To celebrate the release of St. Louis Noir, the latest from Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the collection with editor Scott Phillips’s introduction, “High and Low Collide.”
August 2016 News & Features
Join us Saturday, August 20th, for the 12th annual Fort Greene Summer Literary Festival! The event begins at 2:00 PM at BRIC.
“Man gon’ fry out there,” Kinfolk said. He sipped from the tall boy of Hurricane and passed it to Sam . . .
We’re absolutely thrilled that Akashic author Anthony Ervin is currently competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio! Read all about his Chasing Water: Elegy of an Olympian coauthor Constantine Markides’s jet-lagged adventure through Rio in his latest behind-the-scenes report.
To celebrate the release of The Get Down on Netflix, three books in Nelson George’s D Hunter mystery series — The Accidental Hunter, The Plot Against Hip Hop, and The Lost Treasures of R&B — are now just 99¢ each through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Daily Find.
Download a copy of Foamers for absolutely free through Friday, August 19!
Get a behind-the-scenes look at Akashic author Anthony Ervin’s part in the 4×100 freestyle relay with a special dispatch from his Chasing Water: Elegy of an Olympian coauthor Constantine Markides.
Featured: Black Interest
- Black Music
- Bronx Biannual Issue No. 2: The Literary Journal of Urbane Urban Literature
- Dog War
- Gathering of Waters
- Getting It Right
- Lagos Noir (Nigeria)
- The White House
- Trinidad Noir
- Black Lotus
- Bandits & Bibles: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America
- Praise Song for the Butterflies