To celebrate the release of Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean, we are thrilled to feature spotlights of a few of our Peekash Press collaborators throughout April, beginning today with CaribLit.
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.
To celebrate April’s Autism Awareness Month and Drawing Autism, edited by Jill Mullin, Akashic is pleased to feature spotlights of organizations that benefit people with autism. Today, we’re thrilled to feature Pure Vision Arts, a Manhattan-based art studio and gallery for people with autism and various developmental disabilities, and the location of the Drawing Autism launch event.
Akashic intern Amanda Horn reviews Gilgi by Imgard keun, translated by Geoff Wilkes (Melville House).
Akashic intern Elena Overvold reviews The Cemetery of Swallows by Mallock, translated by Steven Rendall (Europa Editions).
Akashic intern Kate Guenther reviews Everyone In Their Place by Maurizio de Giovanni, translated by Antony Shugaar (Europa Editions).
Iconic rock photographer Steve Gullick, whose photographs appear throughout The Jesus Lizard Book, has put together a beautiful photo book that spans his time in the early nineties at music paper sounds through to the week following Kurt Cobain’s death in April 1994 — but he needs your help to make it a reality!
Welcome to Akashic in Good Company! This week, take a walk through Addendum Books, the great new bookstore in St. Paul, MN with a young adult focus!
Akashic interviews Ron Hogan, who recently partnered with the Beacon Reader to create A More Diverse Book Review, dedicated to reviewing books that may not get the mainstream coverage they deserve.
Featured: Black Interest
- Scars of the Soul Are Why Kids Wear Bandages When They Don’t Have Bruises
- Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean
- Black Marks
- Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be
- The Game Don’t Change
- The Duppy
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- Bedrock Faith
- The Hungered One