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Featured: Black Interest


Elizabeth Nunez’s reissued fourth novel is a haunting, mesmerizing exploration into the often destructive price of passion.

The Hungered One

Akashic launches an African American–focused reprint series with this classic story collection.

Nowhere Is a Place

The long-awaited reissue of McFadden’s classic novel about a young woman on a journey of self-discovery.

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Johanny Vázquez Paz, Rigoberto González – American Writers Museum (Chicago, IL)

4/15/21, 7:30pm

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).  Acclaimed writers Rigoberto González and Johanny Vázquez Paz read their work and discuss poetry and belonging in this installment of the Jean M. and John W. Rowe Program Series. González, the award-winning fiction, nonfiction, poetry and bilingual children’s book author, called Vázquez Paz’s collection I Offer My […]

VIRTUAL EVENT: Courttia Newland, Victor LaValle, Naomi Jackson – City Lights

4/17/21, 3:00pm

Courttia Newland, author of A River Called Time, in conversation with Victor LaValle; moderated by Naomi Jackson. Please visit City Lights to learn more. PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).

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