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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 AFROPUNK

To celebrate the release of The Lost Treasures of R&B — the latest in Nelson George’s acclaimed D Hunter mystery series — we’re pleased to bring you a spotlight on AFROPUNK, a cultural movement celebrating alternative black culture.

Spotlight on the NYU Creative Writing Program

On Friday, February 13, the NYU Creative Writing Program will feature Akashic authors Nelson George (The Lost Treasures of R&B), Bernice L. McFadden (Loving Donovan), and Arthur Nersesian (The Fuck-Up) as part of their Reading Series. Today, Akashic is thrilled to spotlight the NYU Creative Writing program.

Spotlight on Young DFW Writers

To celebrate the release of Starve the Vulture — the latest release in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint — we’re pleased to bring you a spotlight on author Jason Carney’s Young DFW Writers program written by Laura Roach.


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