Soft Skull Press2016-02-12T18:35:56Zhttp://softskull.com/feed/atom/WordPressSharon Wuhttp://softskull.com/?p=123122016-02-10T18:16:20Z2016-02-10T18:16:20ZBrett Fletcher Lauer's essay "The Strange Poetry of Searching for Romance Online."
]]>PEN Texas awarded Tara Ison the PEN Texas Southwest Book Award in Creative Nonfiction for her essay collection Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Love, Live, and Die at the Movies. The PEN Texas Southwest Book Award honors excellence in writing in the categories of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and literary translation for all writers in the Southwestern states. Creative Nonfiction judge Nicole Stewart Schlesinger writes, “[Ison’s] wonderfully revealing personal anecdotes strike a deep chord with anyone who has lived a life going to the cinema.” View the full announcement here.
]]>0Sharon Wuhttp://softskull.com/?p=122992016-02-01T22:33:12Z2016-02-01T22:33:12ZTara Ison, author of Ball, on male entitlement on college campuses.
]]>Salon published an essay from Tara Ison, author of Ball: Stories, on male entitlement on college campuses. View the full essay here.
]]>0Sharon Wuhttp://softskull.com/?p=122962016-01-29T19:07:15Z2016-01-29T19:07:15ZPoets & Writers featured an excerpt from Brett Fletcher Lauer's new book Fake Missed Connections in their "Writers Recommend" series.
]]>Oprah.com included Tara Ison‘s short story collection Ball: Stories in a list of “16 Books to Start 2016 Right.” View the full list here.
]]>0Sharon Wuhttp://softskull.com/?p=122912016-01-27T21:33:21Z2016-01-27T21:33:21ZAndrea Kleine's debut novel Calf.
]]>The Rumpus published Anna March’s Reading Mix Tape, which included Andrea Kleine‘s debut novel Calf: A Novel. Anna March writes, “The novel is smart, taut, and finely woven. Using actual historic events as a point of departure, Andrea twists her own narrative in a voice that is gripping and original.” View the full list here.
]]>0Sharon Wuhttp://softskull.com/?p=122892016-01-22T19:12:03Z2016-01-22T19:12:03ZNew York Times Book Review reviewed Helle Helle's first English translation This Should Be Written in the Present Tense.
]]>The New York Times Book Review reviewed Helle Helle‘s first English translation This Should Be Written in the Present Tense: A Novel. The reviewer Jonathan Russell Clark says that This Should Be Written in the Present Tense “possesses an immediacy that tenderly and consistently compels. Let us hope this publication signals more English translations of Helle Helle in the future.” Read the full review here.