She stood in the shelter of the doorway of the Chicago Yacht Club, watching as the sky darkened and clouds enveloped and erased the tops of the skyscrapers . . .
October 2014 News & Features
On the heels of a series of rave reviews for his new book, Akashic author Marlon James has received a wonderful feature in the New York Times, as well as an interview in the Wall Street Journal! James’s debut novel, John Crow’s Devil, was published by Akashic in 2005 and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.
This Sunday morning seems different for some reason . . .
Prison Noir — the latest release in Akashic’s Noir Series, edited by National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates — was reviewed by Marilyn Stasio for her New York Times Sunday Book Review Crime column!
To celebrate the release of Prison Noir — the latest release in Akashic’s Noir Series and edited by National Book Award winner Joyce Carol Oates — we’re very pleased to bring you a guest post by William Scott Lyon, who facilitates a creative writing workshop on death row in Nashville, Tennessee.
Featured: Black Interest
- She’s Gone
- The Accidental Hunter
- The Angels’ Share
- Confessions of a Ex-Doofus-ItchyFooted Mutha
- Bandits & Bibles: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America
- To Funk and Die in LA
- Nairobi Noir (Kenya)
- So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans
- The Plot Against Hip Hop