A seminal Jones/Baraka literary land mine that launches AkashiClassics: Renegade Reprint Series.
Featured: Black Interest
Legendary Haitian author Depestre combines magic, fantasy, eroticism, and delirious humor to explore universal questions of race and sexuality.
Echoing Jonathan Swift, Preston L. Allen breaks new ground with a novel that is part allegory, part fantasy.
Bernice L. McFadden will be honored as Go On Girl! Book Club’s 2018 Author of the Year for The Book of Harlan at the 27th Annual Author Awards Gala. Specific time TBA.
Gwendolyn Zepeda presents Houston Noir at the Clear-Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library with Stephanie Jaye Evans and Larry Watts.
News & Features
Congratulations to Jaime Manrique on winning the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement!
- “Getting There Is Half the Fun” by Anita Wong
- “Norman” by JZ Sims
- “Patched Up” by Beth Anderson
- “It’s OK, When You Have Two, They Play Together!” by Simon Pinkerton
In the immediate wake of the breaking news about the widespread college admissions scandal, aka Operation Varsity Blues, Akashic Books/Black Sheep author C.J. Farley appeared on New York’s local Fox 5 News to discuss the parallels between Operation Varsity Blues and Farley’s new young adult novel Around Harvard Square. Reporter Mike Sacks noted: “In his […]
- TIGERBELLE featured for Black History Month
- Bernice L. McFadden is Go On Girl! Book Club’s 2018 Author of the Year
- Bobby Sullivan’s Introduction to Revolutionary Threads
- DEATH OF A RAINMAKER is a Best Book of 2018!