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Celebrating SANTA FE NOIR

March 3, 2020

The following is excerpted from “The Sandbox Story,” by Candace Walsh, included in the anthology Santa Fe Noir, ed. Ariel Gore. Used with permission of the author and Akashic Books.   I work at home, but my office has its…

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New Books: February 2020

February 4, 2020

Here’s what we’re most looking forward to reading this February, with a special nod to several writers we’ve published in CRAFT!   Clare Beams, The Illness Lesson “Beams (We Show What We Have Learned, 2016) takes risk after risk in this,…

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New Books: January 2020

January 7, 2020

  Welcome to 2020! Most months we roundup our most-anticipated new fiction releases. January has a bounty!   Megan Angelo, Followers “If anyone is going to explore a future version of our high-tech, internet-obsessed culture, please let it be Megan Angelo.…

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New Books: December 2019

December 3, 2019

Welcome to the final 2019 roundup of new fiction we can’t wait to read!   Howard Fast, The General Zapped an Angel, with a new introduction by Mark Harris “Fantastical, oddly endearing stories rescued from the ravages of time…A collection of…

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New Books: November 2019

November 5, 2019

The end is near! (The end of the year.) Here is our penultimate 2019 roundup of new fiction releases we can’t wait to read. They basically all come out on the 5th, so you have plenty of time to collect…

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New Books: October 2019

October 1, 2019

Our monthly roundup of new fiction is here, with more collections than novels! And don’t miss the bonus round of new fall books by CRAFT contributors…   André Aciman, Find Me “Elio is the heart of the novel, as its…

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New Books: Fall 2019 Bonus Round

September 16, 2019

We’re so excited about all the books coming out this season from CRAFT contributors, we decided to do a new books bonus round to cover them! We’ve even got nonfiction to share! A click on any of the titles will…

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New Books: September 2019

September 3, 2019

  September: we’re hanging onto the last vestige of summer, and the big fall books have started to arrive. What a glorious month! Here’s a look at the new September fiction releases CRAFT can’t wait to read. Conspicuously absent are…

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New Books: August 2019

August 6, 2019

Summer isn’t over yet! Here’s a look at the new August fiction releases CRAFT can’t wait to read. We’re in another great month for short story collections! Happy pub day to one and all…   Ayşe Papatya Bucak, The Trojan War…

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New Books: July 2019

July 2, 2019

Happy summer, readers! Here’s a look at the new July fiction releases CRAFT can’t wait to read. Happy pub day to one and all…   Selva Almada, The Wind That Lays Waste (translated by Chris Andrews) “Selva Almada burns off all the…

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