Call for Interviews & Reviews

Thank you for your interest in interviewing or reviewing for us. 


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We are looking for writers who hope to critically transcend, question, investigate, and explore. If this sounds like you, please click here to apply.

Note: If you have an existing interview or review you’d like to submit for publication, you may also use this form. Simply put N/A for second and third choices, and proceed as otherwise directed.

In addition, please note that an author’s presence on this list does not necessarily mean they will be available for interviews at the time of (y)our inquiry.

Unfortunately, we are not able to pay our interview conductors and review writers at this time, though we do ensure that they receive one copy each of the books under their consideration. Due to increasing shipping costs, some small presses are unable to ship titles outside the United States; in these cases, PDF copies will be provided.

*At this time, we have an aesthetic preference for interviews.*

Click here to view our most recent interviews and reviews. Again, you may click here to begin a brief application to review or interview for us.



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.



George AbrahamBirthright (Button Poetry, April 2020).

Lisa Ampleman, Romances (LSU Press, February 2020).

Takako Arai, Factory Girls (Action Books, November 2019). REVIEW only.

Susan Barba, geode (Black Sparrow Press, April 2020).

Rick BarotThe Galleons (Milkweed Editions, February 2020).

Kay Ulanday Barrett, More Than Organs (Sibling Rivalry Press, March 2020).

*Ellen Bass, Indigo (Copper Canyon Press, April 2020).

*Oliver Baez Bendorf, Advantages of Being Evergreen (CSU Poetry Center, September 2019). INTERVIEW only; review forthcoming.

*Alyse Bensel, Rare Wondrous Things (Green Writers Press, March 2020).

Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, A Treatise on Stars (New Directions, February 2020).

Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Travesty Generator (Noemi Press, December 2019).

Mark Bibbins13th Balloon (Copper Canyon Press, February 2020).

Tommye BlountFantasia for the Man in the Blue (Four Way Books, March 2020).

Ryan Black, The Tenant of Fire (University of Pittsburgh Press, September 2019).

*Bruce BondWords Written Against the Walls of the City (LSU Press, December 2019).

*Conor Bracken, Translator, Scorpionic Sun by Mohammed Khair-Eddine (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, September 2019).

*Molly McCully Brown and Susannah Nevison, In the Field Between Us (Persea Books, June 2020).

Nickole Brown, The Donkey Elegies (Sibling Rivalry Press, January 2020; cross-listed in non-fiction).

*Cassandra J. Bruner, The Wishbone Dress (Bull City Press, January 2020).

Stephanie Burt, After Callimachus (Princeton University Press, April 2020).

*Kayleb Rae Candrilli, All the Gay Saints (Saturnalia Books, May 2020).

*Stephanie Cawley, My Heart But Not My Heart (Slope Editions, March 2020).

Marianne ChanAll Heathens (Sarabande Books, March 2020).

Alan Chazaro, This is Not a Frank Ocean Cover Album (Black Lawrence Press, September 2019).

Don Mee Choi, DMZ Colony (Wave Books, April 2020).

*Lisa Fay Coutley, tether (Black Lawrence Press, April 2020).

Dorsey Craft, Plunder (Bauhan Publishing, January 2020).

*Adam Day, Left-Handed Wolf (Louisiana State University Press, February 2020).

Cara Dees, Exorcism Lessons in the Heartland (Barrow Street Press, October 2019).

Monica de la Torre, Repetition Nineteen / Replay (Nightboat Books, March 2020).

*Gregory Djanikian, Sojourners of the In-between (Carnegie Mellon University Press, February 2020).

*William Evans, We Inherit What the Fires Left (Simon & Schuster, March 2020).

Adam Falkner, The Willies (Button Poetry, February 2020).

*Helli FangVillage of Knives (Driftwood Press, February 2020).

Martin Jude Farawell, Odd Boy (Sibling Rivalry Press, October 2019).

Rachel Feder, Birth Chart (Excelsior Editions, May 2020).

*Megan Fernandes, Good Boys (Tin House, February 2020).

Carolyn ForcheIn the Lateness of the World (Penguin Press, March 2020).

Aricka ForemanSalt Body Shimmer (YesYes Books, April 2020).

John Gallaher, Brand New Spacesuit (BOA Editions, April 2020).

Leah Naomi Green, The More Extravagant Feast (Graywolf Press, April 2020).

Julia Guez, In an Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame (Four Way Books, September 2019).

*Roy GuzmánCatrachos (Graywolf Press, May 2020).

*Jennifer HasegawaLa Chica’s Field Guide to Banzai Living (Omnidawn, March 2020).

Teva Harrison, Not One of These Poems is About You (House of Anansi, January 2020). REVIEW only.

