Sarabande Books Weekly News: May 16th

  • Allegheny Front by Matthew Neill Null was recently named as one of Electric Literature's Recommended Reading picks. You can read an excerpt from the book, the full story "Gauley Season," on their website
  • Electric Literature also has an interview with Null, in which he discusses the spirit of place and landscape of West Virginia in his collection.
  • Oxford American also has new review of Allegheny Front.
  • You can find more reviews of Allegheny Front and interviews with Null here.
  • Two Sarabande poets have received Pushcart Prizes this year.
  • James Kimbrell received a Pushcart for "Pluto's Gate: Mississippi," originally published in the Cincinnati Review, contained in Smote
  • David Thomas Martinez, author of Hustle, received a Pushcart for his poem "Consider Oedipus's Father."