By eleven in the morning the streets of Devine, Texas were as flat and as hot as the griddle the cook downstairs was doing bacon and eggs on . . .
March 2014 News & Features
Congratulations to Robert Antoni, whose latest novel, As Flies to Whatless Boys, has been shortlisted for the 2014 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature!
Game World author C.J. Farley appeared live on NBC’s The Today Show to discuss gender and children’s literature! [VIDEO]
The March 30, 2014 issue of the New York Times features Drawing Autism, edited by Jill Mullin, in the “Visuals” section of the New York Times Sunday Book Review!
Many thanks to Shelf Awareness for featuring the book trailer for Justin Kassab’s Foamers as their book trailer of the day!
Akashic intern Amanda Horn reviews Gilgi by Imgard keun, translated by Geoff Wilkes (Melville House).
To celebrate the release of The Jesus Lizard Book, Akashic will be featuring excerpts from Book on our website once a week throughout March. Today, we bring you Rob Warmowski’s piece on the July 21, 1990 Jesus Lizard show at Edge of the Looking Glass in Chicago.
To celebrate the release of Foamers, the first book in the Primal Age Chronicles and the latest release from Kaylie Jones Books, we invited Justin Kassab to share with us how Foamers and the Primal Age Chronicles came to be.
Featured: Black Interest
- Sale The Bernice L. McFadden Collection
- The Spring Thrills Digit
- Black History Digit
- Accra Noir (Ghana)
- So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans
- Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction From Jamaica’s Calabash Writer’s Workshop
- The Game Don’t Change
- A Simple Distance
- Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be
- Addis Ababa Noir (Ethiopia)
- Not for Everyday Use
- An Unkindness of Ghosts