Etan Thomas, author of We Matter: Athletes and Activism on our Edge of Sports imprint, was recently interviewed by Candace Buckner in the Washington Post on athletes using their platform to speak out on current political events. Read the full article here.
2018 News & Features
My elementary school invited me in for an assembly before I was set to leave. Kids made banners and gave me good luck cards.
Did you catch our indefatigable publisher Johnny Temple in the May 11, 2018 issue of the New York Times? Author Andrew Cotto described a day in the life of Johnny Temple, which begins with reading and coffee, in the Sunday Routine section: “How Johnny Temple, Book Publisher and Rocker, Spends His Sundays.”
As usual, Deadman has left me a car at the airport, and, for the first time since Irma hit, I bump along the rutted streets of Road Town.
To celebrate the Italian edition of Michael Zadoorian’s latest novel, Beautiful Music, publisher Marcos y Marcos has created a Spotify playlist of music inspired by the book: We’ve received fantastic praise for this 1970s coming-of-age novel set in Detroit, including a recent review in the Wall Street Journal by Sam Sacks, which reads in part: “Beautiful Music is a sweet […]
The International Swimming Hall of Fame presented their 2018 Specialty Awards this month: Anthony Ervin and Constantine Markides received the Buck Dawson Author Award for their co-written memoir of Ervin’s Olympic career, Chasing Water: Elegy of An Olympian. Congratulations to both!
I am the enemy of those of blood and breath.
As soon as my wife told me that our little girl was being bullied at school, I was ready to go off the deep end.
Featured: Black Interest
- The Accidental Hunter
- Mr. Loverman
- Loving Donovan
- Gomer’s Song
- Eight New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set
- The Gospel According to Cane
- To Funk and Die in LA
- Black Orchid Blues
- The Half That’s Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread
- Climb: Taking Every Step with Conviction, Courage, and Calculated Risk to Achieve a Thriving Career and a Successful Life
- Lagos Noir (Nigeria)