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Featured: Black Interest

May Digit

Excerpts from our three May releases: Every Boy Should Have a Man by Preston L. Allen, The Family Mansion by Anthony C. Winkler, and the second installment in the Open Lens imprint, The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave.

Limbo

An African American man confronts a heart of darkness when his family moves from Los Angeles to a small town in Norway.

Lost Canyon

In Revoyr’s most thrilling novel to date, four backpackers embark on a trip in the Sierra Nevada that quickly becomes a disaster.

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Upcoming Events

Glen E. Friedman — Rough Trade, Brooklyn, NY

6/26/19, 7:00pm

Glen E. Friedman presents Keep Your Eyes Open and DogTown in conversation with Fugazi’s Guy Picciotto; moderated by Jason Diamond from Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

Jaime Manrique — The Center for Fiction, Brooklyn, NY

6/26/19, 7:00pm

PRIDE IN VERSE: Spotlighting International LGBTQ Poets. LGBTQ+ poets Rigoberto González, Jaime Manrique (Like This Afternoon Forever), Raquel Salas Rivera, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Yanyi will have a candid conversation on queerness, acceptance, identity, and community. They will also read from their works. More details and ticketing information at the Center for Fiction website [here].

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