To celebrate Women’s History Month this March, we’re offering big discounts ($9.95 for paperbacks!) on recent titles by some of our finest female novelists (click HERE for a full list of sale titles), including select works by Nina Revoyr, Elizabeth Nunez, Eliza Factor, Kola Boof, Shira Nayman, Persia Walker, and Feryal Ali Gauhar. Additionally, our […]
February 2013 News & Features
Event Alert! On Thursday, March 14, @ 7:30pm, Hollywood Heritage, Inc. Presents: The Long Embrace: One Writer’s Love Affair with Hollywood Nationally acclaimed author, Denise Hamilton (editor of Los Angeles Noir and Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics) will speak about her book, The Last Embrace, which is inspired by the disappearance of Hollywood starlet Jean Spangler […]
Continuing our feature Akashic in Good Company, which spotlights our colleagues in other corners of the publishing world, Akashic Books Managing Editor Johanna Ingalls speaks with Erika Goldman, publisher and editorial director of Bellevue Literary Press!
Publisher Johnny Temple interviews Les Claypool as part of Akashic Books’ “Literary Lions” interview series!
This February, in celebration of Black History Month and in conjunction with the long-awaited paperback reissue of Nowhere Is a Place, Bernice L. McFadden inaugurated our feature with the wonderful conclusion to her book. Since then, Courttia Newland and Kwame Dawes have contributed stories of their own family history. This week, Elizabeth Nunez similarly asks, Are We Related?
SUNDAY, MARCH 3rd: Lydia Lunch, Bibbe Hansen, & Tony O’Neill @ BOWERY ELECTRIC!
The vice principal asked if I wanted a ride home. It had just started to rain so I said okay. I was walking down Plum Street and was just about to disappear into the forest preserve when he pulled up. He was driving a station wagon that looked like it was twenty years old. There was a rusty patch on the passenger side door that looked like a dark red hand…
Every Friday, the Akashic team highlights industry news, reviews, and features from around the web (and the office!). This week’s roundup comes to you from Akashic publicist Kate Bogden and editorial assistant Susannah Lawrence.
Featured: Black Interest
- Getting It Right
- Black History Digit
- On the Way Back
- The Duppy
- Addis Ababa Noir (Ethiopia)
- Changers Book Two: Oryon
- The System of Dante’s Hell
- Gathering of Waters
- The Lost Treasures of R&B: A D Hunter Mystery
- What Is Hip-Hop?
- The Plot Against Hip Hop
- Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction From Jamaica’s Calabash Writer’s Workshop