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Starred Kirkus Review of Big Familia

Starred Kirkus Review of Big Familia

“A quiet, thoughtful story about coming-of-age at middle age.” Kirkus released a starred review of Big Familia by Tomas Moniz, coming November 2019 from Acre Books. This is a story of making family and making mistakes, of rending and of mending. As a Latinx queer...

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HoodWitch Recommended By Bitch Media

HoodWitch Recommended By Bitch Media

Bitch Media listed Faylita Hicks’ upcoming poetry collection HoodWitch today in a list of “7 Books by Queer Black Writers to Read in Honor of James Baldwin’s Birthday.” They write that: HoodWitch examines what power looks like when reclaimed by Black women and...

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Starred Kirkus Review of Spider Love Song and Other Stories

Starred Kirkus Review of Spider Love Song and Other Stories

Excerpt from the starred Kirkus reviewCongratulations to Nancy Au and her upcoming short story collection, Spider Love Song and Other Stories, for receiving a starred review from Kirkus Reviews. You can read the full review here and preorder the book on our website....

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HoodWitch Recommended By Bitch Media

New Poems in The Rumpus from Faylita Hicks

While you wait for Faylita Hicks’ powerful poetry collection, HoodWitch, check out her poems published today in The Rumpus: “All It Took to Get to You,” “For The White Girl in the Poetry Workshop Who Says I Don’t Belong Here,” and “Lil’ Mama Gets High.” The chances...

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Three Foreword INDIES finalists for Acre!

Three Foreword INDIES finalists for Acre!

Three of Acre’s titles made the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year finalist lists—Ethan Chatagnier’s Warnings from the Future (short stories), Michael Downs’s The Strange and True Tale of Horace Wells, Surgeon Dentist (historical), Sara Kersting’s Duty to Warn...

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Kirkus and Foreword Review EVERY HUMAN LOVE

We’re excited by the two terrific prepub reviews of Joanna Pearson’s Every Human Love, which will appear this May. Kirkus calls the collection “Intriguing and satisfying.” And Foreword’s review (due out in their May/June issue) reads: Imaginative and haunting, Every...

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