In our afternoon reading: an excerpt from Mitchell S. Jackson’s new book, notable poetry for the new year, new writing from Jeff Jackson, and more.
A new year has begun. What does the new literary year have in store for us? If January is any indication, there’s a host of acclaimed short fiction on the way; in addition to that, there are new works by some of our favorite writers, as well as acclaimed fiction from around the globe. Here’s a look at some of the January books that have caught our eye.