Anticipated Books of 2015 (Part 4) with Rebecca Morgan Frank

It is the last day of 2014, and we have just posted the newest issue of Memorious, which has our first interactive poem– Nomi Stone’s “Quadrant,” in which you can step into different parts of the US military’s mock Middle Eastern villages where they train soldiers– as well as work from a range of poets…

Anticipated Books of 2015 (Part 3) by Joanna Luloff

As I was putting together this list of anticipated books, I realized that there are many links to be made between the narratives included here. Many of these books investigate the often complex relationships and tensions between history and the present, between memory and truth, between community and solitude. This short list includes writers who…

Anticipated Books of 2015 (Part 2) by Derrick Austin

As part of our countdown to the books of 2015, we invited contributor Derrick Austin to share his list of books to look forward to in the new year. Here’s his line-up! Richie Hofmann, Second Empire (Alice James Books) Sometime in 2012, I fortunately stumbled across some of Richie Hofmann’s poems—fortunate because they left me…

Anticipated Books of 2015 (Part 1) by Barrett Bowlin

It’s that time of year again! Starting today, our staff and contributors bring you their lists of the most anticipated books of 2014. First up, former fiction editor, now contributing editor, Barrett Bowlin, shares his 2015 list. Mark Doten’s The Infernal (Graywolf) While narratives about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have been prominent since…

More Anticipated Books of 2014!

We were thrilled to see that so many of our readers celebrated and shared our first post about contributor books, which lists ten prize-winning books due out in 2014. But that list was by no means comprehensive, and we want to make sure that you also know about some of our other contributors’ forthcoming books,…

Anticipated Poetry Books of 2014

Ten years, ten women poets! Every year we like to look forward to the books of the New Year. (You can take a look at last year’s list and see whether you think we did a good job of telling you what to look out for.)  My list this year is dedicated to nine  contributors (all…

Barrett Bowlin’s Anticipated Fiction of 2014

Our outgoing fiction editor, Barrett Bowlin, who will remain with us as a contributing editor at Memorious, leaves us with a list of some of the books he is looking forward to in this new year. Leaving the Sea: Stories (Knopf) by Ben Marcus. A personal favorite, Ben Marcus is a strange, jilting writer, and his stories and…

Anticipated Books of 2013: Rebecca Morgan Frank’s Fiction List

Yes, it’s true: our final Anticipated Books of 2013 list is all fiction! To those who ask  if we publish fiction, my answer is that not only are we are very proud of our fiction list, but I am thrilled to see that so many of our fiction contributors have forthcoming books in 2013 and…

Anticipated Books of 2013: Rebecca Morgan Frank’s Poetry List

2013 promises an incredible line-up of books by our poetry contributors. Here are a few to keep your eye out for. (And tune in on Monday for my 2013 Fiction List!) –Rebecca Morgan Frank, Editor-in-Chief You may be familiar with contributor Alex Dimitrov due to the coverage of the exclusive Wilde Boys Salon, where Dimitrov…

Anticipated Books of 2013: Barrett Bowlin’s List

Our countdown to the books of 2013 continues today with fiction editor Barrett Bowlin’s list of fiction books to look out for in the new year. Tenth of December by George Saunders (Random House) – As a George Saunders fanboy, I take the man’s releases (particularly his fiction) with grave sincerity. As this will be…

Anticipated Books of 2013: Adam Day’s List

As we continue our countdown to the Anticipated Books of 2013, contributing editor Adam Day, author of the chapbook Badger Apochrypha, shares a few of the books he is looking forward to. Companion Grasses by Brian Teare (Apr 1, 2013) Omnidawn. Advice from 1 Disciple of Marx to 1 Heidegger Fanatic by Mario Santiago Papasquiaro,…

Anticipated Books of 2013: Laura van den Berg’s List

Welcome to our annual countdown to the books of the new year! We get weary of all the best-of lists, and there are always so many terrific books to look forward to.  It’s time to build your 2013 wish lists with the help of our staff, whose lists we’ll post over the next two weeks. Contributing…