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April 2013 News & Features

“Game Night,” by Tom Fassbender

Mondays Are Murder features brand-new noir fiction modeled after our award-winning Noir Series. Each story is an original one, and each takes place in a distinct location. Our web model for the series has one more restraint: a 750-word limit. Sound like murder? It is. But so are Mondays. This week, By the Balls coauthor […]

Weekly Roundup for 4/5/13

Every Friday, the Akashic team highlights industry news, reviews, and features from around the web. This week’s roundup comes to you from editorial assistant Susannah Lawrence. Around the Web Happy National Poetry Month! We’re loving the month-long Poetry Bomb from Tumblr and Abrams. Speaking of poetry, have you ever unwittingly created a poem while trying […]

Film Based on Delhi Noir Story Part of New York Indian Film Festival

“The Railway Aunty” by Mohan Sikka, originally published in Delhi Noir, has been adapted into a feature film by Ajay Bahl titled B.A. Pass. The film will have its New York premiere on Wednesday, May 1st as part of the 13th annual New York Indian Film Festival. Click here to buy tickets to the screening, […]

Video Countdown for Simon’s Cat

As the official publication date for Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos draws nearer, the Akashic team has selected five of our favorite Simon’s Cat videos for your enjoyment . . .

Indie Bookstore Spotlight: WORD (Greenpoint, Brooklyn)

Welcome to Akashic in Good Company, a weekly column highlighting some of the amazingly talented, hard-working, committed people Akashic has had the pleasure of working with over the past fifteen years. Taking a break from the interview format, this week and future weeks will feature virtual tours of some of our favorite indie bookstores, written […]


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