The glowing reviews for Catapult by Emily Fridlund keep coming! Pick up your copy of The New York Times Book Review and check out "Other People's Minds: Four Short Story Collections" where Fridlund is among good company with other indie presses like Two Dollar Radio and Dzanc. You'll also find Catapult in the November issue of O, The Oprah Magazine and the December issue of Martha Stewart Living. Clearly, you should pick up this "laugh-out-loud collection as wise as it is funny" today!
Kiki Petrosino's third poetry collection from Sarabande, Witch Wife, "crackles" in her starred Publishers Weekly review, and The Millions includes it in its list of "Must-Read Poetry: December 2017." We can't wait for this book to hit the shelves December 12 and enchant you with its magic. Pre-order is available below!
We all survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but if you're looking for the perfect book for your favorite bibliophile this holiday season, head over to The New York Times "100 Notable Books of 2017" where you'll find Elena Passarello's Animals Strike Curious Poses.
Head on over to Lit Hub for a lovely interview with Sarabande poets Peter Mishler (Fludde, forthcoming May 2018) and Jenny Johnson (In Full Velvet). Mishler interviews Johnson about how her poems' "ahead-of-ness" helped her explore her queer identity growing up in a rural Virginian town.
"Assuming that my poems often know more than I do, I’ve found that the work for me is one of learning what to trust in an early draft; I try to listen to or follow the moments of strangest authority," Johnson says.
Are you searching for inspiration this winter? You can check out Poets & Writers's Best Books for Writers list where you'll find Mary Ruefle's chapbook, On Imagination, and discover how your imagination can play to your creativity. This list is a great resource for any writer looking to be inspired!
We're pleased to announce that Joe Sacksteder's story collection, The Game in the Sand, has been selected for the 2017 Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature! In such a tough competition, we'd also like to applaud two noteworthy manuscripts, poetry collection Field of Iron Feathers by Madeleine Wattenberg and story collection Quantum Convention & Other Stories by Eric Schlich.