Books Forward Authors in the Media: July 2024

What can we say, Books Forward authors are always going, going, going! We’re excited to feature some of our authors and their recent media wins.

  • Reginald L. Reed Jr. was interviewed by A&E’s True Crime Blog about his mother’s tragic murder and the memoir he wrote to heal and share her story.
  • Conde Nast’s Women Who Travel podcast recently spoke with Tamara Walker about the long history of African American expats as detailed in her book Beyond the Shores.
  • Don Silver spoke with Mountain Xpress about his novel Scorched and how it explores how childhood issues manifest in adulthood.
  • Publishers Weekly recently featured pioneering queer author Fritz Peters and how the Hirsch Giovanni team became an unlikely publisher to re-release his work.
  • Author Brian Morra wrote a guest article the U.S.’s 2021 withdrawal from Afghanistan for History is Now.
  • The Mary Sue featured Dr. Seema Yasmin in this interview about her debut YA novel that tackles abortion, as well as its pre-release book ban attempts.
  • Anne Abel and her memoir Mattie, Milo and Me were featured in this dog-friendly summer reading list by Oh My Dog!
  • Author Sarah Towle was interviewed by Michigan Public Radio’s Stateside staff about her new book Crossing the Line.
  • The Johnstonian News highlighted local author Leo Daughtry and his debut novel Talmadge Farm.
  • Charles Lachman was interviewed by Navy Times on his new book Codename Nemo and how nine men captured a Nazi sub and shortened WWII.
  • Mom Egg Review featured Joanne De Simone’s Fall and Recovery in its July bookshelf reading list.
  • Comedian, improv actor, and writer Claire Berger shares her experience of planning out offbeat book events in this piece for Writer’s Digest.
  • Author Kelly Vincent wrote a letter to their teenage self for Story Time Teen with the reminder that we don’t live in a binary world.

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