West Africa enters the Noir Series arena, meticulously edited by one of Nigeria’s best-known authors.
Featured: Black Interest
A literary journal’s debut featuring writing from: Donnell Alexander, Federico Anderson, Dana Crum, Michael A. Gonzales, KRS-One, Michael C. Ladd, Ferentz Lafargue, Reginald Lewis, Adam Mansbach, Caille Millner, muMs, and Greg Tate.
The latest installment in Chris Abani’s critically-acclaimed Black Goat poetry series.
Wyomia Tyus presents Tigerbelle at an event sponsored by the Global Sport Institute and the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Arizona State University—”Raising a Fist to Taking a Knee.” Full program details [here].
The San Francisco launch event for 131 Different Things with Nick Zinner, Zachary Lipez, and Stacy Wakefield. The Bindery is the offsite events space for The Booksmith, located at 1727 Haight Street.
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- “Cranky Chariots” by Pamela Booker
- “Lost At Sea” by John Mancini
- “A Game of Faces” by Carrie A. Brown
The author of South Haven discussed the importance of place on PBS!
- “How to Build Your Own Small Press in Brooklyn”
- A Day in the Life at Akashic Books
- Akashic’s Publisher JOHNNY TEMPLE in the NEW YORK TIMES
- Anthony Ervin and Constantine Markides Honored for CHASING WATER