerpted on CrimeReads on June 21.

Claudia D. Hernandez’s Knitting the Fog (The Feminist Press at CUNY) was recommended by Remezcla on June 14.

Chris Kuzma, author of Lunch Quest (Koyama Press) is taking over as The Comics Journal’s resident diary cartoonist the week of June 24.  

Asymptote interviewed Gabriela Ybarra, author of The Dinner Guest (Transit Books) on June 20.

Charles Garfield, author of Life’s Last Gift: Giving and Receiving Peace When a Loved One is Dying (Central Recovery Press), was interviewed on Berkley, California KPFA 94.1’s About Health on June 17.

James Hoggan, author of I’m Right and You’re an Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up (New Society Publishers), will be interviewed on Wichita, Kansas WQAM’s regionally syndicated The Voice of Reason with Andy Hooser on July 3.

Elegant Simplicity: The Art of Living Well by Satish Kumar (New Society Publishers) was excerpted by UTNE Magazine on June 19.

Matthew Legge, author of Are We Done Fighting: Building Understanding in a World of Hate and Division (New Society Publishers), wrote an article for Open Democracy on June 16.

Novel Novice recommended Tracy Hecht’s Nocturnals Grow and Read! title The Chestnut Challenge on June 13 while on May 31, Fupping recommended Nocturnals middle grade titles The Mysterious Abductions, The Ominous Eye, and The Fallen Star, and The Hidden Kingdom (all Fabled Films Publishing).

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