The translation “The Narrative Mechanism,” by Patricio Pron, is in the current issue of Chicago Review. Issue 58:3/4 also features a portfolio on Elliott Carter’s music, including his correspondence with John Ashbery and John Hollander, and an essay by David Schiff, among others. Click here for more information, and to purchase the issue or subscribe.

There is a launch reading and concert this evening at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Chicago. For more information or to livestream the event, click here.

Hayden’s Ferry Review 53, “Departure,” featuring the short story “Haircut” by Patricio Pron, translated from the Spanish by Kathleen Heil, as well as work by Gonçalo M. Tavares, Maria Alyokhina of Pussy Riot, and others, is now available. Click here for more details, and to purchase a copy or subscribe.

There will be a release party Dec. 2nd, 7:30 p.m., at Changing Hands bookstore in Tempe (Phoenix).