This Week’s News

Andri Snær Magnason, author of On Time And Water (forthcoming from Open Letter Books), was featured prominently in The New Yorker on October 20.

Mark Haber, author of Reinhardt’s Garden was interviewed by Martin Riker, author of Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return (both Coffee House Press), in Believer Magazine on October 24.

Tony McAleer, author of The Cure for Hate (Arsenal Pulp Press), was on KMOX St. Louis on October 16, WOCA-AM Ocala, Florida’s AM Ocala Live! on October 30, and KKVI-FM and KYBS-FM Dallas, Texas’ the Valder Beebe Show on October 31. McAleer will appear on WHMP-AM Northampton, Massachusetts’ Bill Newman Showon November 12.

A profile of Steve Healey, author of Safe Houses I Have Known (Coffee House Press), was featured in Mpls.St.Paul Magazineon October 25.

Pen America interviewed Rivers Solomon, author of An Unkindness of Ghosts (Akashic Books), on October 24.

Literary Hub shared their top ten list of best essay collections of the decade on October 29, which included Rebecca Solnit’s The Mother of All Questions (Haymarket Books) and Valeria Luiselli’s Tell Me How It Ends (Coffee House Press). The alternative list contained Charlie Fox’s This Young Monster (Fitzcarraldo Editions) and Elena Passarello’s Animals Strike Curious Poses (Sarabande Books).

Critic Zack Graham recommended Brian Evenson’s Song for the Unraveling of the World (Coffee House Press) in an interview with Literary Hub on October 23.

An excerpt from The Fragility of Bodies by Sergio Olguin (trans. Miranda France, Bitter Lemon Press) was published in CrimeReads on October 23.

Virgie Tovar, author of You Have the Right to Remain Fat (The Feminist Press at CUNY), talked to Kiese Laymon on Michigan Radio’s Same Same Differenton October 14.

LaToya Council, one of the authors of IntersectionAllies (Chelsea Johnson, Carolyn Choi, illus. Ashley Seil Smith, Dottir Press), was on WABE Radio Atlanta Georgia on October 25.

The Translator’s Bride (João Reis, trans. Sónia Oliveira, Open Letter) and The Remainder (Alia Trabucco Zerán, trans. Sophie Hughes, Coffee House Press) were recommended in the Chicago Review of Books on October 25.

Erica Etelson, author of Beyond Contempt (New Society Publishers), wrote an editorial for the Fulcrum on October 15.

Sarah Bowen, author of Spiritual Rebel (Monkfish Book Publishing), was interviewed on Lord Have Mercy on October 19.

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