An American Marriage

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“This is a novel about marriage and about what we owe one another and what you can expect from another person.” Tayari Jones speaks about her fourth novel, An American Marriage (Algonquin Books, 2018), and what she loves about bookstores in this video for Barnes & Noble. Jones shares her experience at Ucross in “The Writers Retreats Where Big Books Are Born” in the March/April issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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On Surrender

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“The soft dark rope of prayer and dream, its weight, what I pull, and am pulled by into night...” Aaron Coleman reads “On Surrender” from his chapbook, St. Trigger (Button Poetry, 2016), which won the 2015 Button Poetry Prize. Coleman’s debut poetry collection, Threat Come Close (Four Way Books, 2018), is featured in Page One in the March/April issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Two Poems by Tarfia Faizullah

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In this short film produced for Voluble, a Los Angeles Review of Books channel, Tarfia Faizullah reads two of her poems. Faizullah, author of the poetry collections Seam (Southern Illinois University Press, 2014) and Registers of Illuminated Villages (Graywolf Press, 2018), collaborated with emcee and producer Brooklyn Shanti and tabla player Robin Sukhadia to create this video.

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