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  • Hafez in Love wins the Lois Roth Persian Translation Prize

    December 20, 2021

    Congratulations to Pouneh Shabani Jadidi and Patricia Higgins on receiving the 2021 Lois Roth Persian Translation prize for their translation of Hafez in Love by Iraj Pezeshkzad. The Lois Roth Persian Translation Prize is awarded by the American Institute of Iranian Studies in recognition of excellence in translating Persian literature into English and is funded ...

  • From a Distant Relation reviewed in San Diego Jewish World

    December 16, 2021

    “From a Distant Relation presents the English-speaking community with wonderful renditions of Jewish short stories by a conflicted writer telling tales of a long-forgotten world.” Read full review

  • Authors interviewed on NewChannel 9’s Bridge Street

    November 16, 2021

    The Bear Tree and Other Stories from Cazenovia’s History explores the unheralded, inaccurately told, and long-forgotten tales of the town. Readers will encounter historical characters such as elephant and lion tamer Lucia Zora Card, “The Bravest Woman in the World”; educator Susan Blow, “The Mother of American Kindergarten”; and World War I soldier Cecil Donovan, whose letters ...

  • Generations of Dissent receives a 2021 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award

    November 3, 2021

  • Q&A with the Latina Leadership editors and contributors for Hispanic Heritage Month

    September 21, 2021

    September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month. To celebrate we discuss Latina Leadership: Language and Literacy Education across Communities with the editors Laura Gonzales and Michelle Hall Kells and other contributors. This book focuses on the narratives, scholarly lives, pedagogies, and educational activism of established and emerging Latina leaders in K-16 ...

  • Revolutions of All Colors reviewed in the Southern Review of Books

    September 15, 2021

    Dewaine Farria’s novel Revolutions of All Colors was recently reviewed in Southern Review of Books. “Revolutions of All Colors: A Story that Communities Do Not Forget”

  • Lisa Marchi interviewed on Arablit

    August 30, 2021

    Lisa Marchi talks with Tugrul Mende about her forthcoming book The Funambulitsts: Women Poets of the Arab Diaspora on “This is an art that is not meant for the elites, it is meant for the people in the streets. People, I should add, who are perhaps a bit disheartened but still alert, and whose ...

  • Hot Maroc reviewed in Asymptote

    July 15, 2021

    Yassin Adnan’s novel Hot Maroc, translated by Alexander Elinson, was included in Asymptote’s roundup of new translations in July 2021. “The satirical novel, deftly translated by Alexander E. Elinson, is unmistakably Moroccan, but deals with universal issues: political corruption, blowhards and know-it-alls, and internet anonymity.” Read the full review

  • Heart of Lebanon featured in Arab America

    July 15, 2021

    Arab America featured an interview with May Rihani, niece of Ameen Rihani and Director of of the George and Lisa Zakhem Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace at the University of Maryland. She discussed the new translation of The Heart of Lebanon and Rihani’s role as a bridge between the East and the West. ...

  • New York Journal of Books reviews David Tatham latest book

    June 29, 2021

    New York Journal of Books reviews Winslow Homer and His Cullercoats Paintings: An American Artist in England’s North East “Homer was an expressive artistic powerhouse, and the Cullercoats work proves his versatility. . . . Art historian David Tatham presents a well-researched and well-written assessment of Homer’s work during this 18 month period (1881–1882). Read the full ...

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