News:

TEA BY THE SEA listed on Electric Lit!

Date: January 25, 2021

My mom says every mother needs a daughter. It’s not that she doesn’t love and appreciate her two sons. My middle brother knows best how to comfort her in times […]

Jennifer Risher featured in Forbes Magazine!

Date: January 20, 2021

Before Covid hit, my family often traveled to Germany. There, we found “Asian” restaurants in many small German towns. I had to chuckle at the generalization. Did these restaurants serve […]

Essay by Martha Cooley in Literary Hub!

Date: January 13, 2021

On a damp afternoon a few years ago, descending a stone ramp adjacent to a cobblestone lane, I slipped on a slick patch. Landing on my seat, I bounced upward […]

Tea by the Sea featured in OPRAH Magazine!

Date: January 12, 2021

O, the Oprah Magazine, features the Rebel Women’s Lit Caribbean Reader Awards, including Donna Hemans’s Tea by the Sea, which won the award for Best Fiction!

Sadie Hoagland featured in Scary Mommy!

Date: January 11, 2021

When my daughter got into Berenstain bears, it was all my fault. I remembered loving the series, associating them with my old school library and a particular comfort there. So I bought her […]

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Reviews:

Publisher’s Weekly: Summer of the Cicadas

Date: September 10, 2020

Catherine wraps a fast-paced, stirring narrative about loss and unrequited love into a story about an unusually aggressive 17-year cicada swarm and the terror it brings to the residents of […]

Kirkus Reviews: Animal Wife

Date: September 10, 2020

Girls and women caught between myth and the modern world. Selected by Ann Hood as the winner of the Red Hen Fiction Award, Ehrlich’s debut collection contains 15 stories, some […]

Kirkus Reviews: Unseen City

Date: September 9, 2020

A ghost story that focuses not on a single spirit but on an entire city whose layered history haunts its occupants. “Meg had the unsettling sense that she was seeing […]

Foreword Reviews: Unseen City by Amy Shearn

Date: September 9, 2020

Amy Shearn’s modern fable Unseen City is anchored by smart, sly humor. It delves into the layered social, psychological, and historical architecture of New York City, a place that’s paved over the […]

Don’t Go Crazy With­out Me: A Tragi­com­ic Memoir

Date: August 31, 2020

Read­ing Deb­o­rah Lott’s mem­oir of her dys­func­tion­al upbring­ing feels like the lit­er­ary equiv­a­lent of rub­ber­neck­ing: her child­hood was a series of train­wrecks, but some­how you can’t stop turn­ing around to watch. […]

High Skies

Date: August 31, 2020

Daugherty’s engrossing latest (after the collection American Originals) focuses on the small community of Midland, Tex., in the late 1950s as it reels from severe weather, Cold War paranoia, and school […]

Publishers Weekly Review: Unseen City by Amy Shearn

Date: August 19, 2020

Shearn’s luminous latest (after The Mermaid from Brooklyn) follows a self-avowed librarian spinster; a man researching the history of his father’s Crown Heights, Brooklyn, home; and the ghost of an orphaned […]

A Point of Change

Date: August 17, 2020

Aimee Liu’s Glorious Boy gives readers a portrait of a young mother and fledgling anthropologist caught in a remote outpost in the midst of World War Two. Two of Liu’s three previous […]

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