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Congratulations to Alexander Chee, DQ Fiction Faculty 2015! His novel, The Queen of the Night, is named Hottest Fiction in Entertainment Weekly‘s “25 books we can’t wait to read in 2016″!
DISQUIET ’16 Faculty M. T. Anderson wins Booklist Editors’ Choice Books for Youth 2015 “Top of the List—Youth Nonfiction”! Check out Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad on Booklist!
Leslie Jamison, Disquiet Faculty ’15, chose Now and at the Hour of Our Death by Susana Moreira Marques, Disquiet Guest ’15, as her Best Book of the Year in the New York Times!
Guernica, long time partner of Disquiet, has a killer special issue out, The Boundaries of Nations (including short fiction by Disquiet’s Jeff Parker!)
Dinaw Mengustu on his father’s Ethiopia and the ways in which imagination, memory, and politics converge in exile; Anna Ciezadlo visits Lesbos at the peak of the refugee crisis; Atossa Abrahamian on the buying and selling of passports and what it means to be from somewhere; author and activist Jasminko Halilović on growing up under siege in Sarajevo; director Jonas Carpignano on his film “Mediterranea”; Laura Kurgan in conversation with Bill Rankin on the politics of map-making; Rachel Price on contemporary Cuban art; fiction by Valeria Luiselli and Jeff Parker; poetry by Yosefa Raz and Aliah Lavonne Tigh.
A Manner of Being: Writers on Their Mentors is out! Edited by Disquiet’s Jeff Parker and Annie Liontas, featuring essays by Disquiet Faculty and Guests Arthur Rickydoc Flowers, Stefan Kiesbye, Noy Holland, Mary Gaitskill, Tayari Jones, Scott Laughlin, Adam Levin, Sam Lipsyte, George Saunders, Deb Olin Unferth, Rui Zinc… the list goes on!
Disquiet 2016 Fiction Faculty, Maaza Mengiste, judges this year’s prize! Find out more at Restless Books!