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Category: Akashic in Good Company

Welcome to Akashic in Good Company, a regular feature where Akashic spotlights the remarkable people and places in today’s publishing industry. This is where you’ll find managing editor Johanna Ingalls’s in-depth profiles of literary agents, bookstore owners, publishers, and many others; our Indie Bookstore Spotlight and photo tours; reviews of works from other small publishers; and additional posts highlighting our colleagues in other corners of the publishing world.

Spotlight on Outsports

To celebrate the release of Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports, we’re pleased to share a spotlight on Outsports, cofounded by author Cyd Zeigler.

Spotlight on New Federal Theatre

To celebrate the release of The System of Dante’s Hell — the long-awaited reissue of Amiri Baraka’s remarkable 1965 novel, featuring a new introduction by Woodie King Jr. — we’re pleased to feature a spotlight on Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre.

Simon’s Cat in Good Company: Meet the Akashic Cats!

To celebrate the release of Simon’s Cat Off to the Vet . . . and Other Cat-astrophes, Akashic is featuring some of our favorite bookstore and library cats. Today, meet the cats of Akashic employees: Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Cecil P.!


Featured: Young Adult/Middle Grade