This Week’s Hot News

Patti Smith is enjoying Yuri Herrera’s Signs Preceding the End of the World (trans. Lisa Dillman; And Other Stories)! She shared another picture of it with her 446k Instagram followers on August 7, calling it “an unexpected gift.”

Brontez Purnell, author of Since I Laid My Burden Down (The Feminist Press at CUNY/Amethyst Editions), was interviewed in the August issue of Believer Magazine.

Duanwad Pimwana, author of Arid Dreams (trans. Mui Poopoksakul; The Feminist Press at CUNY), was interviewed by PEN America on August 8.

Peter Mishler, author of Fludde, interviewed Hai-Dang Phan, author of Reenactments (both Sarabande Books), for Literary Hub on August 13.

Mary Lynn Hafner, author of The Joy of Movement: Lesson Plans and Large-Motor Activities for Preschoolers (Redleaf Press), was interviewed on The Preschool Podcast on August 12.

Kevin Allred, author of Ain’t I a Diva?: Beyoncé and the Power of Pop Culture Pedagogy (The Feminist Press at CUNY), was interviewed by Salt Lake City, Utah’s City Weekly on July 25.

T Fleischmann, author of Time is the Thing a Body Moves Through (Coffee House Press), was interviewed by The Rumpus on August 8.

Alia Trabucco Zerán, author of The Remainder (trans. Sophie Hughes; Coffee House Press), was interviewed by the Southwest Review on August 7.

On July 30, Reading Envy podcast recommended books for Women in Translation Month, including La Bastarda by Trifonia Melibea Obono (trans. Lawrence Schimel; The Feminist Press at CUNY), Arid Dreams (trans. Mui Poopoksakul; The Feminist Press at CUNY), Mars by Asja Bakić (trans. Jennifer Zoble; The Feminist Press at CUNY), August by Romina Paul (trans. Jennifer Croft; The Feminist Press at CUNY), and American Fictionary by Dubrakva Ugresic (trans. Celia Hawkesworth and Ellen Elias-Bursac; Open Letter).

Trisha Low, author of Socialist Realism (Coffee House Press), was interviewed by Believer Magazine Logger on August 13.

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