Terrance Hayes, Editor, Wicked Enchantment: Selected Poems by Wanda Coleman (Black Sparrow Press, April 2020).

Juan Filipe Herrera, Every Day We Get More Illegal (City Lights, July 2020).

Zoe Hitzig, Mezzanine (Ecco, June 2020).

Su Hwang, Bodega (Milkweed Editions, October 2019).

Didi Jackson, Moon Jar (Red Hen Press, April 2020).

Marlin M. JenkinsCapable Monsters (Bully City Press, February 2020).

Kim Kyung Ju (trans. Jake Levine)Butterfly Sleep (Tupelo Press, November 2019).

Elaine Kahn, Romance or The End (Soft Skull Press, February 2020).

Julia Koets, The Rib Joint (Red Hen Press, November 2019).

Jee Leong KohConnor & Seal (Sibling Rivalry Press, March 2020).

Virginia Konchan, Any God Will Do (Carnegie Mellon University Press, February 2020).

Christopher Kondrich, Valuing (University of Georgia Press, September 2019).

Yusef KomunyakaaNight Animals (Sarabande Books, June 2020).

Rebecca LehmannRinger (University of Pittsburgh Press, September 2019).

Zefyr Lisowski, Blood Box (Black Lawrence Press, October 2019).

Sara Magenheimer, Beige Pursuit (Wendy’s Subway, October 2019).

Maurice Manning, Railsplitter (Copper Canyon Press, October 2019).

Roya Marsh, dayliGht (FSG Originals, May 2020).

Kerrin McCadden, Keep This to Yourself (Button Poetry, March 2020).

Shane McCrae, Sometimes I Never Suffered (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, June 2020).

Jeffrey McDanielHoliday in the Islands of Grief (University of Pittsburgh Press, March 2020).

*Jill McDonough, Here All Night (Alice James Books, September 2019).

Philip MetresShrapnel Maps (Copper Canyon Press, April 2020).

Rosalie Moffett, Nervous System (Ecco, October 2019).

*Matt Morton, Improvisation Without Accompaniment (BOA Editions, April 2020).

Alessandra Naccarato, Re-Origin of Species (Book*Hug, October 2019).

Noor Naga, Washes, Prays (McClelland & Stewart, March 2020).

Kathryn Nuernberger, Rue (BOA Editions, April 2020).

Jill OsierThe Solace is Not the Lullaby (Yale University Press, March 2020).

Carl PhillipsPale Colors in a Tall Field (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, March 2020).

Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Living Weapon (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, February 2020).

Red Pine, Translator, Written in Exile: The Poems of Liu Tsung-yuan (Copper Canyon Press, September 2019).

Maya C. Popa, American Faith (Sarabande Books, November 2019).

*Matthew RohrerThe Sky Contains the Plans (Wave, April 2020).

Sarah Ruhl, 44 Poems for You (Copper Canyon Press, February 2020).

*Ed Skoog, Travelers Leaving for the City (Copper Canyon Press, May 2020).

Charlie SmithDemo (W.W. Norton & Company, April 2020).

*Danez Smith, Homie (Graywolf Press, January 2020). REVIEW only; interview forthcoming.

*Bruce Snider, Fruit (University of Wisconsin Press, March 2020).

*Monika Sok, The Nail the Evening Hangs On (Copper Canyon Press, February 2020).

Molly Spencer, If the House (University of Wisconsin Press, October 2019).

Jessica Q. Stark, Savage Pageant (Birds, LLC; March 2020).

John Elizabeth Stintzi, Junebat (House of Anansi, April 2020).

*Nicole Stockburger, Nowhere Beulah (Unicorn Press, November 2019).

Adeeba Shahid Talukder, Shahr-e-jaanaan: The City of the Beloved (Tupelo Press, March 2020).

Terrell Jamal Terry, Eyeless Light Seeing (Black Lawrence Press, October 2019).

Kelly Grace Thomas, Boat Burned (YesYes Books, December 2019).

Jeffrey Thomson, Half/Life: New and Selected Poems (Alice James Books, October 2019).

*Angela Voras-HillsLouder Birds (Pleiades Press, February 2020).

Chelsea WagenaarThe Spinning Place (Southern Indiana Review Press, November 2019).

Jillian WeiseCyborg Detective (BOA Editions, September 2019).

*John Sibley Williams, Skin Memory (Orison Books, November 2019). INTERVIEW only; review forthcoming.



Carlos Manuel AlvarezThe Fallen (Graywolf, June 2020).

Julia AlvarezAfterlife (Algonquin, April 2020).

*Matthew Baker, Why Visit America (Henry Holt and Co., June 2020).

Brit Bennett, The Vanishing Half (Riverhead Books, June 2020).

