This Week’s News

Don McPherson, author of You Throw Like a Girl: The Blind Spot of Masculinity (Akashic Books/Edge of Sports) was interviewed on New York City NPR affiliate WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show on September 4.

Ms. Magazine’s September 2 list of “Reads for the Rest of Us” included Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers’ Poetry edited by Amber Dawn and Justin Ducharme (Arsenal Pulp Press), The Not Wives by Carley Moore (The Feminist Press at CUNY/Amethyst Editions), SLINGSHOT by Cyrée Jarelle Johnson (Nightboat Books), and Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkin (Transit Books).

Ms. Magazine mentioned Joel Solomon’s The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism (New Society Publishers) in an article on economic justice on September 4.

Knitting the Fog by Claudia D. Hernandez (The Feminist Press at CUNY) was excerpted in the Summer 2019 issue of Ms. Magazine.

Poems from Matthew Zapruder’s Father’s Day (Copper Canyon Press) were published by Literary Hub on September 4, the Los Angeles Review of Books on September 1, and in the September issue of Poetry. The Library of America published an article about Zapruder on September 4 and the book was recommended by the Millions on September 5.

An article about Noam Dorr, author of Love Drones (Sarabande Books), was published in the September/October issue of Poets & Writers.

Carley Moore’s The Not Wives (The Feminist Press at CUNY) was excerpted on Joyland on September 6. Electric Literature published a book list by Moore on September 9.

Chicago, Illinois news outlet These Days released a short feature documentary about Kevin Coval and Langston Allston’s Everything Must Go (Haymarket Books) on September 5. Coval was interviewed on Chicago radio station 91.1 Vocolo on September 5.

Three poems and the translator’s statement from Johanny Vázquez Paz’s I Offer My Heart as a Target / Ofrezco mi corazón como una diana (trans. Lawrence Schimel; Akashic Books) were recently published by Latin American Literature Today.

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