This Week is Lit

In honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day on Monday, October 12th, Saranac Review would like to cast a light on a conversation between a group of authors hosted by Brooklyn based bookstore, Books are Magic. In attendance will be short fiction, nonfiction, and comic writer, Darcie Little Badger, author of Elatsoe. Little Badger is a Lipan Apache writer with a PhD in Oceanography who has multiple short story features in magazines including Nightmare Magazine, Strange Horizons, and The Dark. 


Alongside Little Badger, will be writer and visual artist Eric Ganworth, Sˑha-weñ na-saeˀ; an enrolled Onondaga, raised at the Tuscarora Nation. Ganworth is the author of YA memoir-in-verse Apple: (skin to the Core) which was longlisted for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. His other work has appeared in Kenyon Review, Boston Review, and has been widely anthologized.


Their conversation will be moderated by American academic and author specializing in the Ojibwe language, Anton Treuer. This event will be taking place on Monday, October 12th, at 7:00pm EDT; you can register for the event [here]

More Virtual Literary Events


Saturday October 10, 8:00pm EDT,  Litquake Festival
As part of their larger literary festival, San Francisco-based Litquake will host Juan Felipe Herrera, author of Every Day We Get More Illegal. See more about the event here!

Wednesday, October 14, 7:00 PM EDT, Red Hen Press
This week Red Hen Press collaborates with the Institute of Latino Studies, AdelanteND, and the Creative Writing Program at the University of Notre Dame to bring you a reading and conversation with Kristen Millares Young, author of Subduction. Millares Young will be joined in conversation by Francisco Aragón & Rebecca Gearhart. Click here for full details.

Thursday, October 15, 5pm CDT, Copper Canyon Press
Join Copper Canyon Press for their Fall Launch Party featuring Tyree Daye, Jennifer L. Knox, Alberto Ríos, and Lewis Hyde. This reading will be followed by a Q&A. Register here.