This Week’s News

When You Look Up by Decur was recommended by the Wall Street Journal on April 16.

Another Enchanted Lion Books title, Layla’s Happiness by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie and illustrated by Ashleigh Corrinwas recently honored by the Ezra Jack Keats Awards

A Short Move was named one of Elle‘s most anticipated titles on April 11. 

Vanity Fair recommended The Cockettes on April 16, calling it “flamboyantly illustrated. . . . The book is more than a paean to a wild yet touchingly poignant bygone era; it’s a virtual encyclopedia of the antecedents of high drag.”

Dwight Garner recommended the “good company” of A Curious History of Sex on April 17 in the New York Times.

The “mesmerizing arrythmia” of Apsara Engine received a rave review by NPR on April 18.

Five Books of (Robert) Moses appeared in the Wall Street Journal on April 19. 

CNN shared the “surreal, eerily poignant” photography from Franziska Stünkel’s COEXIST on April 6 and talked to the acclaimed filmmaker and photographer about her artistic process. 

 The School of Life has started a partnership with CNN about living philosophically during COVID-19, and shared the first article on April 22. 

Sarabande Books has opened up a hotline! Give them a call at 1-619-329-5757 to hear a spooky poem from Index of Haunted Houses by Adam O. Smith.

An excerpt from Hilary Leichter’s Temporary (Coffee House Press)was shared in The Cut on April 18.

Literary Hub shared an excerpt from The Unseen by Roy Jacobsen, trans. Don Shaw and Don Bartlett (Biblioasis) on April 15. 

Alan Hirsch, author of A Short History of Presidential Election Crises (City Lights Publishers) was interviewed for Gizmodo on April 6 and wrote an article for Literary Hub on April 10.

Annie Finch, editor of Choice Words (Haymarket Books) was interviewed by Shelf Awareness on April 17.

The Rumpus shared a number of Consortium titles to celebrate poetry month on April 10.

Will Arbery’s Heroes of the Fourth Turning has picked up another award: the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play.

Crushing the Red Flowers by Jennifer Voigt Kaplan (Ig Publishing) has won a Christopher Award.

Marianne Chan, author of All Heathens (Sarabande Books) gave writing advice to Poets & Writers on April 16.

Val Walker, author of 400 Friends and No One to Call (Central Recovery Press) wrote an article for The Caregiver Space on April 8.

Carmen Boullosa, author of The Book of Anna (Coffee House Press), was interviewed in volume 104 of the Southwest Review.

Jonathan Hammond, author of The Shaman’s Mind (Monkfish Book Publishing), is was interviewed by Brenda Michaels and Rob Spear on their show Conscious Talk Radio on KKNW Seattle.

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