Here’s the latest news from audiobook provider Libro.fm:
The Libro.fm team will be available to connect at Winter Institute as part of the Publishers and Business Partners Expo on Friday, February 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET and Saturday, February 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. ET.
Celebrating Black History Month
Libro.fm is showcasing interviews with Black authors and Black booksellers, as well as a directory of Black-owned bookstores, at shoplocalbookstores.com.
Recent Author Interviews
Dantiel W. Moniz / Milk Blood Heat: A live-wire debut from Dantiel W. Moniz, Milk Blood Heat depicts the sultry lives of Floridians in intergenerational tales. Libro.fm spoke with Moniz about the inspiration for Milk Blood Heat, writing about her hometown, and more.
Robert Jones, Jr. / The Prophets: The Prophets is a singular and stunning debut novel about the forbidden union between two enslaved young men on a Deep South plantation. Libro.fm spoke with the author about the inspiration for The Prophets, his time as a bookseller, and more.
Mateo Askaripour / Black Buck: Black Buck is a crackling, satirical debut novel about a young man given a shot at stardom as the lone black salesman at a mysterious, cult-like, and wildly successful startup where nothing is as it seems. Libro.fm caught up with Mateo Askaripour about the inspiration for Black Buck, discovering the joy of audiobooks, and more.