This Week’s News

The Wall Street Journal recommended The Helios Disaster on April 3. The WSJ also endorsed A Long Way Off on April 24, saying the novel “plays out like an existential fever dream.”

Gina Fattore, author of The Spinster Diaries, wrote an article for Entertainment Weekly about her most exciting moments as a television writer on April 24. Fattore also wrote an article for Literary Hub about the English novelist Frances Burney on April 27.

BoingBoing raved about Lauren McLaughlin’s YA novel, Send Picson April 21.

Let’s Talk Toddlers author Marie Masterson (Redleaf Press) was interviewed for New York Magazine’s The Strategist on April 21. 

Elizabeth J. Coleman, author of HEREPoems for the Planet (Copper Canyon Press), wrote an article for Literary Hub on April 22. 

A poem from Not Go Away Is My Name by Alberto Ríos (Copper Canyon Press) appeared in the New York Times Magazine on April 23.

Summer of Reckoning by Marion Brunet (trans. Katherine Gregor, Bitter Lemon Press) was included in a CrimeReads round-upon April 22. 

Fowzia Karimi, author of Above Us the Milky Way (Deep Vellum Publishing), wrote an article for Literary Hub on April 27. Matthew Rohrer, author of The Sky Contains the Plans(Wave Books), wrote an article for Literary Hub on April 28.

Aaron Shurin wrote about one of his poems from The Blue Absolute (Nightboat Books) for Lambda Literary on April 27.

Ms. Magazine recommended All Heathens by Marianne Chan (Sarabande Books), In Praise of Fragments by Meena Alexander (Nightboat Books), Repetition Nineteen by Mónica de la Torre (Nightboat Books), and Toxicon and Arachne by Joyelle McSweeney (Nightboat Books) on April 22.

Maya C. Popa, author of American Faith(Sarabande Books), interviewed Don Mee Choi, author of DMZ Colony (Wave Books) for the Publishers Weekly blog April 27.

When I Colored in the World by Ahmadreza Ahmadi (illus. Ehsan Abdollahi, trans. Azita Rassi, Tiny Owl Publishing) was named an NCTE 2020 Notable Poetry title.

Selections from Srikanth Reddy’s Underworld Lit were shared in Verse on April 27.

The Seattle Times talked to poetry bookstore Open Books, which recommended Leila Chatti’s Deluge and Victoria Chang’s Obit (both Copper Canyon Press) on April 23.

Welcome to America by Linda Boström Knausgård (trans. Martin Aitken, World Editions) was longlisted for the Millions Best Translated Book Award.

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