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The Lost Century in The British Columbia Review

November 25, 2022

A review of The Lost Century by Hanako Masutani in The British Columbia Review. Read it here.    

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Augur Magazine Interview with Larissa Lai

November 25, 2022

On November 26 & 27, 2022, Augur Magazine is hosting their second-ever AugurCon, a virtual celebration of speculative literatures with over 45 authors, poets, editors, and publishing professionals. On November 24, they interviewed with Larissa, who is a panelist at this year’s AugurCon. Read the interview here.    

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The Lost Century: Best new Canadian books to give (and receive)

November 18, 2022

The Lost Century among recommendations by Shelley Boettcher in The National Post. Read it here.      

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The Lost Century in The Asian Review of Books

November 18, 2022

A strong early review of The Lost Century alongside Nancy Lam’s The Loyal Daughter in The Asian Review of Books: https://asianreviewofbooks.com/content/the-lost-century-by-larissa-lai-and-the-loyal-daughter-by-nancy-lam/

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Rachel Lee and Larissa Lai in conversation on the Brooklyn Rail

October 12, 2022

Larissa Lai speaks with Rachel Lee, cultural studies critic and the author of The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman Ecologies, in the Brooklyn Rail.  

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Le Fruit de la Puanteur, the French translation of Salt Fish Girl, shortlisted for the GG

October 12, 2022

Le Fruit de la Puanteur (Salt Fish Girl) is shortlisted for a Governor General’s award for the English-to-French translation! Congratulations and appreciation to translators Sylvie Bérard and Suzanne Grenier, as well as publisher Pierre-Luc Landry of Editions Triptyque at Groupe Nota Bene; current English language publisher Dundurn Press, as well as the Cooke McDermid Agency…

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Margaret Gracie Q&A with Larissa at the Victoria Festival of Authors

September 23, 2022

Margaret Gracie talks to Larissa about her newly-released novel The Lost Century. Read the full Q&A on the VFA website.  

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Iron Goddess of Mercy among most anticipated poetry of 2021: 49th Shelf

February 10, 2021

Along with some exciting company, Iron Goddess of Mercy this week made 49th Shelf’s list of the Most Anticipated poetry of 2021: “Iron Goddess of Mercy (March), by Lambda Literary Award winner Larissa Lai, captures the vengeful yet hopeful movement of the Furies mid-whirl and dances with them through the horror of the long now,…

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A Song for Clara Cruise

September 5, 2020

Reader Bia Moraes writes: “I recently read salt fish girl, and today this song kept playing again and again in my mind. This is how I imagine it. I’m sorry if this is creepy. “ Not creepy at all, Bia. Thanks! Listen to Bia’s song here:      

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Machine Dreams reading at Harvard

July 18, 2020

Machine Dreams is a podcast series created by the English undergraduate seminar in the Department of English at Harvard University. Larissa was invited to read for the series, and the podcast was published this week.

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