L. Annette BinderThe Vanishing Sky (Bloomsbury, June 2020).

Jonathan Blum, The Usual Uncertainties: Stories (Rescue Press, November 2019).

Dani Burlison, Some Places Worth Leaving (Tolsun Books, February 2020).

Anna Burns, Little Constructions (Graywolf Press, February 2020).

Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Water Dancer (One World, September 2019).

Katharine Coldiron, Ceremonials (KERNPUNKT Press, February 2020).

Tishani Doshi, Small Days and Nights (W. W. Norton & Co., January 2020).

Louise ErdrichThe Night Watchman (Harper, March 2020).

*Joseph Fasano, The Dark Heart of Every Wild Thing (Platypus Press, 2020).

*Tina May Hall, The Snow Collectors (Dzanc Books, February 2020).

Sabrina Imbler, Dyke (Geology) (Black Lawrence Press, March 2020).

Stephen Graham Jones, The Only Good Indians (Simon & Schuster, April 2020).

*Peter KispertI Know You Know Who I Am (Penguin Random House, February 2020).

Andrew KrivakThe Bear (Bellevue Literary Press, February 2020).

Poupeh Missaghi, trans(re)lating house one (Coffee House Press, February 2020).

Ander Monson, The Gnome Stories (Graywolf Press, March 2020).

*Claire Oleson, Things from the Creek Bed We Could Have Been (Newfound, March 2020).

Zach PowersFirst Cosmic Velocity (Penguin Random House, August 2019).

Stephanie Sauer, Almonds are Members of the Peach Family (Noemi Press, November 2019).

Karen Solie, The Caiplie Caves (House of Anansi Press, April 2019; Farrar, Straus and Giroux, July 2020).

Mary South, You Will Never Be Forgotten (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; March 2020).

John Elizabeth Stintzi, Vanishing Monuments (Arsenal Pulp Press, May 2020).

*Emily TempleThe Lightness (Morrow, June 2020).

Chris L. Terry, Black Card (Catapult, August 2019).

*C Pam Zhang, How Much of These Hills is Gold (Riverhead Books, April 2020).



Caren Beilin, Blackfishing the IUD (Wolfman Books, October 2019). INTERVIEW only; #FeministFridays feature forthcoming.

Nickole Brown, The Donkey Elegies (Sibling Rivalry Press, January 2020; cross-listed in poetry).

Susannah Cahalan, The Great Pretender (Grand Central Publishing, November 2019).

Joseph CaldwellIn the Shadow of the Bridge (HarperCollins, November 2019).

Mark Doty, What is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life (W. W. Norton & Company, April 2020). INTERVIEW only; review forthcoming.

John Dufresne, Storyville!: An Illustrated Guide to Writing Fiction (W. W. Norton & Company, February 2020).

Ginger Gaffney, Half Broke (W. W. Norton & Company, February 2020).

Allen Ginsberg (ed. Michael Schumacher)South American Journals: January-July 1960 (University of Minnesota Press, November 2019).

Miah JeffraThe Fabulous Ekphrastic Fantastic! (Sibling Rivalry Press, March 2020).

Wayne Koestenbaum, Figure It Out (Soft Skull Press, May 2020).

E. J. Koh, The Magical Language of Others (Tin House Books, January 2020).

Nina MacLaughlin, Summer Solstice (Black Sparrow Press, April 2020).

Melissa MatthewsonTracing the Desire Line (Split Lip Press, September 2019).

Ander Monson, I Will Take the Answer (Graywolf Press, February 2020).

Mark Nowak, Social Poetics (Coffee House Press, March 2020).

Jason Pine, The Alchemy of Meth: A Decomposition (University of Minnesota Press, November 2019).

Sophia Shalmiyev, Mother Winter (Simon & Schuster, February 2020).

Jeff Sharlet, This Brilliant Darkness: A Book of Strangers (W. W. Norton & Company, February 2020).

Thomas Travisano, Love Unknown: The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop (Penguin Random House, November 2019).



Max Porter (Fiction, Review)
Halle Butler (Fiction, Conversation)
Heather Derr-Smith (Poetry, Review)
Maryse Meijer (Fiction, Conversation)
Jessica Poli (Poetry, Conversation)
Jericho Brown (Poetry, Conversation)
Tupelo Hassman (Fiction, Conversation)
Matthew Thorburn (Poetry, Review)
Carl Phillips (Poetry, Conversation)
Abi Andrews (Fiction, Conversation)
Brandon Amico (Poetry, Review)
CJ Hauser (Fiction, Conversation)
Sara Peters (Poetry, Conversation)
Brandon Amico (Poetry, Conversation)
Shira Erlichman (Poetry, Review)