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Thank you for your interest in interviewing or reviewing for us. Please see below for guidelines.

We are looking for writers who hope to critically transcend, question, investigate, and explore. If this sounds like you, please email with the following materials, depending on area of interest: One previous interview (scanned or online), as well as a resume/CV and three ranked choices from the following list of new, recent, or forthcoming releases.

Please note: At this time, we have an aesthetic preference for interviews.


Please email us at to request our mailing address, to which you may send a print copy of a recent release.

*Note: An asterisk denotes that the writer is a member of the extended Adroit family.


*Eloisa Amezcua, "From the Inside Quietly" (Shelterbelt Press, 2018).

Sherwin Bitsui, "Dissolve" (Copper Canyon Press, 2018).

Mahogany L. Browne, "Kissing Caskets" (YesYes Books, 2017).

Laura Buccieri, "On Being Mistaken" ([PANK] Books, 2018).

Mary Kovaleski Byrnes, "So Long the Sky" (Platypus Press, 2018).

*Grady Chambers, "North American Stadiums" (Milkweed Editions, 2018).

*Jennifer S. Cheng, "Moon: Letters, Maps, Poems" (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2018).

Natalie Eilbert, "Indictus" (Noemi Press, 2018).

Forrest Gander, "Be With" (New Directions, 2018). 

Jenny George, "The Dream of Reason" (Copper Canyon Press, 2018).

Jasmine Gibson, "Don’t Let Them See Me Like This" (Nightboat Books, 2018).

Henrietta Goodman, "All That Held Us" (BkMk Press, 2018).

Erica Hunt, Dawn Lundy Martin (Eds.), "Letters to the Future: Black Women/Radical Writing" (KORE Press, 2018).

*Fady Joudah, "Footnotes in the Order of the Disappearance" (Milkweed Editions, 2018).

*Trevor Ketner, "Major Arcana: Minneapolis" (Burnside Review, 2018).

Ada Limón, "The Carrying" (Milkweed Editions, 2018). Review only; interview with Ada Limón.

*Nabila Lovelace, "Sons of Achilles" (YesYes Books, 2018). 

*Carly Joy Miller, "Ceremonial" (Orison Books, 2018).

*Matt W. Miller, "The Wounded for the Water" (Salmon Poetry, 2018).

Alicia Mountain, "High Ground Coward" (University of Iowa Press, 2018).

*Gala Mukomolova, "One Above One Below: Positions & Lamentations" (YesYes Books, 2018).

*Hieu Minh Nguyen, "Not Here" (Coffee House Press, 2018).

*José Olivarez, "Citizen Illegal" (Haymarket Books, 2018).

*Emilia Phillips, "Empty Clip" (University of Akron Press, 2018). 

Francis Ponge, "Nioque of the Early-Spring" (The Song Cave, 2018). REVIEW only.

*Jacques J. Rancourt, "In the Time of PrEP" (Beloit Poetry Journal, 2018).

*Nancy Reddy, "Acadiana" (Black Lawrence Press, 2018).

Emily Skillings, "Fort Not" (The Song Cave, 2017). 

Carmen Giménez Smith, "Cruel Futures: City Lights Spotlight No. 17" (City Lights, 2018).

Tracy K. Smith, "Wade in the Water" (Graywolf Press, 2018). Review only; interview with Tracy K. Smith.

*Jane Springer, "Moth: Poems" (LSU Press, 2018).

Chase Twichell, "Things As It Is" (Copper Canyon Press, 2018).



*Matthew Baker, "Hybrid Creatures" (Yellow Shoe Fiction, 2018).

Jesse Ball, "Census" (Ecco, 2018).

Jamel Brinkley, "A Lucky Man: Stories" (Graywolf Press, 2018).

Melissa Broder, "The Pisces" (Hogarth, 2018).

Joseph Cassara, "The House of Impossible Beauties" (Ecco, 2018).

Elaine Castillo, "America Is Not the Heart" (Viking, 2018).

Joe Dunthorne, "The Adulterants" (Tin House, 2018).

Melanie Finn, "The Underneath" (Two Dollar Radio, 2018).

Lisa Halliday, "Asymmetry" (Simon & Schuster, 2018).

*Rachel Heng, "Suicide Club" (Henry Holt and Co., 2018).

Megan Hunter, "The End We Start From" (Grove Press, 2017).

Simon Jacobs, "Palaces" (Two Dollar Radio, 2018).

Alicia Kopf (translated by Mara Faye Lethem), "Brother in Ice" (And Other Stories, 2018).

Eleanor Kriseman, "The Blurry Years" (Two Dollar Radio, 2018).

Tatiana Ryckman, "I Don’t Think of You (Until I Do)" (Future Tense Books, 2017).

Leni Zumas, "Red Clocks" (Little, Brown and Co., 2018).



Jeff Alessandrelli, "The Man On High: Essays on Skateboarding, Hip-Hop, Poetry and The Notorious B.I.G." (Squint Books, 2017).

Alice Bolin, "Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession" (William Morrow, 2018).

Alexander Chee, "How to Write an Autobiographical Novel: Essays" (Mariner Books, 2018).

Leah Dieterich, "Vanishing Twins: A Marriage" (Soft Skull Press, 2018).

Roxane Gay (Ed.), "Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture" (HarperCollins, 2018).

Myriam Gurba, "Mean" (Coffee House Press, 2017).

Chelsea Hodson, "Tonight I'm Someone Else: Essays" (Henry Holt and Co., 2018).

Jessica Hopper, "Night Moves" (University of Texas Press, 2018).

Erica Hunt, Dawn Lundy Martin (Eds.), "Letters to the Future: Black Women/Radical Writing" (KORE Press, 2018).

Morgan Jerkins, "This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America" (Harper Perennial, 2018).

Porochista Khakpour, "SICK: A Memoir" (Harper Perennial, 2018).

Terese Marie Mailhot, "Heart Berries: A Memoir" (Counterpoint, 2018).

Lucas Mann, "Captive Audience: On Love and Reality TV" (Vintage, 2018).

Zadie Smith, "Feel Free: Essays" (Penguin Press, 2018).



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